New Board Emerges for Anambra State Broadcasting Service

New Board Emerges for Anambra State Broadcasting Service

🕔13:23, 26.May 2015

The Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has inaugurated a new board of directors for the Anambra State Broadcasting Service (ASBS). The board comprises seven persons and is headed by Mr. Emeka Maduegbuna, a veteran broadcaster and Public Relations guru

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Nigeria ranks 77 in 2015 WJP Open Government Index

Nigeria ranks 77 in 2015 WJP Open Government Index Updated

🕔13:14, 26.May 2015

The World Justice Project (WJP) Open Government Index 2015 Report has ranked Nigeria 77 out of 102 countries in its ranking of government openness. Scoring 0.46 where scores range from 0 to 1, with 1 indicating great openness, Nigeria is

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AMI Appoints New Members for Board of Trustees

AMI Appoints New Members for Board of Trustees Updated

🕔12:51, 26.May 2015

In its second phase of operations with a fresh strategy and new partners, focused on championing the media development agenda within the continent, the African Media Initiative (AMI) has announced the appointment of new members on its Board of Trustees.

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Syrian Journalist Mazen Darwish Awarded UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize

Syrian Journalist Mazen Darwish Awarded UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Updated

🕔12:15, 26.May 2015

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has awarded this year’s Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize to Mazen Darwish, a Syrian journalist and activist imprisoned since 2012. Mazen Darwish, still currently imprisoned has more than ten years of

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MRA Publishes Manual on Reporting Impunity and Election

MRA Publishes Manual on Reporting Impunity and Election Updated

🕔11:57, 26.May 2015

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has published a manual to aid journalists in reporting impunity in the electoral process during the recently concluded 2015 General Elections in Nigeria as well as in future elections. Titled “Reporting Impunity in the Electoral Process:

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Small Grants Available to Support Campaigns and Digital Rights in Africa

Small Grants Available to Support Campaigns and Digital Rights in Africa

🕔11:42, 26.May 2015

The Web We Want Coalition in collaboration with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has announced the launch of its 2015 Small Grants Program. This Program began in 2014 and supported over 50 initiatives throughout the world. Following this successful

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Court Orders Oshimili North LG Council in Delta State to Disclose Budgets, Approved Projects

Court Orders Oshimili North LG Council in Delta State to Disclose Budgets, Approved Projects Updated

🕔09:46, 13.May 2015

A Federal High Court in Asaba has ordered of the Oshimili North Local Government Council in Delta State to disclose to a Lagos-based non-governmental organization, Human Development Initiatives (HDI), the council’s budgets from 2012 to 2014 and the projects duly

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Presidential Security Aides Expel Journalist from Villa

Presidential Security Aides Expel Journalist from Villa Updated

🕔11:46, 12.May 2015

On May 11, 2015 Mr. Ubale Musa, a correspondent of the German Radio, Deutsche Welle, was bundled out of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja for asking visiting President Idriss Derby of Chad an embarrassing question. His media accreditation

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