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Six journalists win 2020 BudgIT Media Fellowship |

Six journalists win 2020 BudgIT Media Fellowship

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Six Nigerian journalists from varied information media have been named the 2020 BudgIT/Civic Hive Media Fellows.

The journalists are: Taiwo Adebulu, an investigative reporter with TheCable; Frank Ikpefan, Training and Labour reporter at The Nation; Osaruonamen Ibizugbe, Correspondent with ITV, Abuja; Babatunde Okunola, Content material lead, Royal FM, Ilorin; Gbenga Ogundare, freelance investigative journalist and Kelechuckwu Iruoma, freelance investigative journalist.

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Civic Hive is BudgIT’s civic innovation hub with dedication to elevating civic tech leaders for reworking governance, social points and creating intersections for civic engagements by means of know-how.

In an announcement, Civic Hive’s Supervisor Iyanuoluwa Bolarinwa stated journalists with the perfect resumes and tales had been chosen from over 285 candidates by a panel of credible judges who’re luminaries in journalism.

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“This yr’s version shall be centered on tales that may advance and drive citizen engagement on transparency, accountability and social points round Gender Inequality, Well being, Agriculture, Social Funding programmes and the extractive business,” Bolarinwa stated.

The BudgIT/Civic Hive Media Fellowship Programme began in 2017 and it’s geared toward that includes journalists who would drive conversations and relevant thought processes to extend advocacy on price range entry, challenge monitoring, social justice, gender equality and anti-corruption, amongst others.

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This programme has amplified the voices, concepts and knowledge pushed tales which have proposed options to advocacy points to create a extra egalitarian society that works for all.

Six journalists win 2020 BudgIT Media Fellowship

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