Groups Call on NBC to Issue Community Radio Licenses

🕔10:25, 12.Nov 2013

Civil society groups, community-based organizations, and members of grassroots communities have called on the broadcast regulatory body, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), to urgently initiate the issuance of community radio licenses to communities in Nigeria. The call was made at

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IMESO Launches Online Forum for Open Learning

🕔10:21, 12.Nov 2013

The Lagos-based Institute for Media and Society, (IMESO), is holding a four-week online forum for open learning from October 21 to November 15, 2013.  The forum is designed as a pre-conference activity in the build up to the Pan Commonwealth

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Oxford-Princeton Announce Global Leaders Fellowship

🕔10:16, 12.Nov 2013

The University of Oxford and Princeton University have jointly announced the call for applications to its Global Leaders Fellowship Programme. The program is a two year fellowship which involves working on global governance and the role of developing and emerging

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MRA, PPDC Train Journalists on Contract Monitoring

🕔10:11, 12.Nov 2013

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) in Lagos in collaboration with the Abuja-based Public and Private Development Center (PPDC) organized a workshop last month to train journalists on contract monitoring and the importance of proper reporting on procurement processes. The  intensive two-day

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UNESCO Calls for Entries for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2014

🕔10:09, 12.Nov 2013

United Nation Economic, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for nominations for the 2014 edition of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. This is to mark the annual occasion of World Press Freedom Day, on May 3. UNESCO

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MRA, PPDC Make FOI Requests to NCAA on Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

🕔10:07, 12.Nov 2013

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) in Lagos and the Abuja-based Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) have submitted a joint Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) asking for detailed information on the procurement records for

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Centre of African Studies, University of Cambridge, Announce Fellowship

🕔10:02, 12.Nov 2013

The Centre of African Studies is requesting applications for two Visiting Research Fellowships to be held at the University of Cambridge. The Fellowship which is with support from A.G Leventis Foundation is calling for entries from candidates in all the

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Group Urges Journalists to Use FOI Act, Transparency Laws to Expose Corruption

🕔09:59, 12.Nov 2013

The International Press Centre (IPC) has called on journalists to utilize the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and other transparency laws to expose corruption and raise the bars of accountability, transparency and good governance in Nigeria This was contained in

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Bloomberg Launches Africa TV in Washington DC

🕔09:56, 12.Nov 2013

The Bloomberg Media Group, a division of Bloomberg L.P., has lunched Bloomberg Africa Television to strengthen its position as a leading supplier of global business and financial news television across the African continent.  Bloomberg TV Africa was launched on October

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UNESCO, Others Call for Knowledge-Driven Media Development

🕔09:54, 12.Nov 2013

The United Nation Economic, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) has endorsed a special initiative to forge knowledge-driven media development as a way of using knowledge to “better support free, independent and pluralistic

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