Tag: investigative journalism

Gbenga OdunsiFebruary 22, 2018

Bribery, extortion and smuggling at the Nigeria-Benin Republic border (Part 2)

  Smuggling – a flourishing business at the border The border is particularly notorious for rice smuggling as there are ...

Gbenga OdunsiFebruary 21, 2018

Bribery, extortion, smuggling at Nigeria-Benin Republic border (Part 1)

For six days in January 2018, Gbenga Odunsi, an investigative journalist went undercover– first as a traveller; later as a ...

Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

The Media Blog: The MacArthur foundation handed over $5m to Premium Times, The Cable and Sahara Reporters – and it warms our hearts

The fund is essentially for investigative journalism and building the capacity for media platforms to hold governments accountable across board. ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 25, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Can Nigeria overcome corruption? Will Nigeria survive corruption?

By Pius Adesanmi The optimistic, overconfident Nigerian who offered me a “no shaking yes” to both questions was only able ...

Media BloggerDecember 5, 2016

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (10)

A tweeting President-Elect: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/12/resisting-trumps-tweets/509222/ Revisiting an ode to investigative journalism that has become more relevant than ever: http://www.vox.com/culture/2016/12/3/13772892/spotlight-movie-of-week-investigative-journalism StarTimes is doing a ...

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