Legit.ng has been specially appreciated for its consistent coverage of the #NotTooYoungToRun movement in the last few months.
The #NotTooYoungToRun movement is a coalition of youth groups across the country whose advocacy led to the passage of the Age Reduction Bill by the National Assembly and the subsequent signing into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Legit.ng has been at the forefront of publicizing the good work of the movement - from advocacy visits to peaceful protests to press briefings.
The award was presented to Legit.ng at the #NotTooYoungToRun Celebration Conference on Thursday, June 26.
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“This award is a demonstration of our commitment to deepening Nigeria's democracy through the participation of youths in the democratic process. Youths have a stake in the Nigerian project and must be part of her future,” Legit.ng chief editor, Bayo Olopohunda said in a statement.
Legit.ng has consistently maintained its position as Nigeria's number one online media and the biggest news website in the country over the years.
Legit.ng has the biggest Facebook community in Nigeria among the news portals: 4.3 million of Likes. Every day Legit.ng readers leave over 25,000 reactions under our Facebook posts.
Our Twitter page have over 500,000 users since it was opened in May 2012.
Last year, Legit.ng was awarded the outstanding ICT-driven media organisation (online news media category) at the inaugural national media communication and information technology conference.
The programme which was held on Tuesday, October 31 at the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun state brought together students, academics and stakeholders in the information technology industry.
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Source: Legit Nigeria