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Civic Media Lab Launches Portal For Senators’ Pay

Frontline Media design and Innovation center, Civic Media Lab has launched a portal to help Nigerians put a context to the exorbitant salaries Nigerian senators pay themselves. Despite the fact that 87 million Nigerians live in extreme poverty and unemployment is at record levels, the Nigeria public officials...

How News Is Lost

Kelechukwu Ogu and Habib Oladapo IN 2017, British writer, Howard Jacobson, sat down with BBC Hard Talk presenter- Stephen Saca. As the discussion got heated, he flew into a rant, ‘They’re not reading, they can’t concentrate, they don’t know the nature of the discourse that they...

Civic Media Lab Wins Mo Ibrahim Foundation Editors’ Lab Hackathon

Sahara Reporters Media Foundation’s Civic Media Lab displaced other newsrooms from around Africa to win the Global Editors’ Network Editors Lab Hackathon organized by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation at the recently held event in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The team led by Oluwaseun Akinfolarin developed a prototype...