At 80, Cornelius Oyemade is perhaps Nigeria’s oldest practicing photographer in the country. In the 1960s and 1970s, he and the late Peter Obe aka Exclusive traversed the social scene, capturing some of the historical moments in still images. From highflying weddings, birthdays and funerals to major sporting events in and outside the country, Oyemade’s signature remains indelible.
As he celebrates 80 years, he speaks with City People Publisher, Seye Kehinde on how life has been in the last 55 years of his profession. Watch out for the exclusive interview on City People Magazine on Monday, December 17, 2018.