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Musikilu Mojeed, ’10, Takes Home Top Honors at Global Shining Light Awards

  • By Ellen Lai
Premium Times

Musikilu Mojeed, ’10, won first place along with reporter Emmanuel Mayah at the Global Shining Light Awards for their investigative stories on extrajudicial killings of a minority ethnic group in Nigeria. Mojeed was credited as an editor.

Inside the Massive Extrajudicial Killings in Nigeria’s South-East and “How the Onitsha Massacre of Pro-Biafra Supporters was Coordinated,” were published by Premium Times.

Winners were announced at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. The prize honors investigative journalism conducted in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.