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Wole Soyinka Centre Calls For 2014 Award Entries




The ninth edition of the Wole Soyinka Awards for Investigative Reporting opens for submission of entries on Saturday October 4, 2014. This is happening as the 2013 winners return from a one-week study tour to the United Kingdom which spanned from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October, 2014. The international exposure included classes at the Thomson Foundation as well as visits to some media organisations in the UK.

The award is open to any Nigerian professional reporter or team of reporters, who have produced a published story whether through print or electronic media primarily targeted at and received by a Nigerian audience. Entries will be scored by a panel of judges drawn from media and related professions who are passionate about investigative reporting. Towards strengthening the judging process.

The 2014 award will honour works that expose corruption, human rights abuses and regulatory failures from the print, broadcast, online, local government, photo, climate change, sport, health, editorial cartoon and report women categories. The deadline for submission of entries is Friday, 24 October, 2014. Interested reporters may visit for details of the 2014 award.

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