Sharia Court Sentences 9 Persons to Death for Alleged Blasphemy

Sharia Court Sentences 9 Persons to Death for Alleged Blasphemy Updated

🕔08:18, 29.Jun 2015

On June 25, 2015, a Sharia Court of Appeal in Rijiyar Lemo in Kano State, North-west Nigeria, reportedly sentenced nine persons, including one woman, to death for alleged blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed. The Court convicted Abdul-Inyas, Hajiya Mairo (the woman)

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MRA Calls on President Buhari to Secure Membership of the Open Government Partnership for Nigeria Updated

🕔08:01, 26.Jun 2015

Lagos, Friday, June 26, 2015:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on President Muhammadu Buhari to assert Nigeria’s leadership on the African continent by taking urgent steps to secure its membership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) ahead of his

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Court Orders First Bank to Disclose Details of Loan to NCAA for Purchase of Bullet Proof Cars for Stella Oduah

Court Orders First Bank to Disclose Details of Loan to NCAA for Purchase of Bullet Proof Cars for Stella Oduah Updated

🕔12:20, 16.Jun 2015

Lagos, Tuesday, June 16, 2015: A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered First Bank of Nigeria Plc to disclose details of the loan facility it granted the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for the 2013 purchase of two bullet-proof BMW

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Journalism Grants Available for Environmental Reporting

Journalism Grants Available for Environmental Reporting Updated

🕔05:51, 16.Jun 2015

Independent journalists or those working on the staff of either a for-profit or non-profit news organization worldwide are eligible to apply for a grant from the Fund for Environmental Journalism. Membership of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) is not

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Cuban Blogger, Indian Investigative Reporter Win Premier International Journalism Award

Cuban Blogger, Indian Investigative Reporter Win Premier International Journalism Award Updated

🕔05:41, 16.Jun 2015

Yoani Sánchez, a Cuban blogger, and Priyanka Dubey, a freelance journalist from India, have been named by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)  as winners of the 2015 Knight International Journalism Award. The Knight International Journalism Award recognize the two ladies as media

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Applications Open for Falling Walls 2015 Science Fellowship for Journalists

Applications Open for Falling Walls 2015 Science Fellowship for Journalists Updated

🕔15:54, 15.Jun 2015

The Falling Walls Foundation is inviting journalists to apply for its fellowship to attend the Falling Walls Conference, an international conference on future breakthroughs in science and society and its expanded programme, taking place in Berlin, Germany, on November 8 and 9, 2015. The

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 UN Rapporteur Calls For Protection of Encryption, Anonymity Online

 UN Rapporteur Calls For Protection of Encryption, Anonymity Online Updated

🕔14:07, 15.Jun 2015

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, Prof. David Kaye, has released a new report which underlines the importance of encryption and anonymity in the digital age. The 18 page report authored by

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Fellowships Available For 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference

Fellowships Available For 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference Updated

🕔13:29, 15.Jun 2015

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and the Association for Critical and Investigative Press (SKUP) have raised funds for fellowships to assist journalists from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East to attend the 9th Global Investigative

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FOI: Coscharis Motors Appeals Court Order to Disclose Purchase Documents of Bullet Proof Cars to EIE

FOI: Coscharis Motors Appeals Court Order to Disclose Purchase Documents of Bullet Proof Cars to EIE Updated

🕔12:35, 15.Jun 2015

Lagos, Monday, June 15, 2015: Coscharis Motors Limited has lodged an appeal against the order of a Federal High Court in Lagos directing it to disclose to Enough is Enough (EIE) Nigeria information requested by the organization on the 2013

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Travel Grants Available for Journalists to 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Travel Grants Available for Journalists to 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum Updated

🕔12:11, 15.Jun 2015

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) is offering 15 travel grants for journalists from around the world to attend the third Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) taking place August 23 to 28, 2015 in Heidelberg, Germany. It will serve as the

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