Paul Yakubu

Paul Yakubu

Lagos, NG

View Portfolio


I am a Designer and Writer with a Master’s degree in Architecture from Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria as the best graduating student. He is an architectural journalist who uses Storytelling and comics to relate architecture and urbanism to the public. He collaborated on a short film about Nigeria in 2050 which was the winning entry for the 2019 Nigerian Economic summit group Art contest. His writing interests include: Culture, Social Boundaries of space, Housing and the stories behind a city’s morphology.



Livinspaces online blog, Lagos, Architecture writer

Architecture and news writer

Jan 2020 - current


Covenant University, Ota, NG, Masters, Architecture

Masters in Architecture

Jan 2017 - May 2019


West Africa Architecture festival Award for best undergraduate student in Nigeria 2017, 1st Place

West Africa Architecture Festival Award for a best undergraduate student in Nigeria 2017. Award is given to a student with the best final year project from all schools in the country.


Areas of Specialization