Bolaji is a sub editor at The Guardian. He began his journalism career in Lagos, Nigeria, 29 years ago working as a staff writer on the Daily Times of Nigeria. He later moved on to the world of glossies honing his skill as a colour feature writer stalking celebrities and newsmakers with acerbic pen portraits in his diary columns and profiles.
He has since gone on to train at UK’s premier news agency, The Press Association. He has worked as a sub editor for the Newsweek Media Group amongst many other media outlets subbing world affairs, current affairs, politics, entertainment, lifestyle, sports, science and technology, rolling news coverage and developing stories.
A self-taught photographer, he has also worked as a freelance press photographer for the defunct Demotix photo agency in London. He is the publisher of online lifestyle and culture magazine, WestLondonToday