The International Centre for Investigative Reporting, ICIR, is one of the 9 media organisations that received a total of $5 million dollars from the MacArthur Foundation to strengthen their capacity to advance transparency
and anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria. The grants are a part of MacArthur Foundation’s aim to create a new atmosphere of accountability and good governance in Nigeria by strengthening Nigerian-led anti-corruption efforts and reducing retail or “petty” corruption in key sectors.
The ICIR on Tuesday April 4, 2017 commenced its project with the launching of its first training on Strengthening the Capacity of the Nigerian Media to Investigate and Report Procurement Processes
The participants shortlisted for the training were drawn from different media platforms including radio, television, newspaper and online based in Abuja.
Among the facilitators are Seember Nyager – PPDC , Musikilu Mojeed – Premium Times, Joshua Olufemi – PTCIJ, Yetunde Mosunmola -ICPC, Peter Nkanga, CPJ Mike Agboro-ICPC, Dayo Aiyetan -ICIR.