Federal Government Calls for Applications on Nollywood Capacity-Building Fund

🕔12:41, 28.Aug 2013

The Federal Government has issued guidelines for the Nollywood Capacity-Building Fund and is calling for applications. The Fund is part of President Jonathan’s pledge to support the Nigerian film industry with a N3 billion intervention fund. The presidential intervention is

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ANAN Launches Campaign Against Corruption through Whistle-blowing

🕔11:17, 27.Aug 2013

The Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) has launched a campaign to reduce the incidence of corruption in the country through whistle-blowing. In its campaign adverts, ANAN is calling on people to be agents on change and to blow

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Stop Impunity Nigeria (S.I.N.) Campaign Launches Documentary on Impunity

🕔16:23, 21.Aug 2013

Lagos, Wednesday, 21 August 2013:  The Stop Impunity Nigeria (S.I.N.) Campaign, a multi-stakeholder project to check impunity in Nigeria, today in Lagos launched a documentary highlighting the manifestation of impunity in various sectors of the society and its debilitating effect

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Nigerian Press Council Not Against Press Freedom – Press Statement

🕔15:16, 12.Aug 2013

The attention of the Nigerian Press Council has been drawn to misleading reports based on a communiqué and advertorial by Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) that the Nigerian Press Council (NPC) is moribund, as a High Court has ruled

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Newspaper Proprietors’ Association Of Nigeria – Communique

🕔09:54, 12.Aug 2013

The Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria at its meeting held yesterday July 16, 2013, in Abuja, among other important national issues, examined the state of press freedom in Nigeria. The Association notes, with concern, that there is a clandestine move

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Nigerian Reporters among Finalists in the AMI, ICJ African Story Challenge

🕔11:58, 6.Aug 2013

Two Nigerian reporters, Dayo Aiyetan and Oluyinka Alawode, have been shortlisted alongside 18 other finalists in the African Media Initiative (AMI) and International Centre for Justice (ICJ) African Story Challenge. The African Story Challenge is a new programme of providing

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IPI Announces Fellowship Programme

🕔11:54, 6.Aug 2013

The International Press Institute (IPI) has announced its 2013 creation of the Li Journalism Fellowship. The yearly fellowship is open to news professionals who are young to mid-career journalists, with a minimum of two years reporting experience. Interested applicants should

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UNESCO, Partners Call for Global Alliance on Media and Gender

🕔11:51, 6.Aug 2013

The United Nations Educational and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO) and its partners are calling for entries from qualified organisations for its 2013 Global Alliance on Media and Gender forum. This call is connected to the Global Forum on Media and Gender

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MFWA Calls on Gambian Government to Comply with ECOWAS Court Ruling

🕔11:47, 6.Aug 2013

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has called on the Gambian Government to obey the ruling of the ECOWAS Court’s in the case of , Chief Ebrimah Manneh, the missing reporter for Daily Observer Newspaper. Manneh was arrested by

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Campaign Calls for Independent Oversight Body for Security Agencies

🕔11:43, 6.Aug 2013

The Stop Impunity in Nigeria (S.I.N) campaign has called for the creation of an independent oversight body for Intelligence agencies as a way to curb the excesses of security officers in perpetuating Impunity. This  was  contained  in  a  Communiqué  issued

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