Center parley reporters on anti-corruption reporting, advocates for implementation of NAPPR Project



The Centre for Media for Media, Policy and Accountability (CMPA) has urged journalists covering corruption cases to support the implementation of Nigeria Anti-Corruption Performance Public Reporting (NAPPR) project. enter image description here

The project is funded by MacArthur Foundation with the aim of the center as the implementer to produce a harmonized reporting template for media and the Anti-Corruption Agencies (ACAs) in Nigeria.

Speaking in Abuja during a meeting, the center also urged the anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria to also support the implementation of the project in the country. enter image description here

In a statement issued today by Ibrahim Uba Yusuf, the Director Communication, Outreach and Advocacy of the center said the project will be implemented within two years.

According to him, the 25 journalists were already selected for the project. The journalists, he said, were drowned from broadcast, print and online media, as well as other stakeholders from the anti corruption agencies.

'Executive Director CMPA and Project Manager Dr Suleiman Amu Suleiman had while welcoming the journalists noted the disparities in reporting anti-corruption cases by reporters and media organizations and attributed this to absent of a harmonized reporting template.

‘At the end of the project, we will produce a harmonize reporting template for media and the ACA,' part of the statement read.

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