The Insight specializes in data journalism, solutions journalism, and investigative journalism. It emphasizes the use of open data combined with interviews and further research to explore social, economic and political issues in Nigeria. The stories are illustrated with diverse infographics in order to project and explain the trends of the subject-matter of published stories.
The Insight strives to provide a new kind of service to the public, by helping them to understand patterns of available information to ensure they make informed decisions. This is done through explainers, analyses, interpretation of issues and events in order to help to find solutions to social, political and economic challenges in Nigeria. In a nutshell, accountability and transparency is the cornerstone of journalism promoted by The Insight.