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As citizens fighting for the soul of our nation, we have fought for too long with a depleted arsenal, but not anymore.

Who are We?

We are Africa’s fastest growing user generated/citizens-driven content newsroom online founded on the principles of citizen journalism and Vox Populi. We are an open source newsroom committed to driving accurate, objective and responsive news/information sharing based directly from the perspective of the people/citizens. We provide a platform and voice for the citizens to promote accountable leadership and transparency in governance.

What we’re looking for

We’re an open source platform open to guest posts and new contents from the citizens such as news reports, articles/features, advocacies, opinions/viewpoints, etc. As a Citizen, if it is important to you, it is to us too.

Do you have original content in any field or sector that will challenge our readers and promote good governance, public administration and health, social/economic development, human rights, political best practices, advocacies, education/research, business development, entrepreneurial ventures, etc; your voice as a citizen matters, lets spread the word together.

Write for Citizensnewsroom

At Citizens Newsroom, we welcome unsolicited articles, independent reports and blog posts while providing the opportunity for independent writers and bloggers to promote their personal brands and contributions to nation building. If you’ve got an idea, a story or an event to report, a well-researched article or an investigative report, videos, audio recordings, etc; the Citizens Newsroom is the platform for you to reach out and share your thoughts with the rest of the world.

What we publish

Keep in mind that we only accept original content—we do not publish anything that’s been published elsewhere (including on your blog). We also don’t mind independent and even extreme viewpoints provided they are truly yours and you are convinced and persuaded in your perspective no matter how radical or revolutionary they may appear.

all submissions must not exceed 1200 words max and should be informative, useful, in public interest and towards nation building. readers Get bored easily, this we know.

How to submit

You can Email us your submission to: [email protected]

NB: We prefer submissions as Google or Word documents. You may also wish to upload your profile picture as the author/writer as well as featured images where applicable. Your submission will be published with proofreading and minor edits. Once received by us, we will contact you within 24 hours or on the next business day if received on the weekend.

Important Notes for Authors/writers

Citizensnewsroom is an open source platform providing opportunities for citizens to make their voices heard.

Please note that preference will be given to original contents whether they be reports, analysis, commentaries, investigations, articles/features, videos, audios, etc.

Because of the large volume of submissions we receive; we treat submissions by our writers/contributors on first come first serve basis and will notify you as soon as our editorial team is able to accept your submission(s) for publication i.e. date of posting your submission.  

Please note also that we do not pay any form of compensations or remuneration to authours/writers for their submissions on this platform beyond the recognition, exposure and opportunity to contribute to the task of building our nation and sustenance of democracy in Nigeria.

Requirements

  • The Articles that you will submit must be yours originally and should not have been published anywhere else.
  • We Do not support Plagiarism, the content of your Article must be unique.
  • However if you use certain part of information that is not your own (copied / quoted / referred), please mention the Source URL / Name.
  • Consider adding appropriate featured images / videos where applicable alongside your article/reports.
  • You need to be active on the site, for at least 2 weeks in order to reply / answer any queries generated on your article.
  • Once, you make your submissions, our Editors will review them and make proofreading and minor edits (if any), and once your submission is published you will be notified!

How to submit

You can Email us your submission to: [email protected]

NB: We prefer submissions as Google or Word documents.

once again, we are more than glad to have you onboard, together we can do this.

Submission of Interest Form

By filling out the form below, you indicate an interest to be a Guest Writer/Contributor for Citizensnewsroom. You will receive a feedback from us as soon as possible.

Briefly tell us your area of specialisation or what kinds of articles or reports or field you intend to cover.
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