2022 Africa Centre for Development Journalism (ACDJ) Inequality Reporting Fellowship for Nigeria Journalists

Deadline: July 9, 2022.

The Africa Centre for Development Journalism (ACDJ), under its Sub-national Development Data Accountability Reporting Project, invites applications from qualified Nigerian full-time or freelance journalists to participate in its Inequality Reporting Fellowship. The project is part of a Collaborative Media Partnership Supported by the MacArthur Foundation through the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism.


  1. Applicants should have a record of reporting on one or more of the following inequality themes: Childhood / Youth, Economic status, Education / Skills, Energy, Food & Nutrition, Gender, Health, Housing, Injustice / Status before the Law, People living with disability, Political representation, Reproductive health, Social status, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene – And / Or ┬áCensus, Development, Population and Demography-related issues.
  2. Applicants selected to participate in the fellowship must secure a written consent of their Editors to participate in the fellowship and for publication/broadcast of their special reports by their media houses.
  3. Female Journalists are encouraged to apply


  1. Successful applicants are expected to fully participate in all the fellowship activities that include a 2-day intensive training workshop in Lagos, 4 weeks of mentoring and execution of a special report having received a reporting grant.
  2. The reports will be published/broadcast by their media houses as well as the ACDJ website. The reports may be human angle based but will be also evidence-based and backgrounded / illustrated with data for the big picture.


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