Publication Frequency

 The SearchLight is published quarterly in January, March, June, and September.  Deadline for article submission:

 1st Quarter:  End of October

2nd Quarter:  End of January

3rd Quarter:  End of March

4th Quarter:  End of July

Please review our Editorial Policy that clearly explains requirement for article acceptance is part of this publication.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

The SearchLight: Editorial Policy

Journal Description:  The SearchLight journal is a general interest magazine whose aim is to provide readers timely essays and articles about issues that advocate justice, fairness and accountability in Nigeria and other climbs.  It will rely on articles generated by DINJA members and guest contributors, especially non- members of the organization whose specializations and scholarly research agenda espouse the causes for which this non-profit organization was founded: justice fairness and accountability. 


The SearchLight welcomes articles from person who are passionate and interested in enhancing and advancing fairness, justice, and accountability in Nigeria.  Consequently, articles should:

  • Address  issues related to fairness, justice, and accountability
  • Have verifiable and objective content
  • Be devoid of name calling, character assassination and/or baseless accusations
  • Proffer practical solutions related to treated issues in the article
  • Be double-spaced
  • Conforms to the American Psychological Association (APA) referencing format
  • To make it uniform, and with no offense intended, American English will be used in the journal’s publications.

Where to send articles:  Editor, The SearchLight; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Disclaimer:  All articles in TheSearchLight are the expressed opinions of the authors, they do not in any way reflect DINJA’s view. 

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