Musikilu Mojeed, Nigeria, is an award-winning investigative journalist and Editor-in-Chief at Nigeria’s Premium Times.
Mojeed was a 2012 Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University, and Ford Foundation International Fellow at The City University of New York. He was also a Jury member of the UNESCO World Press Freedom Awards.
He has reported extensively on corruption, human rights and human trafficking and is one of Africa’s most regarded investigative journalists.
A winner of several awards, Mojeed shared a Pulitzer for his team’s groundbreaking reporting on the Panama Papers. He has also been honoured with FAIR’s Editor’s Courage Award, the Wole Soyinka Investigative Reporting Awards, Global Editor’s Network’s Data Journalism Award, among others.
Mojeed was on the board of the Forum for African Investigative Reporters, and is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE).
He chairs the Board of the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, and was creator of nigeriapolicewatch.com (which empowers citizens to oversee police conduct) and imoleng.com (a platform that connects Nigerian journalists with resources for in-depth reporting).