MRA Director Calls on Governments to Accept  Multi-stakeholder Internet Regulation

MRA Director Calls on Governments to Accept Multi-stakeholder Internet Regulation Updated

🕔08:32, 15.Nov 2016

The Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr. Edetaen Ojo  has called on governments to accept the multi-stakeholder Internet governance framework as a regulatory approach, by establishing national Internet governance mechanisms that will ensure the full participation of all

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Court Fixes Judgment for December 2 in Suit Challenging Cybercrime Act

Court Fixes Judgment for December 2 in Suit Challenging Cybercrime Act Updated

🕔15:28, 14.Nov 2016

A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed judgment for December 2, 2016 in a suit instituted by Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) and Enough is Enough (EIE Nigeria) challenging the constitutionality of some provisions of the

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Economic Impact of Internet Disruptions, by  GNI

Economic Impact of Internet Disruptions, by GNI Updated

🕔15:22, 14.Nov 2016

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) has released a report titled: “The Economic Impact of Disruptions to Internet Connectivity,” highlighting the significant economic damage caused when governments around the world deliberately shut down or disrupt Internet services. The report, which was prepared by Deloitte

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Petroleum Minister Kachikwu Uses DSS to Arrest Magazine Publisher

Petroleum Minister Kachikwu Uses DSS to Arrest Magazine Publisher Updated

🕔15:04, 14.Nov 2016

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu recently instigated the arrest of an Ughelli-based publisher of a local tabloid, Ughelli Times Magazine, Mr. Daniel Ekiugbo. The arrest was made by the operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS), Delta

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World Bank Agrees to Meet ATI Community to Discuss Concerns over Regression

World Bank Agrees to Meet ATI Community to Discuss Concerns over Regression Updated

🕔14:59, 14.Nov 2016

The World Bank has agreed to meet with the global access to information community early in 2017 to discuss civil society concerns over recent activities in the bank suggesting that it no longer placed any priority on the adoption and

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OGP Holds Data Journalism Workshop

OGP Holds Data Journalism Workshop Updated

🕔14:36, 14.Nov 2016

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) will hold a workshop on Data Journalism as a side event to the OGP 2016 Global Summit in Paris on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The workshop is aimed at exposing journalist to effective and efficient

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NULAI Publishes FOI Manual

NULAI Publishes FOI Manual

🕔10:51, 4.Nov 2016

The Network of University Legal Aid Institutions (NULAI) has published “Street Law: Freedom of Information Manual”, a learning resource written as an instruction guide that will promote the use of the Freedom of Information Act. This publication, supported by the

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New NJC Policy Bars Media From Reporting Petitions Against Judges

New NJC Policy Bars Media From Reporting Petitions Against Judges Updated

🕔10:26, 4.Nov 2016

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on October 28, 2016 launched a National Judicial Policy which bars media reportage of allegations of misconduct levelled against judges and employees of the judiciary. The policy further prevents disciplinary proceedings against judges and other

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GFMD Elects New Steering Committee, Sets Future Goals

GFMD Elects New Steering Committee, Sets Future Goals Updated

🕔08:38, 4.Nov 2016

The Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) based in Brussels, has elected a new steering committee to run the affairs of the international network for the next two years. The election saw the emergence of 14 members with two each

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OGP Steering Committee Invites Public Comments on Draft National Action Plan

OGP Steering Committee Invites Public Comments on Draft National Action Plan Updated

🕔19:37, 3.Nov 2016

Nigeria’s draft National Action Plan, to be submitted for approval to the International Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) at the fourth OGP Global Summit in Paris, France, from December 7 to 9, 2016 is now available for

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