(i) Candidates who genuinely still believe in Nigeria despite all the odds and are convinced journalism has a critical role to play in the emergence of the Nigeria of our dreams. If you think Nigeria is a lost cause, which, to be honest, is a fair position to hold, you shouldn’t apply. It will end in frustration.
(ii) Brilliant and creative writers
(iii) People of courage and conviction
(iv) Candidates who are passionate about investigative reporting and social justice
(v) People who consider themselves young (regardless of their age) and are open to new and unconventional ideas.