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Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) opportunity for student journalists

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) is interested in working with student journalists across various schools of higher learning across Nigeria. The selected students will monitor, track and report procurement-related issues in Nigeria for its U-Monitor programme under their Udeme project. This opportunity is for campus journalists with good writing and communication skills …

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WFM announces call for application for 2023 fully funded training for female journalists

Women Radio FM (WFM) is receiving applications for its 2023 fully funded one-week intensive training on investigative reporting. The programme supported by MacArthur Foundation is targeted at Nigerian female journalists in print, electronic and digital media who are committed to reporting issues affecting women in Nigeria. It is an initiative created to empower and train …

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Call for job application: Monitoring and Evaluation – Programme Associate

Job Titles: Impact monitoring and evaluation – Programme Assistant/Associate Location: Lagos/Nigeria Responsibilities Responsible for implementing and coordinating the day-to-day impact Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) activities of the all the organisations’ programmes Develop or adapt data collection instruments and tools for all project activities. Develop an M&E plan for the WSCIJ’s Programmes to ensure effective and …

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Call for job application: Intern/Assistant Programme Officer/Volunteer Report Women

Job Titles: Intern/Assistant Programme Officer/Volunteer Report Women Location: Lagos/Nigeria Responsibilities Support planning of activities to achieve programme objectives on the Report Women programme. Conduct desk research to support proposals to potential donors. Prepare and submit draft activity reports, meeting minutes as may be required. Contribute to gathering draft content for webpage and social media platforms. …

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Call for job application: Intern (Programme)

Job Titles: Intern (Programme) Location: Lagos/Nigeria Responsibilities Support planning of activities to achieve programme objectives Write reports, policy papers and other research documents Conduct desk research to support proposals Prepare and submit draft activity reports, meeting minutes as may be required Contribute to gathering draft content for webpage and social media platforms Support monitoring of …

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Call for job application: Project Manager – To lead major projects of the WSCIJ

Job Titles: Project Manager – Investigative and Collaborative Journalism programmes Location: Lagos/Nigeria Responsibilities Manage complex and inter-media organisation partnerships with up to 50 organisations. Supervise key partners’ activities and project development and implementation. Relate appropriately with key stakeholders and partners within private, public, and civil society sectors globally. Set priorities and milestones for partners and …

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Call for job application: Senior Programme Officer/Programme Manager

Job Titles: Senior Programme Officer/Programme Manager Location: Lagos/Nigeria Responsibilities Drive major accountability journalism projects – strategy design, proposal writing, project implementation, business development and fundraising. Locate and engage advocates/ influencers within the community (on all forms of media) to foster dialogue. Plan activities to achieve programme objectives Identify and track emerging opportunities through the institutional …

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46 journalists orientated on need for dedicated investigative journalism desk at News Agency of Nigeria

To better improve the culture of investigative reporting in newsrooms of media houses across Nigeria, 46 journalists at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) were participated in an initial orientation session on the need for investigative reporting desks by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ). During WSCIJ’s visit to the agency’s Lagos office …

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House to House project: WSCIJ to visit News Agency of Nigeria and others

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism as part of its Collaborative Media Engagement for Development, Inclusion and Accountability will on Monday 28 November launch its 2022 House to House project with focus on investigative journalism desk with a visit to the News Agency of Nigeria, Lagos Bureau office. The visit is a part of activities to …

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PRESS RELEASE: Media organisations collaborate on investigative journalism conference and awards

Leading media organisations will collaborate to host the Amplify In-depth Media Conference and Awards. The event will include the Amplify In-depth Media Conference and the 17th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting. The conference will be held physically on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th December from 10 am to 2:30 pm WAT and the award …

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Civic Space Guard report shows state actors stifle civil liberties and journalists are mostly attacked

The Civic Space Guard report on media monitoring report, which analysed 150 stories across 10 years (2012-2022) confirmed that state actors, especially representatives of the police, often infringe on civil liberties and journalists are the most targeted for such attacks. Stakeholders at the public presentation of the report by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative …

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WSCIJ fixes 10 November for public presentation of Civic Space Guard media monitoring report

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) has fixed Thursday, 10 November 2022 for the public presentation of its Civic Space Guard media monitoring report titled ‘Hushed voices and the media’s defence of the civic space’. The report, which assesses civic space infractions in Nigeria as reported in the media over a decade (2012-2022), …

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13 journalists trained in multimedia news production

Thirteen Abuja-based journalists were trained in multimedia journalism and digital skills to boost their reporting skills within and outside the newsroom. The training targeted small and growing newsrooms that needed to include video content in their production process as a cheaper but vital mode of storytelling. Titilope Fadare, a 2021 fellow of the Report Women! Female …

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Report Women! News and Newsroom Champion Building: Student journalists equipped with sustainable approaches to reporting gender issue

A 2021 fellow of the ReportWomen! Female Reporters Leadership Programme, Osaruonamen Ibizugbe, has equipped the next generation of storytellers with sustainable approaches to reporting gender issues focusing on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). She did as her leadership project under the Report Women! News and Newsroom Engagement Champion Building. The training workshop took place virtually as the …

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Alaka, Hudson, others lead conversation on collaboration for investigative reporting at 2022 IPI conference at the Columbia University

Motunrayo Alaka, Executive Director/CEO of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), has called for more collaboration between journalists and media organisations for global impact as the world battles with the effect of wars, pandemics and climate change. She made this call as part of the 95 global speakers at the 2022 International Press …

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WSCIJ opens its call for applications for the 17th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting on 4 October

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) will open the portal to receive entries for the 17th edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting (WSAIR) from Tuesday 4 October to Monday 24 October 2022 by 4pm. The opportunity, is for professional reporters or team of reporters, whether full-time or freelancers, with published …

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Stakeholders task media on fight against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence through data-driven reporting

Stakeholders at the public presentation of the media justice status report on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria titled ‘Missing data, missing justice’ held virtually by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) on Wednesday 21 September 2022 have urged the media to lead the fight against SGBV in the country through data-driven reporting. Joy …

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Press Release: WSCIJ to present a media justice status report on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, 21 September

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) will publicly present a media justice status report on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria on Wednesday 21 September 2022, titled ‘Missing data, missing justice’. The report, which is an activity under its 2021 Report Women! Female Reporters Leadership Programme (FRLP) funded by Open Society Foundation …

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Gates Foundation visits WSCIJ as phase two of the Report Women! News and Newsroom Engagement project winds down

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) on Tuesday 9 August 2022 received a team from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at its office in Lagos. The Gates Foundation supports WSCIJ on the Report Women! News and Newsroom Engagement project to address the dearth of women in the news and newsroom. Alex Jakana, …

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