Stakeholders Call for Collaboration to Address Media Challenges in Nigeria

Stakeholders Call for Collaboration to Address Media Challenges in Nigeria Updated

🕔04:22, 17.Nov 2017

Participants at a one-day round-table held in Abuja, Nigeria to commemorate the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists have called for collaboration among media stakeholders in order to collectively address the challenges that confront the industry in

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Security Personnel Brutalise Sports Journalist at Polo Event Updated

🕔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 an International Polo Tournament in Kaduna.

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NBC Holds Stakeholders Meeting to Address Concerns over Rising Harmful Broadcasts

NBC Holds Stakeholders Meeting to Address Concerns over Rising Harmful Broadcasts Updated

🕔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 rising concerns over a number of harmful broadcasts emanating from broadcast stations. The meeting was also convened to receive the

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Newspaper to Pay N10 Million Damages for Libellous Publication

Newspaper to Pay N10 Million Damages for Libellous Publication Updated

🕔03:39, 17.Nov 2017

Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja on November 1, 2017 awarded 10 million naira as damages against the Abuja Inquirer and Gazzetta Communication Limited for libellous publication against Mr. Kingsley Kuku. Justice Okeke awarded

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Court Orders Minister of Agriculture to Disclose Details of Egg Contract

Court Orders Minister of Agriculture to Disclose Details of Egg Contract Updated

🕔03:31, 17.Nov 2017

Justice Abdul-Kafarati of the Federal High Court in Abuja has issued an order of mandamus compelling the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to disclose to the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) details of a ₦25 billion National Egg Production contract awarded

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NBC Sanctions 22 Broadcasting Stations

NBC Sanctions 22 Broadcasting Stations Updated

🕔03:21, 17.Nov 2017

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on October 31, 2017 released a list of 22 broadcasting stations sanctioned for breaching various provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code between June and September 2017. The stations were sanctioned for various offences including ‘use

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AfDB, WWW Foundation Hold Workshop on Gender and Data in Abidjan

🕔03:05, 17.Nov 2017

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Wide Web (WWW) Foundation will hold a workshop on  Gender and Data in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on November 23 and 24, 2017. The two-day  workshop is meant to be a working session

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IMS Issues Report on Best Practices in Safety of Journalists

IMS Issues Report on Best Practices in Safety of Journalists Updated

🕔02:45, 17.Nov 2017

The International Media Support (IMS) in Copenhagen, Denmark, has issued a new report based on a study it conducted on the safety of journalists in seven countries where environments of conflict and instability challenge the ability of journalists to produce

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Nigeria’s Anti-corruption Campaign Goes to Schools Updated

🕔02:36, 17.Nov 2017

Nigeria’s anti-corruption crusade is targeting the young as the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) takes the campaign to secondary schools with a national anti-corruption debate among secondary schools in Nigeria to extend the frontiers of the fight and campaign against

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CSOs from Africa, Europe Convene in Banjul for AU-EU CSO Seminar on Human Rights

CSOs from Africa, Europe Convene in Banjul for AU-EU CSO Seminar on Human Rights Updated

🕔02:09, 17.Nov 2017

For the seventh time since the inception of the AU-EU CSO Seminar on Human Rights in 2011, Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) from Europe and Africa gathered in Banjul, The Gambia, on October 28 and 29, 2017 to discuss human rights issues

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