The major objective of Centre for Financial Journalism is to raise the standard of financial journalism practice in Nigeria, and to conduct cutting-edge research on financial journalism, financial markets, business and the economy.

Other objectives of the Centre are:

Provision of training services for financial journalists and other stakeholders in financial journalism

Mentoring new entrants into the field of financial journalism

Raising a significant number of highly-skilled financial journalists

Provision of research services on financial journalism for stakeholders, especially newspapers, magazines, television stations, radio stations, news agencies, online publications, business organisations, government agencies and international agencies

Advancement of financial journalism in Nigeria through training programmes, seminars, workshops, lectures and conferences
Exploring opportunities for partnership with individuals, local and international organisations that are committed to raising the quality of financial journalism