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    Akunyili’s daughter among 24 recipients of MacArthur’s ‘genius’ fellowship

Akunyili’s daughter among 24 recipients of MacArthur’s ‘genius’ fellowship

Njideka Crosby, visual artist and daughter of Dora Akunyili, former minister of information, has emerged one of the winners of the 2017 MacArthur Foundation genius fellowship. Also known as the “genius" grant, the award pays a “stipend” to fellows spread out in "equal quarterly instalments" over a five year period.The awardees undergo strict selection criteria by an independent selection committee, having [...]

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    MacArthur Foundation grants $9m to 15 orgs for anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria

MacArthur Foundation grants $9m to 15 orgs for anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation on Thursday announced nearly $9 million in funding to advance accountability and anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria.The grants are part of the Foundation’s On Nigeria grantmaking, which seeks to reduce corruption by building an atmosphere of accountability, transparency, and good governance in the country."The grants will support nonprofits working to advance criminal [...]

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    Okpalaeke, Onigbinde challenge journalists on investigative skills, use of data

Okpalaeke, Onigbinde challenge journalists on investigative skills, use of data

Three-time CNN Journalist of the Year, Declan Okpalaeke, and co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, have challenged journalists to deploy investigative reporting and data journalism to promote transparency and good governance in the country.Both men spoke in Lagos on Friday at the inaugural investigative journalism training organised by the Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF), a not-for-profit organisation and partner of TheCable newspaper.CNJF is one of [...]

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