IPI’s News Innovation Platform to Host Digital Media Event in Johannesburg

IPI’s News Innovation Platform to Host Digital Media Event in Johannesburg Updated

🕔15:33, 18.Dec 2013

The International Press Institute (IPI) in Vienna, Austria, and the IPI News Innovation Platform (IPI NIP), will hold a one-day symposium on digital media in Johannesburg, South Africa, on January 20, 2014. Titled “ChallengeSSS of the New Age”, the event

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Judge Rules that FOI Act is of General Application to all tiers of Government, their Officials, Agencies and Institutions

Judge Rules that FOI Act is of General Application to all tiers of Government, their Officials, Agencies and Institutions Updated

🕔14:38, 18.Dec 2013

In the High Court of Justice Oyo State of Nigeria In the Ibadan Judicial Division Holden at Ibadan Before the Honourable Justice S. A. Akinteye, Judge Thursday, the 31st Day of October, 2013 Court No. 54 Suit No. M/332/12 Between:

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AFIC Holds First General Assembly in January

AFIC Holds First General Assembly in January Updated

🕔14:22, 18.Dec 2013

The Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) will hold its first General Assembly in Johannesburg, South Africa, on January 28 and 29, 2014. AFIC’s Chairperson, Mr. Gabriel Ayite Baglo, who is Director at the Africa Office of the International Federation

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NCAA Refuses to Disclose Procurement Records for Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars to MRA, PPDC

NCAA Refuses to Disclose Procurement Records for Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars to MRA, PPDC Updated

🕔11:37, 18.Dec 2013

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said in November that it would not release the procurement records for the purchase of two controversial bullet proof cars in response to a Freedom of Information request for them because releasing them would

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Federal Government Release Grant to Nollywood

Federal Government Release Grant to Nollywood Updated

🕔15:41, 17.Dec 2013

The Federal Government of Nigeria has given 40 practitioners in the Nigerian film industry, otherwise known as  Nollywood, various grants under a recently launched capacity training fund of the presidential intervention scheme for the industry, also known as Project ACT

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Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Initiative Calls for Applications

Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Initiative Calls for Applications Updated

🕔15:39, 17.Dec 2013

The Washington Fellowship is now accepting submissions for the 2014 edition of Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).  The Washington Fellowship which is the new flagship program of the President Barack Obama administration will bring over 500 African young leaders to

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PPDC Holds 4th HomeVida Awards

🕔15:36, 17.Dec 2013

Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) has completed arrangement to hold the 4th Nigeria Integrity Film (HomeVida)  Awards on December 10, 2013 at the Muson Centre, Lagos. The HomeVida Awards is an annual film award driving creative messaging on integrity

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Groups  Seek Incorporation of FOI into Journalism Curriculum

Groups Seek Incorporation of FOI into Journalism Curriculum Updated

🕔15:35, 17.Dec 2013

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC) in partnership with the National Universities Commission (NUC), the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) have called for the incorporation of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act into

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World Bank, Annenberg School of Communication Call for Applications for 2014 Summer Institute in Communication and Reform

🕔15:34, 17.Dec 2013

The World Bank and Annenberg School of Communication have called for applications for the 2014 Summer Institute in Communication and reform which will be held from June 2 to 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, USA. The 10-day program is intended

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SPJ Calls for Applications for the Pulliam/Kilgore FOI Internships

SPJ Calls for Applications for the Pulliam/Kilgore FOI Internships Updated

🕔15:32, 17.Dec 2013

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has called for applications to its annual Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information (FOI) Internship programme. The Interns will receive a stipend of $400 per week and work during a mutually agreeable 10-week period during the

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