Amplifying voices of communities

Our Mentors

Dr. Theophilus Abah is the Director General, Daily Trust Foundation. He is a veteran in journalism with ove 3 decades of field experience in investigative journalism and research.

Mr. Olatunbosun Alake is the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Government on Innovation and Tech. He is an Information Technology & Business Management Executive with almost 10 years of experience spanning different disciplines within the technology and entertainment space

Prev. Program Consultant, International Center for Journalism (ICFJ). Has a Masters degree in peace studies and conflict resolution, a bachelor’s degree in international studies and diplomacy, and a national diploma in mass communication

Uadamen is Head of Tracka, a community tracking platform developed by BudgIT Foundation in 2014. He engages with citizens to create empowerment programs that allow communities in Nigeria to take ownership of government projects executed with public funds.

Lekan Otufodunrin is a journalist and media career development specialist based in Lagos, Nigeria. With over 30 years of media industry experience, Otufodunrin is presently Executive Director, Media Career Development Network, Nigeria’s foremost media mentoring and coaching organisation.

Seun is the founder of Social Voices, a digital platform for public service journalism, and was recently a fellow of the African Women Journalism Project, covering underreported issues around COVID-19 in Africa. Her project “Localizing SoJo” illustrates solutions journalism stories in three of Nigeria’s official languages – Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba – and Pidgin English.

John has over 9 years Experience as a Data Analyst, Academy Trainer. His has extensive experience in Open Data and Geospatial Mapping Technologies.

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