2022 • 2 years 6 months • On Nigeria
Established in 2011, Tiger Eye Social Foundation (Tiger Eye) is a Ghana-based nonprofit specializing in investigative reporting on corruption in sub-Saharan Africa. A previous Foundation grantee, Tiger Eye is using this final award to improve accountability and reduce corruption in Nigeria by strengthening the quality and impact of investigative journalism. It is expanding its training program for young and mid-career investigative reporters and exploring innovative business models to sustain investigative journalism. Tiger Eye collaborates with civil society groups and journalism associations and networks to press for action against corruption to curb the threats to Nigeria’s next general elections in 2023. The project is part of On Nigeria's work to strengthen investigative journalism and media practices to curtail corruption and promote accountability. Tiger Eye will coordinate with other Foundation grantees in implementing the grant. The award is expected to contribute to On Nigeria's goal of reducing corruption and strengthening accountability, transparency, and participation.
2019 • 2 years 4 months • On Nigeria
Established in 2011, Tiger Eye Social Foundation is a Ghana-based nonprofit specializing in investigative reporting on corruption in sub-Saharan Africa. A previous Foundation award to Tiger Eye is popularizing undercover investigative journalism techniques among young and mid-career Nigerian journalists and strengthening citizens’ voice in the fight against corruption. With this renewal, Tiger Eye is training and mentoring young journalists, including those from marginalized communities, which helps shed light on issues affecting those communities; supporting Nigerian investigative journalists working with Tiger Eye; investigating transborder corruption cases originating from Nigeria; and establishing an independent, Africa-wide platform to publicize investigative reports that may otherwise find no place in traditional media houses. The project is part of On Nigeria’s work to strengthen investigative journalism and media practices as part of curtailing corruption and promoting accountability.
2016 • 4 years • On Nigeria
Established in 2011, Tiger Eye Social Foundation is a Ghana-based nonprofit specializing in investigative reporting on corruption in sub-Saharan Africa. Led by international award-winning Ghanaian undercover journalists and reporters, Tiger Eye conducts daring investigations to expose entrenched practices in public sectors throughout the region and puts pressure on government to act. This award assists Tiger Eye to strengthen investigative capacity of the media in Nigeria in order to improve ongoing anti-corruption efforts. Tiger Eye is training and mentoring journalists in investigative techniques, supporting field investigations on corruption, and mobilizing pressure for corrective action within government. The project contributes to expanding the network of investigative journalists and promoting the culture of investigative work in Nigeria’s media. Tiger Eye Social Foundation is coordinating with other Foundation grantees to implement the project.