Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism
Grants to Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism
2016 (Duration 3 years)
ABUJA, NIGERIA — The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) is a nongovernmental organization, established in 2014 by Premium Times, one of Nigeria’s most prominent online papers. It is committed to groundbreaking investigations on corruption, human rights violations, and abuse of power. The Centre is a past grantee of the Human Rights program and over the years has carved out a niche in investigative reporting and exposing corruption involving governments and corporations. With this award, PTCIJ is carrying out a series of in-depth investigations on financing, security, and terrorism; creating a fact checking website for journalists; and building civic technology for citizens and journalists to collaboratively learn and produce multimedia reports. The Centre is collaborating with other Foundation grantees to implement the project. The award is part of a package of awards on the theme of strengthening the capacity of investigative and data-driven journalism in Nigeria.
2014 (Inactive Grant)
ABUJA, NIGERIA — The purpose of this grant is to advance political accountability in Nigeria through investigative reporting and communications outreach on the upcoming 2015 elections, human rights violations by state and non-state actors, and public resources committed to counter-insurgency actions. Grant funds will support meeting costs, trainings, salaries, and travel.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism $1,400,000 between 1978 and 2017.
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Related Grantees: Bayero University, Kano, Daily Trust Foundation, International Centre for Investigative Reporting, Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, Sahara Reporters, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism