Journalist Ordered out of court by Magistrate

Journalist Ordered out of court by Magistrate Updated

🕔11:35, 10.Mar 2017

A presiding Magistrate, Mr. H. O Amos on March 3, 2017 ordered  Ms Onozure Dania, the Vanguard newspaper Judicial Correspondent,  out of  his court for not first obtaining his permission before covering proceedings in the court. Ms Dania was at the

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impactAFRICA Contest on Gender Equality,Women’s Health Opens   

impactAFRICA Contest on Gender Equality,Women’s Health Opens   Updated

🕔11:27, 10.Mar 2017

Journalists working in South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria are eligible to apply for the impactAFRICA reporting contest seeking stories that shed light on the challenges women and girls face in accessing health-care and health services as well

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Judge Orders Journalists to Obtain Permission to Cover Proceedings

Judge Orders Journalists to Obtain Permission to Cover Proceedings

🕔13:25, 9.Mar 2017

Emmanuel Archibong, a chief magistrate in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital on February 21, 2017 instructed that journalists must first apply for and obtain permission before they can cover proceedings in his court. Gabriel Ayim, the police prosecutor, had

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Federal Government Anti-Corruption War Called to Question as Whistle-blower is Sacked

Federal Government Anti-Corruption War Called to Question as Whistle-blower is Sacked Updated

🕔13:14, 9.Mar 2017

The Federal Government of Nigeria’s anti-corruption war seems to have been tainted with the termination of the appointment of Mr. Ntia Thompson, an assistant director in charge of Servicom Unit at the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA), an

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Pan African Conference to Review State of Freedom of Expression Access to Information in Africa

Pan African Conference to Review State of Freedom of Expression Access to Information in Africa Updated

🕔12:51, 9.Mar 2017

A pan-African conference to review the state of freedom of expression and access to information in Africa and the achievements made in implementing African Union instruments concerning freedom of expression and access to information in Africa is scheduled to hold

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High Cost of Connectivity Remains an Obstacle to Achieving Internet Access, Says A4AI Report

High Cost of Connectivity Remains an Obstacle to Achieving Internet Access, Says A4AI Report Updated

🕔09:37, 7.Mar 2017

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has identified high cost of connectivity as remaining one of the biggest obstacles to achieving the universal access pledge which sets a target of affordable, universal internet access by 2020 as one of the

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UNESCO Explores Media’s Role in Advancing Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies on WPFD 2017

UNESCO Explores Media’s Role in Advancing Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies on WPFD 2017 Updated

🕔09:24, 7.Mar 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will, from May 1 to 4, 2017, hold this year’s edition of the World Press Freedom Day with the theme “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just

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CIMA, ARTICLE 19 Present, Discuss Report on ‘Internet Governance and the Future of News’

CIMA, ARTICLE 19 Present, Discuss Report on ‘Internet Governance and the Future of News’ Updated

🕔12:03, 6.Mar 2017

The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) and ARTICLE 19 will on March 23, 2017 present a report and hold a discussion on Internet governance and the future of news and make the case for greater media development engagement in

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ARTICLE 19 Invites Applications for Internet of Rights Fellowship

ARTICLE 19 Invites Applications for Internet of Rights Fellowship Updated

🕔11:57, 6.Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19, the London-based non-governmental freedom of expression organization, is receiving applications for its Internet of Rights Fellowship Programme. The fellowship aims to facilitate stronger considerations for human rights within Internet governance processes and to shape the human rights agenda

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Lawyer Arrested in Connection with Tweets

Lawyer Arrested in Connection with Tweets

🕔11:34, 6.Mar 2017

Audu Maikori, a Lawyer and record label owner was arrested on February 17, 2017 by men of the Nigerian Police in connection with some tweets on his twitter handle. Maikori alleged, in his tweets on January 23, 2017, that five

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