He has about five years of experience in journalism covering metro, health, education, judiciary and special report at the African Newspaper of Nigeria, publisher of the oldest Nigerian newspaper, Nigerian Tribune; Head of Content Development, BT Media Hub and The Nation newspaper as Social Media Manager and Online Reporter.
He took interest in fact-checking at the ICIR two months after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
His first fact-check published in April 2020, was among the selected seven finalists at 2020 Africa Check Fact-Checking Award.
He studied Mass Communication at Lagos State Polytechnic and writes well in both English and Yoruba Languages.
Aside from fact-checking, Shehu works for the FactCheckHub amplification team.