Nigerian Government Asks Court to Bar Journalists from Trial of Suspected Terrorist

🕔15:27, 28.Feb 2013

The Government of Nigeria on February 5, 2013 applied to a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to bar journalists from covering the trial of Mr. Mustapha Umar, one of the suspected masterminds of the bombing of SOJ Plaza in

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National Broadcasting Commission Withdraws Radio Station’s Operating License

🕔09:21, 26.Feb 2013

Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the regulatory body for broadcasting, on February 22, 2013, suspended indefinitely the Kano operating licence of Globe Broadcasting and Communications Limited, owners of Wazobia FM in Kano, Nigeria.  Wazobia FM also broadcasts in Abuja, Lagos

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Nigerian Security Operatives Release Detained Editor

🕔09:09, 26.Feb 2013

Mr. Musa Mohammed Awwal, Editor of the Kaduna-based Hausa Language weekly, Al-Mizan newspaper, who was arrested at about 4.00am on February 14, 2013, was released after eight days in custody. Operatives of the State Security Service (SSS), accompanied by armed

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Press Release: Media Rights Agenda Condemns Suspension of Wazobia FM, Kano Licence

🕔08:37, 26.Feb 2013

Press Release LAGOS, Monday, February 25, 2013: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the indefinite suspension of the operating licence of Globe Broadcasting and Communications Limited, owners of Wazobia FM in Kano, by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The organization

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Court Grants Bail to Two Journalists Remanded in Police Custody

🕔13:40, 15.Feb 2013

Chief Magistrate Ibrahim Bello of Magistrate Court 17 Gyadi-Gadi in Kano State, on  February 14, 2013,  granted  bail to Yakubu Musa Fagge and Mubarak Muhammad Sani of Wazobia FM as well as another person, Abubakar Rabo Abdulkarim. The sum of

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Organisations Ask President Jonathan to Take Urgent Steps to Ensure Issuance of Community Radio Licenses

🕔11:12, 14.Feb 2013

Four non-governmental organisations: the Nigeria Community Radio Coalition (NCRC), Media Rights Agenda (MRA), the Institute for Media and Society (IMS) and the International Press Centre (IPC) have asked President Jonathan to take urgent steps to ensure that relevant government institutions

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Press Release: Joint World Radio Day Statement by NCRC, MRA, IMS and IPC

🕔16:29, 13.Feb 2013

 Joint World Radio Day Statement By The Nigeria Community Radio Coalition (NCRC) Media Rights Agenda  (MRA) The Institute for Media and Society (IMS) and The International Press Centre  (IPC) For immediate release: February 13, 2013 Introduction: The Nigeria Community Radio Coalition

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Freedom of Information Law Report – Vol 2.

🕔13:31, 11.Feb 2013

A Public Institution Cannot Validly Rely on Other Grounds outside the Reasons Stated in a Denial Notice to an Applicant for Information In the Federal High Court of Nigeria In the Abuja Judicial Division Holden in Abuja On Monday, the

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NOA Calls on Stakeholders to Step up Advocacy for the Issuance of Community Radio Licenses.

🕔16:30, 8.Feb 2013

The Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Mike Omeri, has called on relevant stakeholders to step up advocacy for the issuance of Community Radio licensing. Mr. Omeri said the NOA believes in the potency of Community Radio in

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Summer Institute in Communication and Governance Reform Calls for Application

🕔16:21, 8.Feb 2013

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2013 Summer Institute in Communication and Governance Reform, to be held from May 28 to June 7, 2013, at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Organizations involved in the application process

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