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Promoting Good Governance.

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting, ICIR, Abuja, in collaboration with the Public and Private Development Centre, PPDC, is embarking on this project to build the capacity of Nigerian journalists to scrutinise budgetary and procurement issues, in order to create more transparency and accountability in the public sector.

The overall goal of the project is to strengthen investigative and data-driven journalism as tools for reducing corruption and enhancing accountability.

The project activities include training a pool of journalists from newsroom across Nigeria, internship programme with the PPDC, mentoring of trained journalists and investigating and publishing budget and procurement processes.

Duration: The project is designed to run for a three-year period.

Investigations

INVESTIGATION: Failed contracts, lack of community ownership mar multi-billion Naira Great Green Wall project (Part 2)

The second part of this investigation by Olugbenga Adanikin concludes the report on how the state ministries of environment accused FG of excluding it from the GGW project and how the exclusion contributes to the project failure. The report also shows how a clear breach of Public Procurement Act, a sack of forest guards as well as security threats…

Investigation: Free feeding fraud in Benue, Taraba, Plateau schools

By  Terkula Igidi   A PLATE and spoon in hand, five-year-old Lember Iorhemen stood by  the door of the next class, salivating over a plate of palm oil-garnished spaghetti in front of the pupils of Primary 2 at NKST Primary School, Akile, Benue State She was one of many pupils who may not get their rations for the day. The bright July morning sun…

| 21 December 2018

| Innocent Duru

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Basic Training for Abuja Based Journalists

Basic Training for Abuja Based Journalists

Basic Training for Non-Abuja Journalists

Advance Training for Abuja Based Journalists

Advance Training for Non-Abuja Based Journalists