Nigerian Journalists Trained On Investigative Journalism

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, WSCIJ has trained 203 Journalists in Nigeria on how to improve their investigative journalism skills.

In addition to that, the WSCIJ provided capacity support for the creation and or improvement of investigative reporting desks in eight selected media houses in Lagos State and Abuja, the federal capital territory.

In partnership with the British High Commission, WSCIJ visited seven media houses to conduct the training for reporters and advocated for investigative reporting in the country.

The media houses that took part in the training exercise include The New Telegraph, Media Trust, The Leadership, The Nation, The Guardian, The Premium Times, The News and Television Continental.

With the training, the Centre is optimistic that the intervention will contribute to “improved thoroughness of news reporting and better position the Nigerian media to effectively perform its role in shaping the polity,” Motunrayo Alaka, the Centre Coordinator said in a statement signed.

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