Dayo Aiyetan


Executive Director,  International Center for Investigative Reporting (Abuja, Nigeria)

Advancing best practices for whistle blowing platforms to support investigative reporting in Nigeria  Judge

Dayo Aiyetan is an investigative reporter and the founder and executive director of the International Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit news agency in Abuja, Nigeria. In this role, he has trained more than 100 reporters, aiming to promote a culture of data-driven accountability journalism in Nigeria. In 2009, Aiyetan was a U.S. State Department International Visitors Leadership fellow, and in 2010-11, a National Endowment for Democracy Reagan-Fascell Democracy fellow. As a journalist and media trainer, his interests lie in digital safety and encrypted communication. Aiyetan holds a bachelor’s degree in English language and theater arts from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria.