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Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation with social justice programmes aimed at exposing corruption, regulatory failures and human rights abuses with the tool of investigative journalism. Read more
VinMartin Ilo Grant for Broadcast Journalism
The Ilo Family in partnership with the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism hereby announce the VinMartin Ilo grant for broadcast journalism. The grant, an annual $3,000 award for a report by a broadcast journalist adjudged outstanding based on set criteria, is in commemoration of VinMartin Obiora Ilo’s 50th birthday. Currently a Director of the South East operation of Daar Communications, owner of the Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower radio station, Vin Ilo has made his mark in the broadcast profession. Read more
Honours for Journalists at the Wole Soyinka Centre Investigative Reporting Awards
Investigative journalism took a leap as the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism honoured journalists and others at the award presentation ceremony of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting on world anti-corruption day – 9 December. The event held at the NECA Hall, Ikeja, Lagos.
Professor Ropo Sekoni, the WSCIJ Board Chair opened the meeting. He spoke to the importance of investigative journalism in Nigeria, stressing the criticality of support for existing initiatives... Read more
The Freedom of Information Act and the dictatorship of corruption and mediocrity
The 5th Wole Soyinka Centre Media Lecture Series held on Saturday 13 July, 2013 threw up significant issues for the understanding and successful use of the Nigerian Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) of 2011.

The Chairman of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), Professor Ropo Sekoni, in his opening speech alluded to the fact the Centre believes that the quality of investigative reporting should have increased.... Read more
Wole Soyinka Centre marks World Anti-Corruption Day, Honours Seventeen Journalists
Continuing its tradition of honouring works that reflect best standards in investigative journalism on the world anti-corruption day – December 9 – the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) celebrated 17 journalists on Sunday in Abeokuta.

Seun Akioye of The Compass newspaper won the print category with his story Behold! Village where kids are born to be house helps while Theophilus Abbah of Daily Trust ....Read more
UK Exchange programme for WSCIJ Award Winners
Winners of the 2010 Wole Soyinka Award, as part of their win, were given the opportunity of an international exposure to the UK where they underwent training and visited with media houses, NGOs and organizations of interest...Read more
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