DEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2023 —The Paradigm Leadership Support Initiative (PLSI) wants to strengthen public audit practices and accountability in Nigeria.
To achieve this, the initiative has a Public Audit Media Fellowship to assist independent media actors to use audit data to investigate, report and expose corruption at subnational level in Nigeria.
The fellowship will train 10 journalists, two each from five geopolitical zones of Nigeria (aside North Central), on how to use public audit information combined with creative communication and data-driven storytelling skills.
Journalists from Anambra, Delta, Ekiti, Kaduna and Yobe States are encouraged to apply.
It is a hybrid fellowship that will run for four weeks. While the virtual aspect will hold for seven days in the first three weeks, two days in the fourth week will be spent in Abuja.
The organisation will provide N30,000 stipend to cover virtual training logistics and cover costs relating to the two days’ onsite training in Abuja. Each fellow will also receive N100,000 for story coverage and logistics.
The deadline for applications is October 6, 2023.
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