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Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [Nigeria]

Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [Nigeria]

Posted on October 13, 2017

Deadline: 

October 24, 2017

Professional and freelance journalists or teams of journalists are eligible to apply.

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is accepting entries for its competition. The Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting honors stories with ethical journalistic courage, individual creativity and public benefit.

The main criterion for eligibility is that the work (single work or single-subject serial) involves public or corporate corruption, human rights violations, or the failure of regulatory agencies.

Categories include print, radio, television, photography, editorial cartoon and online. Winners receive plaques.

Stories should have been first published or broadcast in Nigerian media between Oct. 4, 2016 and Oct. 3, 2017.

The deadline is Oct. 24.

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