Monthly Archives: January 2017

Nomination Sought For UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2017


United Nations Economic, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for nominations for the 2017 edition of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. UNESCO is inviting the governments of member states, in consultation with their national commissions, international and regional professional and non-governmental organisations working in the fields of …

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Police Arrest Publisher of Fresh News in Abuja


Officers of the Nigeria Police on January 13, 2017 arrested Desmond Utomwen, Publisher of Fresh News, an online newspaper, in his Abuja office at about 11.34am. Utomwen was accused of criminal defamation of character and threat to life and property. After the officers led by Anthony Enobakhare and ASP Abubakar …

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