Entries Open for WSCIJ Investigative Reporting Award

Entries Open for WSCIJ Investigative Reporting Award

🕔14:06, 21.Oct 2015

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is now accepting submissions for its tenth annual Awards for Investigative Reporting. The annual event will honour works that involve reporting on public and or corporate corruption, human rights abuses or on

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MRA Commends Nigerian Government, Others for Co-sponsoring Resolution on Access to Information Day at UNESCO

MRA Commends Nigerian Government, Others for Co-sponsoring Resolution on Access to Information Day at UNESCO

🕔11:19, 21.Oct 2015

Lagos, Wednesday, October 21, 2015:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today commended the Governments of Nigeria, Angola and Morocco for co-sponsoring a resolution passed by the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recommending to its

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Leiden University Seeks PhD candidate in ERC StG project

Leiden University Seeks PhD candidate in ERC StG project

🕔15:14, 19.Oct 2015

The Faculty of Humanities, Institute for Philosophy at Leiden University, Netherlands is seeking a PhD candidate in the European Research Council Starting Grant Project titled “Democratic Secrecy: A Philosophical Study of the Role of Secrecy in Democratic Governance”. The successful

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Nigerians Top CNN/ Multichoice African Journalist Awards Nomination

Nigerians Top CNN/ Multichoice African Journalist Awards Nomination

🕔14:14, 19.Oct 2015

Five Nigerians has been nominated for the CNN/Multichoice African Journalist of the year Awards to be presented in a ceremony in October 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. The nominees from Nigeria are Femi Asu, Punch Newspaper; Adewale Olugbenga Emosu, tribuneonlineng.com; Ibanga

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AMI and Kenya Government to Co-host Reporting Africa Conference in 2016

AMI and Kenya Government to Co-host Reporting Africa Conference in 2016 Updated

🕔13:41, 19.Oct 2015

The African Media Initiative and the Kenyan Ministry of Information and Communications has concluded arrangements to co-host the ”Reporting Africa” conference in Kenya to discuss how Africa is covered by regional and global media. The 2016 conference will bring together

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AMI partners with DW-Akademie to Launch African Stories Programme

AMI partners with DW-Akademie to Launch African Stories Programme

🕔13:32, 19.Oct 2015

African Media Initiative in partnership with Deustche Welle Akademie (DW-Akademie) has announced that a new platform which will enable the sharing of high quality PanAfrican TV content between regional and global media organizations is set to be launched as part

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AFIC Report Evaluates Access to Information in 15 African Countries

AFIC Report Evaluates Access to Information in 15 African Countries

🕔19:12, 16.Oct 2015

The Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) based in Kampala, Uganda has released a 124-page report that evaluates the right of access to information in 15 African countries. The report also touches on challenges to implementing laws that exist and

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Reports Say Nigerian Public Institutions Spurn their FOI Obligations

Reports Say Nigerian Public Institutions Spurn their FOI Obligations Updated

🕔18:35, 16.Oct 2015

Reports from two different research surveys carried out by the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) and Right to Know (R2K) Nigeria show that Nigerian public institutions have failed to comply with their obligations set out in the Freedom of

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Blogger Arrested, Detained and Docked for Arraigned Criminal Libel

Blogger Arrested, Detained and Docked for Arraigned Criminal Libel Updated

🕔15:11, 16.Oct 2015

A blogger and social media activist, Mr. Emmanuel Ojo, was arrested on September 26, 2015 at Ibara area of Abeokuta, Ogun State and detained at the Police Command’s headquarters, Eleweran in Abeokuta where the police questioned him. Emmanuel who was

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Freedom of Information Coalition Board Agrees on a Strategic Plan, Elects Officers

Freedom of Information Coalition Board Agrees on a Strategic Plan, Elects Officers Updated

🕔12:57, 16.Oct 2015

The Board of Governors of the Freedom of Information Coalition, Nigeria (FOICN) have elected its executives and drawn up a strategic plan document to guide its operations for the next five years. The FOICN Board of Governors met for three

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