IPI World Congress 2018 has ended

The International Press Institute (IPI) held its 2018 annual World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria from 21-23 June 2018. Under the theme “Why Good Journalism Matters”, the World Congress affirmed the indispensable role of quality media in building strong societies, showcasing investigative stories and projects that bring positive change to individuals and communities in Africa and around the world.

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Taiwo Adebulu

The Cable
Taiwo Adebulu is the Features and Investigations Editor at TheCable (www.thecable.ng), a Nigerian independent digital newspaper. He was the newspaper's pioneering head of the fact-check desk. Adebulu has over nine years of experience in investigative and development journalism. He is mostly interested in reporting issues around misinformation, social justice, health, and human rights violations. Adebulu is a multiple grantee of the US-based Pulitzer Center and a former corps member of Report for the World, an initiative of The GroundTruth Project. His story on the plight of children who fish in the Atlantic Ocean to pay for school won the continental 2017 Zimeo Excellence in Media Awards in Ethiopia. In 2018, he was shortlisted as a finalist for the Future Awards Africa Prize for Journalism. In 2020, he won the PwC Media Excellence Award. Adebulu also won the overall prize at the African Fact-Checking Awards in 2020 for his investigative piece that exposed the falsehood of a claim by Nigeria’s minister of environment that seven federal universities were running strictly on renewable energy.