Month: February 2022

Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development Launches in Abuja

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development [CJID], has officially launched in Abuja, Nigeria, to help the West African news media community fulfil “a mission to improve governance, promote a community of informed citizenry, and entrench democratic accountability,” according to the CJID Chief Executive Officer, Dapo Olorunyomi at the launch dinner on Tuesday the 8th …

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Innovative Journalism Strengthens Accountability in Nigeria

Three journalism organisations at the forefront of exposing corruption drive important innovations that promote good government. When Dapo Olorunyomi returned to Nigeria in 2004 after a decade-long forced exile, journalism in Nigeria was enduring both credibility and financial crises. Its professionalism had eroded. After working as the Chief of Staff to the Executive Chairman of …

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CJID Trains University Of Uyo Campus Journalists

As part of its efforts to support evidence-based campus journalism in Nigerian tertiary institutions, the Centre for Journalism, Innovation and Development (CJID) has trained over 50 students at the University of Uyo. The CJID, formerly Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, implemented the programme through its social accountability and advocacy project, UDEME. Participants at the …

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