Nothing like missing fund in national gallery of art — management
The management of National Gallery of Art has described as false, the recent allegation of graft by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), Nigeria, which is currently circulating online.
FG excludes Lagos, Borno, Delta from cash transfer as North West gets biggest share
Lagos, Borno, Delta states have been excluded from the National Cash Transfer for COVID-19, while the North West zone gets the biggest share.The National Cash Transfer Office (NCTO) info-graphics created on April 11, 2020 and made public by the International Centre....
Jire Dole: Agony of Borno women struggling to obtain justice for their missing men
Women of Borno have seen it all: torture, killings and prolonged detention of their sons and husbands by soldiers fighting insurgency in northeastern Nigeria since 2009 when Boko Haram insurgency started.
‘Nigerian journalists not technologically equipped for practice’
Technology is transforming the way journalists work, but it is also changing the way governments are able to censor the media, according to Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
The Guardian, ICIR, others move to check misinformation, fake news
Preparatory to the 2019 general elections, some prominent Nigerian media organisations, including The Guardian, have made a commitment to tackle misinformation under a new project tagged “CrossCheckNigeria”. The project is being facilitated by the First Draft, a United Kingdom (UK)-based organisation fighting misinformation globally, in collaboration with the International Institute for Investigative Reporting (ICIR). With…
The Guardian, ICIR, others collaborate to crosscheck facts, verify misinformation
Preparatory to the 2019 general elections, some Nigerian media organisations have made a commitment tackle issues of misinformation under a new project tagged “CrossCheckNigeria”. Indeed, the project which will be driven by selected media organisations, including The Guardian, is facilitated by First Draft, a United Kingdom organisation fighting misinformation globally, in collaboration with International Centre…
Nigeria media executives warn against spread of false news
Media executives in Nigeria have warned members of the public against the spread of fake news on social and traditional media platforms as the 2019 elections approach. The executives spoke at the launch of CrossCheck Nigeria, a verification project for Nigerian journalists to tackle false news at Ikeja, Lagos. A member of the Editorial Board,…
The Guardian, ICIR to partner in fight against fake news
The Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) in collaboration with First Draft is to partner with The Guardian and other stakeholders in the country to combat misinformation ahead of 2019 general election. The ICIR team, comprising its Executive Director, Dayo Aiyetan; Editor, Ajibola Amzat and Programme Officer, Gloria Agema paid The Guardian a courtesy visit yesterday…