Soyombo ‘Fisayo Emerges Second-Place Winner Of Fetisov Journalism Award [2020]

Soyombo ‘Fisayo has emerged second-place winner of the 2020 Fetisov Journalism Award in the outstanding investigative reporting category.

Soyombo ‘Fisayo, who recently founded the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ), was announced winner on the 10th of February 2021.

His undercover investigation on Nigeria’s criminal justice system is among the 12 winning entries announced. A total of 283 works were entered from across 77 countries under four categories.

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David Hundeyin Wins 2020 People Journalism Prize for Africa (PJPA) Award

David Hundeyin has emerged winner of the People Journalism Prize for Africa along with Hopewell Chin’ono of Zimbabwe on 11th February 2021.

Currently on self-exile, David Hundeyin was selected for his Investigative Piece that exposed the draconian regulations and pointed out potential human rights violations in the proposed Infectious Diseases Bill that was in consideration by Nigeria’s House of Representatives during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lock down.

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Oladeinde Olawoyin Wins 2020 Atupa Media Fellowship On Financial Journalism Award

Oladeinde Olawoyin, a Premium Times’ journalist has emerged the overall winner of the 2020 Atupa Media Fellowship on financial journalism award.

Mr. Olawoyin emerged winner in a pool of 25 financial journalists from print, broadcast, and digital platforms selected for the fellowship across Nigeria.

The award, which followed a four-month-long training programme for the 25 business and financial journalists, had over 70 entries from all the Fellows of the programme.

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