OSJI Seeks Comments on Draft Principles on National Security and Right to Information

🕔16:56, 28.Feb 2013

The Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) is seeking comments from around the world on its draft “Principles on National Security and Right to Information.”  The aim of the project is to provide a resource for people engaged in drafting, revising

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UNESCO and Partners Hold First Global Forum on Media and Gender

🕔16:53, 28.Feb 2013

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), UN Women, media and NGO partners globally will in November 2013 hold the ‘First Global Forum on Media and Gender.’  The Forum is meant to be an important follow-up to one

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UNESCO Launches Global Forum for Partnership on Media and Information Literacy in Nigeria

🕔16:47, 28.Feb 2013

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will launch the Global Forum for Partnership on Media and Information Literacy (GFPMIL) in Nigeria. This is part of its strategy to create partnership necessary to amplify the impact of Media

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The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development Calls for 2013 Entries

🕔16:42, 28.Feb 2013

The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) with support from UNEP Ozone Action is now receiving entries for its 2013 World TV Awards. The 2013 World TV Awards under the Science/Environment Category has the theme “Creating Ozone Safe Generations”. Prizes

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Public Interest Lawyer Sues Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission

🕔16:37, 28.Feb 2013

A public interest lawyer, Mr. Bob Olukoya has taken the Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) and its Chairman, Dr. Franklin Osaisai, to the Federal High Court in Abuja for refusing to give him information on the Commission’s unspent budget for 2010

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Google Policy Fellowship 2013 Calls for Applications

🕔16:27, 28.Feb 2013

Google is now accepting applications to the 2013 Google Policy Fellowship in Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America. The Fellowship seeks students who are passionate about technology and want to spend the summer studying Internet policy. The Fellowship offers

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Kogi State House of Assembly Passes Freedom of Information Bill

🕔16:07, 28.Feb 2013

The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed the state’s version of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill. If Governor Idris Wada signs the Bill, Kogi State would become the second State in Nigeria, (after Ekiti State), to have passed

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Groups Commemorate World Radio Day, Call for the Establishment of Community Radio in Nigeria

🕔15:50, 28.Feb 2013

Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate the second anniversary of World Radio Day (WRD) on February 13, 2013. Four non-governmental organisations marked this anniversary calling for the establishment of community radio stations in the country. The four

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Newspaper Correspondent Alleges Death Threat

🕔15:40, 28.Feb 2013

Mr. Saxone Akhaine, the Kaduna State correspondent of The Guardian newspapers said on February 5, 2013, that he received phone calls and text messages from unknown persons threatening to attack him. He has sent petitions to the Kaduna State Police

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Journalists Arrested and Detained for Investigating Rot in a College

🕔15:34, 28.Feb 2013

Three newspaper journalists: Aniefiok Macaulay of Daily Independent, Aniefiok Udonquak of BusinessDay and Patrick Odey of Daily Trust were on February 6, 2013 arrested and detained by a team of Policemen in mufti in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital

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