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    Dubawa to hold 4-day training for its fact-checking fellows

Dubawa to hold 4-day training for its fact-checking fellows

The Premium Times Center for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), through its fact-checking project, Dubawa, is set to hold its maiden fact-checking fellowship for selected journalists in Nigeria.The 6-month fellowship, scheduled for June to November 2019, will be preceded by a 4-day intensive training starting on April 28.The selected journalists will, at the training, be taken through courses on the misinformation [...]

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    INEC’s measure ‘reduced vote-buying’ in Osun

INEC’s measure ‘reduced vote-buying’ in Osun

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) and Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) say the measure taken by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) "largely thwarted blatant" vote-buying in the Osun governorship election.This was contained in a preliminary report of the election released on Saturday.The report said voters "willingly" complied with INEC's policy of not using smart telephones [...]

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    Journalists meet in Abuja to advocate better welfare

Journalists meet in Abuja to advocate better welfare

The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) and the Coalition of Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) are organising a round table discussion to advocate better welfare for journalists.The event will hold at the Civic Innovation Lab in Wuse 2, Abuja, on Tuesday, August 28, while a social media campaign for the same purpose will hold on the same day.In [...]

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    Premium Times Centre launches fact-checking websites

Premium Times Centre launches fact-checking websites

The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) on Tuesday launched two fact-checking websites - Dubawa and Udeme.The platforms are meant to provide accuracy and fact-check publicly available information in order to deepen the democratic space.Yemi Kale, statistician-general Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS), gave the keynote address at the occasion.He advised Dubawa operators to be careful in handling information and [...]

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