The illicit business of smuggling to Nigeria remains a challenge to the country’s efforts at attaining self-sufficiency in the production of rice, a professor of agriculture, Babagan Gambo has said.
The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism is calling for applications for the 12th edition of Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting. Nigerian journalists or team of journalists, full or part-time, with stories published between 4th October 2016 and 3rd October 2017, can apply for opportunity. Read More
The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ on Wednesday ended a three-day security training for journalists.
The event held at the Bolton White Hotels and Apartments, Wuse, Abuja.
A National Health Dialogue will hold between Thursday and Friday in Abuja, organisers have announced.
The dialogue is organised by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ, the Project for Advocacy in Child and Family Health, PACFaH, and the Project Pink Blue. Read More
The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) is initiating Nigeria’s first Agricultural Journalism Training programme for media practitioners. The 3-day Masterclass will equip journalists and agricultural communication specialists with the right tools and knowledge they need to put the issues of the sector in perspective as the nation looks to alternative sources of income beyond oil and gas. Read More
As fake news proliferates within the media industry it has become critical that journalists arm themselves with the core skills of information verification. In addition, new media practices have seen the rise of data driven journalism to guide reporting and research. The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism is calling for application for its workshop. The two day session will involve discussions and training on verification techniques and dealing with data.
As the world celebrates the Child Protection Week, PTCIJ brings to you simple facts relating to children and environment.
The celebration is an opportunity to recognize the important work of individuals and organizations who work with children, young people and their families.
May 23 is the International Day to End World Obstetric Fistula, a condition many Nigerians are still oblivious of.
An Obstetric Fistula is a hole between the vagina and bladder that is caused by prolonged labour, leaving a woman leaking urine or faeces uncontrollably.
The world celebrates World Hypertension Day every May 17 to specifically draw attention to the seriousness of this silent killer disease. The theme for the 2017 celebrations, according to the World Hypertension League and International Society of Hypertension, is KNOW YOUR NUMBER, and had the goal of increasing high blood pressure (BP) awareness in all populations around the world.
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world today to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day, journalists and civil society organizations lament the failure of the government to improve on advancing freedom of expression.
Now more than ever, journalists and activists in Nigeria are exposed to cyber threats, hostile physical and psychosocial environments as they go about their daily work. It is important that these groups have the knowledge and tools to safeguard themselves and people around them.
Amidst claims by Nigerian security agencies that they are being underfunded, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today that a total N4.62trillion has been allocated to the federal security sector in the past five years. Read More