Bayo Olupohunda was born in Okiti Pupa. he has worked as a teacher, freelance journalist and columnist for Frontline Nigerian Newspapers. He began his writing career at The Guardian Sunday, and later moved on to contribute to 234NEXT and Punch Newspapers. In 2014, he emerged a finalist in the CNN African Journalist Award. Bayo has also been nominated for A Diamond Award for Media Excellence for his work. He currently work as the editor in chief of the online news site, Naij.com.