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Organisers have declared open the submissions for the 2022 PwC Nigeria Media Excellence Awards. The submissions for this year’s edition, which is the seventh in the series, will close on Wednesday 7 September 2022, while the Award gala night to announce the winners is scheduled for Friday 7 October 2022.
“Over the years, the entries we have received show dedication and courage by journalists triumphing over several challenges to report impactful news.
“Our media initiatives encourage and inspire them to continue producing excellent reportage in the focus categories.
“In performing their role in disseminating information, journalists are vital stakeholders in building trust and delivering sustained outcomes in the wider society.”
The PwC Media Excellence Awards celebrate and reward excellence in business reporting in the following categories, Tax & Fiscal Policy, Finance & Capital Markets, SMEs and Business & Economy Reporting.
The winners of the 2021 edition were Afeez Hanafi of The Punch for the entry ‘Odo-Owa: Kwara community where widowed black soap makers raise children with meagre proceeds’, Odinaka Anudu of The ICIR for ‘Money for the boys: How ‘agberos’ pocket billions of Lagos transport revenue’, Nkiruka Nnorom of Vanguard for ‘Unclaimed Dividends: Controversy over transfer to federation account’, and Nicholas Ibekwe of Premium Times for ‘Investigation: Kickbacks for referrals (1,2 and 3)’.