24.1 C

The ICIR offers health reporting fellowship


THE International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) with support from the International Budget Partnership (IBP) is inviting applications for its Health Reporting Fellowship.

The programme is designed for journalists in twelve focal states across the six geo-political zones.

The six-month fellowship is supported by the IBP through its SPARK (Strengthening Public Accountability for Results and Knowledge) programme in Nigeria.

The project is open to journalists residing in the selected states with a proven track record reporting the health sector.

Interested journalists will report on issues around two Federal Government health intervention policies: Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) and the Midwives Service Scheme (MSS).


INSIDE STORY: How NFF sold ‘N120m worth ticketing’ right at N5m for Nigeria–Ghana return match

2023: Adama, CEO accused of multi-million naira investment fraud, allegedly eyes National Assembly

Rainforest Journalism Fund offers biodiversity grants

Ten apps to monitor and track your child’s Internet activities

Lagos govt reopens Chrisland schools amid investigation into Dubai sex scandal

The organiser says candidates with a minimum of three to five years of experience reporting the health sector and working in print, electronic and online media would be selected from the 12 focal states.

Intending journalists must provide proof of their reporting on health issues in the last six months. Freelance journalists with a proven reporting track record are eligible.

    The organiser says that applications are requested only from health reporters in the twelve listed states who meet the stipulated criteria.

    The focal states are Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Cross River, Ebonyi, Gombe, Jigawa, Kano, Nasarawa, Niger, Ogun and Oyo.

    Being an equal opportunity provider, the Centre strongly encourages qualified female journalists to apply.

    The deadline for application for this project is May 2, 2022. Interested applicants can apply here or by visiting the ICIR website – www.icirnigeria.org.

    Blessing Otoibhi is a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor host for the News in 60 seconds at The International Center For Investigative Reporting. You can shoot her a mail via [email protected] or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

    Support the ICIR

    We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

    Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.

    If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation




    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Support the ICIR

    We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.


    One-year-scorecard: Super Eagles coach Peseiro performs below par

    FOLLOWING the resignation of Nigerian ex-international Austin Eguavoen as the handler of the Super...

    Aborted strike: 7 key agreements FG sealed with labour

    THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Monday, June 5, secured seven key agreements with...

    Despite over N57.16bn investment, Nigeria yet to attain 100% qualified teachers in primary schools

    THE Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has said Nigeria is yet to achieve 100...

    Subsidy removal: Kwara govt reduces work days to 3 per week

    KWARA State government has reduced work days for its staff from five to thrice...

    Labour braces up for first major strike in 8 years

    BARRING a last-minute agreement between the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Federal Government,...

    Most Read

    Subscribe to our newsletter