ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 805 Millennium Fellows.
During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT OLUFEMI ALFRED OLUSEGUN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Obafemi Awolowo University | Ife, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 2
" I am excited that Millennium Fellowship will help me to contribute my quota to the future of Journalism in Nigeria. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Training of journalism students on investigation and fact-checking in three tertiary universities
Training of student journalists in three tertiary institutions on fact-checking and Investigative journalism
About the Millennium Fellow
Alfred is a final year student of English Department, Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria.
Because of his belief that investigative reporting contributes a whole lot to our sense of national accountability, which in turn shapes the society, he is a student journalist who write and speak the truth using the modern tools.
He reports daily happenings with interest in governance and human rights as well as drawing new insights from normal events and day-to-day activities.
Alfred has authored several Investigative stories that have been published by several newsrooms among local and international blogs.
His keen interest is in human rights, advocacy for good governance and accountability of public officers.
The young chap also mentors and trains campus journalists across the country on the best practices of the profession. He hopes to further this with his project as a millennium fellow.