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We are a technology and knowledge-producing think tank that supports & empowers the African media

What We Do

We break information barriers and strengthen African democracies through research and media innovation

We leverage our capabilities and resources in sustaining and building reliable democracies across Africa

African countries
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Workshops & Events
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Journalists & Researchers trained

PremiumTimes NG

Nigeria's leading newspaper for fast, reliable breaking news and deep investigative reports about Nigeria.
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Foremost indigenous fact-checking, verification and media literacy platform to combat disinformation, misinformation and other forms of information disorder.
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We collect, analyse, and disseminate information in support of intelligence gathering for sound decision-making processes, and for political and economic risk management.
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Campus Reporter

Train and build cohorts of the next generation of investigative journalists and media innovators in all West African higher institutions.
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A premiere social accountability project to track Zonal Intervention Projects and constituency projects across the region.
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Press Attack Tracker

The Press Attack Tracker is a platform to track and report attacks on the Press in Nigeria.
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We build democratic accountability and strengthen journalism in Africa through sustainable media franchises and high-impact programmes


We curate programmes and initiatives that set the agenda for democracy by going directly to the nooks and cranny of where the people reside to interact and report on the true needs and want of the people.


We leverage modern technology in scaling and developing the reach and impact of journalism across the sub region by curating services and initiatives that propel innovation.

Accountability & Development

We act as a watchdog for democracy and holding those in power accountable to their commitments to the people through public reporting and tracking of government activities.

Featured Publications

We deepen the development discourse in the media and tackle Information disorder, thereby enabling media that advances the values of democracy.

CJID 2023 Annual Report

2023 was truly an impactful year for us at the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development! In this annual report, we take you through our journey, interventions, and achievements as…

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We strengthen the journalism ecosystem to set the agenda, gatekeep the public sphere and keep power accountable

We strengthen the journalism ecosystem to set the agenda, gatekeep the public sphere and keep power accountable

Over the years we have partnered with different organisations

Our vision is not one that can be single-handedly achieved, so we have partnered
with organisations that understand the vision and share our values.