MRA Names NAFDAC Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Says Health and Wellbeing of All Nigerians at Risk

MRA Names NAFDAC Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Says Health and Wellbeing of All Nigerians at Risk

🕔10:23, 25.Sep 2017

Lagos, Monday, September 25, 2017:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) this week’s inductee into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, contending that the agency’s sundry acts

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JIMEL Calls for Papers on Fake News, Weaponized Defamation

JIMEL Calls for Papers on Fake News, Weaponized Defamation Updated

🕔11:07, 20.Sep 2017

The Journal of International Media & Entertainment Law (JIMEL), in association with the Southwestern Law Review, and Southwestern International Law Journal is now accepting papers on Fake News and Weaponized Defamation. The intended Papers are expected to have an international

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Nigerian Immigration Service Inducted Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Nigerian Immigration Service Inducted Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔08:24, 18.Sep 2017

LAGOS, Monday, September 18, 2017: The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) was today named into the Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) for “egregious acts of non-compliance with the FOI Act” over the last six

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Oxford Internet Institute Calls for Papers on Reframing ‘Fake News’

Oxford Internet Institute Calls for Papers on Reframing ‘Fake News’ Updated

🕔15:05, 14.Sep 2017

The Oxford Internet institute, a multi-disciplinary research and teaching department of University of Oxford, dedicated to the social science of the internet, is calling for papers on Reframing ‘Fake News’: Architectures, Influence, and Automation for a special issue of Policy

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Editors’ Guild Conference in Port Harcourt

Editors’ Guild Conference in Port Harcourt Updated

🕔10:34, 14.Sep 2017

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) will hold the 13th edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC 2017) from September 20 to 24, 2017 in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State” capital. The focus of this Conference is on the

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African Media Initiative Invites Entries for ZIMEO Excellence in Media Awards

African Media Initiative Invites Entries for ZIMEO Excellence in Media Awards Updated

🕔09:18, 14.Sep 2017

The African Media Initiative (AMI) is inviting entries from professional journalists in Africa reporting or writing for print, radio, TV and digital platforms for the third edition of the ZIMEO Excellence in Media Awards. The Zimeo Awards recognises journalism excellence

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AFEX Asks African Governments to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

AFEX Asks African Governments to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists Updated

🕔08:43, 14.Sep 2017

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has called on governments and stakeholders to, as a matter of urgency, institute measures  to ensure that freedom of expression rights are protected and to end impunity for crimes against journalists. The group expressed serious

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DSS Agents Brutalise Journalists Covering Union Protest Updated

🕔08:26, 14.Sep 2017

Two journalists, Timothy Agbor of The Point newspaper and Toba Adedeji of the Osun Defender were on September 11, 2017 brutalised by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) while covering a protest by members of the Nigeria Union of

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Soldiers Invade NUJ Secretariat, Brutalise Journalists

Soldiers Invade NUJ Secretariat, Brutalise Journalists Updated

🕔08:20, 14.Sep 2017

On September 12, 2017, a detachment of about 20 soldiers invaded the Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Umuahia, Abia State, damaging properties and inflicting injuries on journalitsts. They assaulted two journalists whom they suspected took their photographs, destroyed

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UN Calls for Entries for Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards

UN Calls for Entries for Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards Updated

🕔10:10, 13.Sep 2017

The United Nations is calling for entries for the Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards. Submissions for these awards should reflect fundamental UN principals which include the importance of human dignity, mutual respect and friendship among nations, as well as economic

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