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

How Ebonyi government virology centre failed ‘Lassa fever’ patients

In the aftermath of the January 2018 outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria, PATRICK EGWU travelled to Ebonyi State, one of the states with high incidence of the disease, and reports how the N250 million virology centre in the state – the first and only treatment centre for the disease in the South East – failed patients, leading to the death…

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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