CHAMPIONING THE REFINEMENT OF JOURNALISM IN NIGERIAN
The Premium Times Academy, is the training arm of Nigeria’s reputable media organisation, Premium Times.
Premium Times Services Ltd., publishers of Premium Times— an online news brand of both local and international repute, is a media company with headquarters in Abuja, offices in Lagos and Washington D.C. and representatives across Nigerian states.
Premium Times was established eight years ago and is led by seasoned, highly skilled and award-winning professionals with integrity and in-depth knowledge of the journalism industry and digital media space. With our reputation for balanced and credible reporting, our ethical journalism and ground-breaking and impactful investigative stories, we have become one of the most reliable and preferred news portals in Nigeria and on the continent of Africa. We are among the most-visited websites in Nigeria and top on the list of the country's most-read newspapers. We currently have an average of 22 million page views and seven million unique users on our site monthly.
Our company, as well as our staff, have been the recipient of several prestigious awards both local and international for our work which has drawn attention to important issues affecting the social, political and economic wellbeing of our country Nigeria for positive impact. Some of these awards include the CNN/Multichoice News Impact Award, CNN/Multichoice Sports Reporting Award, Wole Soyinka Investigative Reporting Awards (several), One World Media Award, the Pulitzer Prize for our investigative series on the Panama Papers, Rotary Humanitarian Reporting Award, the Global Shining Light Award instituted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), Free Press Unlimited's Hans Verploeg Award, and Best Online Media Platform at the 3rd DAAR Awards. These are an attestation to the quality of our work and of our platform being a destination for factual and objective reporting.