Journalist Arrested, Forced to Delete Photographs

Journalist Arrested, Forced to Delete Photographs Updated

🕔10:43, 9.Feb 2017

On January 25, 2017, Ms Ujunwa Atueyi, a journalist with the privately owned Newspaper, ‘The Guardian’ was arrested by policemen and officials of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences  who raided some motorists and passers-by, along

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Stockholm Internet Forum 2017 to Explore Access and Power

Stockholm Internet Forum 2017 to Explore Access and Power Updated

🕔10:28, 9.Feb 2017

The 2017 edition of the Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF) will take place in the Swedish capital on May 16 to 18, 2017 and will explore the over-arching theme of “Access and Power” One major key issue is however the empowering

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Donald Trump Presidency: RSF Urges Members and Friends to Uphold Press Freedom

Donald Trump Presidency: RSF Urges Members and Friends to Uphold Press Freedom Updated

🕔10:23, 9.Feb 2017

As Donald J. Trump took the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States, the Paris based freedom expression organisation, Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), has called on its members and friends to ensure further defence of the

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Publish Asia 2017 Set for April in Kuala Lumpur

Publish Asia 2017 Set for April in Kuala Lumpur

🕔10:17, 9.Feb 2017

The 17th edition of ‘Publish Asia’, the annual meeting place for the Asian newspaper and news publishing industry, is set to hold from April 18 to 20, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The theme for this edition of the conference

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DW Akademie Masters Programme, Scholarships Open for Journalists

DW Akademie Masters Programme, Scholarships Open for Journalists Updated

🕔10:03, 9.Feb 2017

DW Akademie, a German organisation for international media development, is offering Masters and scholarship programmes targeting students from around the world seeking to work in positions of responsibility in journalism or the communications sector. The Masters programme is bilingual –

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UNESCO Holds ‘Journalism Under Fire’ Colloquium in March

UNESCO Holds ‘Journalism Under Fire’ Colloquium in March Updated

🕔09:57, 9.Feb 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is scheduled to hold the “Journalism Under Fire: Challenges of Our Times” colloquium in its Paris headquarters on March 23, 2017. The Colloquium includes a series of roundtables on topics related

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IWMF Invites Applications for Reporting Fellowships to the DRC

IWMF Invites Applications for Reporting Fellowships to the DRC Updated

🕔09:50, 9.Feb 2017

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting applications for two Reporting Fellowships to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to take place in May 2017. As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, one group of six journalists

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ICFJ Invites Applicantions for Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

ICFJ Invites Applicantions for Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship Updated

🕔09:43, 9.Feb 2017

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), is currently accepting applications for its Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship. The fellowship is open to journalists from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania.

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Former NIMASA DG Threatens Journalists Covering His Trial

Former NIMASA DG Threatens Journalists Covering His Trial Updated

🕔09:36, 9.Feb 2017

On February 2, 2017, Mr. Patrick Akpobolokemi, former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), who is standing trial  for alleged money laundering and conversion of public funds, threatened to slap a journalist and kill another at

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PIN Hosts 5th Internet Freedom Forum in April 

PIN Hosts 5th Internet Freedom Forum in April  Updated

🕔09:22, 9.Feb 2017

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) will host the 5th edition of the annual Internet Freedom Forum (IFF) in Lagos, Nigeria from April 25 to 27, 2017. Prospective participants from 30 countries have registered to participate in this year’s edition. It will

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