Based in Nigeria, Toyin supports NRGI's teams in Africa to increase the reach and impact of the organization's policy advocacy, and is NRGI's liaison to media in Anglophone Africa.
Toyin was previously a member of NRGI's capacity development team, focusing on media training programs. Prior to joining NRGI, she worked with the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism in Lagos for more than six years as the program and research officer. She was instrumental in the formation of an investigative journalism network in Nigeria.
Toyin also worked with the civil society arm of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, where she researched corruption, conflict and development in Nigeria, and was a civil society forums facilitator. She holds an M.A. in peace and conflict studies and a B.A. in English, both from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. In addition, she has certificates in journalism, communication for development, e-facilitation and project management.