Welfare of Journalists

   

Donor(s)

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Strategic Partnership)

Partner(s)

Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ)

Overall objective

To improve the safety and security skills of journalists and support investigative journalism on press and internet freedom issues.

Achieved results

  • Strong and coordinated (online) lobby and campaign played a role in the release of two detained journalists in Nigeria.

  • Leaks.ng platform coalition (powered by PTCIJ) exposed stories on corruption within the Nigerian government leading to much commotion in the country.

  • Press Attack Tracker continues to grow and it is used by international stakeholders to monitor safety and security of journalists in Nigeria.