IGF 2017 to Hold at UN Office, Geneva

🕔08:32, 17.Nov 2017

The 12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will take place at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland between December 18 and 21, 2017. The overarching theme of this year’s meeting is “Shape your digital future!”. The

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CPNM to Hold Conference on Transparency, Accountability, Calls for Presentations

🕔06:17, 17.Nov 2017

The Centre for Public and Non-profit Management (CPNM) at the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) School of Public Administration is scheduled to host its annual Public Administration Research Conference (PARC) from April 12 to 14, 2018. The Theme of the

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UNESCO Calls for Justice for Killed Journalists

🕔05:34, 17.Nov 2017

The former Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ms Irina Bokova, called on nations of the world to ensure that justice is done for every journalist killed, noting that “Justice is a cornerstone of a

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Minister Affirms Nigerian Government’s Commitment to Defend Freedom of Expression

🕔05:24, 17.Nov 2017

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, affirmed the commitment of the Buhari administration to  defend freedom of expression and press freedom as well as uphold justice, the rule of law and the protection of human rights in

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Reporter Barred from Covering Charles Okah Trial

🕔05:15, 17.Nov 2017

On November 1, 2017, men of the State Security Service (SSS) prevented Basil Abia, a reporter with ‘Next Editions’ newspaper  from covering the trial of a terror suspect, Charles Okah, at a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Just before

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France’s Audrey Azoulay Appointed Director-General of UNESCO

France’s Audrey Azoulay Appointed Director-General of UNESCO

🕔04:37, 17.Nov 2017

The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has appointed 45-year old former Minister of Culture and Communication of France, Ms Audrey Azoulay, as the new Director-General.  She takes over from the outgoing Director-General, Ms

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PTCIJ Presents Media Resources to Commemorate IDEI against Journalist

🕔04:27, 17.Nov 2017

Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) on November 2, 2017 presented a book and unveiled two online resources on media freedom and whistleblower protection to commemorate the International Day to End Impunity (IDEI) for Crimes against Journalists. These activities

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Stakeholders Call for Collaboration to Address Media Challenges

Stakeholders Call for Collaboration to Address Media Challenges

🕔04:22, 17.Nov 2017

Participants at a round-table to commemorate the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists have called for collaboration among media stakeholders in order to be able to collectively address the challenges that confront the industry. This position was

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Security Personnel Brutalise Journalist, Group Threatens Litigation

🕔03:59, 17.Nov 2017

Jacob Onjewu Dickson, the Assistant Secretary of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Kaduna State Chapter, was on October 28, 2017 brutalised by a team of soldiers and policemen at the closing ceremony of the Kaduna International Polo Tournament.

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NBC Holds Stakeholder Meeting to Address Concerns over Rising Harmful Broadcasts

NBC Holds Stakeholder Meeting to Address Concerns over Rising Harmful Broadcasts

🕔03:51, 17.Nov 2017

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) held a Stakeholders’ Meeting on Political Broadcasts in Kano on October 26, 2017 to address the rising concerns over a number of harmful broadcasts emanating from broadcast stations in the State. The meeting was also

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