A Social Voices report ‘Health-Tech: A non-profit is using artificial intelligence to link blood donors’ by Tijani Abdulkabeer has been shortlisted for the Centre for Journalism Innovation & Development (CJID) Alfred Opubor Next-Gen Campus Reporters Awards. The report is done in partnership with Nigeria Health Watch through the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to rigorous and compelling reporting about responses to social problems.
In a press release published in the early hours of Friday, November 25, Abdulkabeer, was announced as one of the top three finalists in the health reporting category.
According to the organizers, this year’s edition of the awards generated 164 entries from campus journalists in 53 tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The southwest region generated the most entries with 74, followed by the northwest with 38, north central with 21, south-south with 8, and southeast and northeast with 6 entries each.
Winners of the different categories and the overall best campus journalist for the year will be revealed at the Awards ceremony on the December 2, at the Treasure Suites Hotel, Central Business District, Abuja.