UNDP-DGD Invites Bids from Media Houses for PSAs, Programmes on 2015 Elections

🕔13:22, 26.Jun 2014

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Democratic Governance for Development (DGD) II Project is inviting bids from broadcast media organizations in Nigeria for placement of public service announcements, jingles, radio drama as well as radio and television programmes in

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Media Rights Agenda’s Publications Updated

🕔11:07, 23.Jun 2014

MRA’s Publications Ask_And_You_May_Receive Citizen_Guide_on_FOI_Act FAQs_about_FOI_Act FOI_Act_2011_Signed Simplified_Version_of_FOI_Act Windows_for_Transparency-Liberia Windows_for_Transparency-Nigeria Windows_for_Transparency-Sierra-Leone FOI_Baseline_Assessment FOI_Research_Report

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Freedom of Expression and Access to Information Post-2015: Measurable Targets for Goal 16

🕔09:04, 17.Jun 2014

An international coalition of more than 200 organizations welcomes the inclusion of targets for capable institutions, media freedom, and access to information by the United Nations member states now participating in the post-2015 development agenda dialogue. The inclusion of targets

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Open Contracting Partnership Seeks New Executive Director

Open Contracting Partnership Seeks New Executive Director Updated

🕔07:10, 12.Jun 2014

The two-year old Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) is seeking an Executive Director with strong leadership, management and collaboration skills, to build on the OCP’s achievements and lead the Partnership in further developing and promoting its mission. The new Executive Director

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Recent Attacks on Nigerian Press Worrying – Media Foundation for West Africa

Recent Attacks on Nigerian Press Worrying – Media Foundation for West Africa

🕔11:10, 11.Jun 2014

From June 6-9, 2014, there have been different incidents of attacks on media freedom in Nigeria. The attacks have come in the form of seizure of publications of The Punch, The Nation, Daily Trust, Leadership and Vanguard newspapers. There have

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AfA Launches Comic Book: The Breadwinner

AfA Launches Comic Book: The Breadwinner Updated

🕔15:13, 10.Jun 2014

Alliances for Africa (AfA) has launched an original Comic book titled, The Breadwinner, as part of activities commemorating Africa Day 2014. It is published under its new “Grab the Chance Comic Series” and was launched on May 27, 2014 in

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National Broadcasting Commission Issues Additional Directives for Live Political Broadcasts

National Broadcasting Commission Issues Additional Directives for Live Political Broadcasts Updated

🕔15:07, 10.Jun 2014

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has rolled out new regulations for live political broadcasts in addition to the laid down regulations in the fifth edition of its Nigeria Broadcasting Code. In a letter to all Nigerian broadcasting stations dated May

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European Journalism Centre Launches International Summer School on Environmental Journalism

European Journalism Centre Launches International Summer School on Environmental Journalism Updated

🕔15:00, 10.Jun 2014

The European Journalism Centre has launched an International Summer School in Environmental Journalism and Communication (ISSEJC), which will take place from July 21 to 30, 2014. This is in collaboration with the School of Journalism and Mass Communications of Aristotle

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CIMA Releases Publication on Data Journalism for Media Development

CIMA Releases Publication on Data Journalism for Media Development Updated

🕔14:55, 10.Jun 2014

The Washington-based Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) has released a new publication titled “Understanding Data: Can News media Rise to the Challenge”, which examines the implications of the rise of data journalism for Media Development. The publication, written by

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Federal Government Rejects Proposals to Merge Government Media, Regulatory Bodies

Federal Government Rejects Proposals to Merge Government Media, Regulatory Bodies Updated

🕔14:51, 10.Jun 2014

The Federal Government has rejected proposals by the Oronsaye Committee for the merger of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) as well as mergers of Federal Government (FG) owned media organizations. The rejection was contained

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