By Oluwatosin Akinrinde
It is a known fact that the media is saddled with the primary responsibility of portraying issues that are peculiar to a particular set of people within a socio-political terrain. It is of essence to note that the authors of our 1999 constitution understood the necessity for community reporting by inserting a fundamental clause in section 22.
The International Center for Journalists is now seeking entries for the 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. We’d be delighted if you could share our open call for nominations with your network –– or let us know if you have a great nominee who meets the criteria. Of course, we encourage you to apply as well! The application deadline is Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Journalists gathered from various media platforms, discussing the use of data in analyzing development issues in Nigeria, from insecurity, poverty, low unemployment rate, child mortality, education, governance, etc.
Rotimi Sankore in his presentation at the ‘Rotimi Sankore Masterclass’ of the Civic Media Lab explained the link between underdevelopment and the numerous challenges of the country.
Data drawn from the National Bureau of Statistics and from various ministries across Nigeria were shared. Take a look at this. Read More
November 19 every year is World Toilet Day. This is an official United Nation’s Observance which seeks to draw attention to the global need for hygiene, Sanitation and Safe Water.
Wondering what you should do as a journalist? Well here are some numbers to JumpStart your ideas.
According to the United Nations,