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Migration from countries such as Nigeria, Sudan, Benin and Ghana often makes headlines in national and international news.

However, very few journalists master the necessary skills, methods and techniques to report on migration issues in Nigeria and, more generally, across sub-Saharan Africa.

To help you out, The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), an investigative media organisation in Nigeria, provided these five tips from from a training commissioned by UNESCO, published in this article by IJNet's Patrick Egwu.

One of the pieces of advice suggests collaboration as a means of breaking big stories.

"For example, for a story on the poor treatment of Nigerian migrants in Libya, collaboration with a local, Libyan journalist would be the first step for creating an impactful story," it reads.

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