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Ripples Nigeria gets commendation at Wole Soyinka Awards

Ripples Nigeria, a frontline multimedia online news platform has once again added to its array of accomplishments in investigative journalism. Its reporter, Ebere Ndukwu was awarded a certificate of commendation at the 12th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting (WSAIJ), which held in Ikeja, Saturday night. The commendation followed an investigative report titled “Investigation… Aregbesola […]

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Again, honour beckons for Ripples Nigeria, gets shortlisted for Wole Soyinka Awards

Once again, Ripples Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s emerging multimedia online news platforms is set to add to its array of accomplishments in investigative journalism. Its Reporter, Ebere Ndukwu has been shortlisted for the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting (WSAIJ). This is coming barely two months after Ripples Nigeria received outstanding recognition at the Pricewaterhouse […]

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Ripples Nigeria shines at PwC Media Excellence Award 2017

Ripples Nigeria, foremost multimedia online news platform in Nigeria, received outstanding recognition at the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Media Excellence Award 2017 held Friday in Lagos, for its important contribution to enterprise and the economy through excellent, relevant and impactful reporting. At the award which “celebrates and rewards excellence in business reporting in Nigeria”, Ripples Nigeria […]

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INVESTIGATION… Yaba College of Technology: Plethora of graft trails Rector, staff

Sheltered in the heart of Lagos mainland, its sultry environment belies the rot within. But this has not always been so. Established in 1947, Yaba College of Technology is Nigeria’s pioneer higher educational institution. The institution, rather than attract fame for educational achievements, is currently embroiled in different corruption allegations. The school has been rocked […]

by in Agriculture, Investigations

SPECIAL REPORT: 3000 hectares ruined, ‘food basket’ threatened; How floods ravaged Benue, raising concerns over impact of climate change

In Benue, a state in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, persistent rains and heavy floods are ravaging farmlands, thereby affecting food production and forcing farmers to migrate. Ripples Nigeria’s Kelechukwu Iruomavisited Guma and Makurdi on the trail of destruction inflicted on the state largely known as Nigeria’s food basket. Titus Agbaape, 61, sits under an orange tree with […]

by in Education, Governance & Policy, Investigations

EXPOSED: How local school authorities scam poor parents and undermine free education policy in Lagos

Nigeria is estimated to have the highest number of out-of-school children globally, with over 10.5 million children, according to United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Of this lot, Lagos State is said to share 33,000 of the number, as noted in a 2014 DFID report. The majority of the children live in rural areas and […]

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INVESTIGATION… 21 Days in NYSC Camps: How Nigeria frustrates its youths, as officials plunder lean resources

Young Nigerian graduates from universities and polytechnics are often excited about the call to serve the nation. Every year, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) mobilises hundreds of thousands of both locally and foreign-trained graduates for the year-long compulsory national service that begins with a 21-day orientation exercise across the 36 states of the federation, […]

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Investigation….BAKASSI: Tales of death, horror and a future uncertain

The voices they tried to silence The military personnel that stormed Anasa Beach in the course of our work had questioned whether there were any Bakassi returnees at the beach, insisting our real motives were hidden. They had essentially accused us of using claims of investigating the Bakassi resettlement issue as guise for a possibly sinister […]

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