Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre Inducted into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre Inducted into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

🕔11:32, 29.Jan 2018

LAGOS, Monday, January 29, 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre, a Federal agency charged with moulding “responsible and respectable citizens and leaders” as the latest inductee into the Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall

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Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund Inducted into FOI ‘Hall of Shame’ for Keeping Critical Stakeholders in the Dark

Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund Inducted into FOI ‘Hall of Shame’ for Keeping Critical Stakeholders in the Dark

🕔11:19, 23.Jan 2018

Lagos, Tuesday, 23 January, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, accusing the agency of keeping critical stakeholders in the dark by not making

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UN Human Rights Commissioner to Organise Workshop on Right to Privacy in the Digital Age

UN Human Rights Commissioner to Organise Workshop on Right to Privacy in the Digital Age Updated

🕔11:26, 19.Jan 2018

The United Nations (UN) Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will convene an expert workshop in Geneva on February 19 and 20, 2018 for the purpose of “identifying and clarifying principles, standards and best practices regarding the promotion and

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AFEX, AfIGF Stakeholders Call on Governments to Prioritize Digital Rights of Citizens

AFEX, AfIGF Stakeholders Call on Governments to Prioritize Digital Rights of Citizens Updated

🕔11:12, 19.Jan 2018

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and other stakeholders attending the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) have called on governments to prioritize the digital rights of citizens across the different continents of the world. The call was made at the

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Blogger Detained by Police Anti-Robbery Squad Freed, Another Remains in Custody

Blogger Detained by Police Anti-Robbery Squad Freed, Another Remains in Custody Updated

🕔11:59, 17.Jan 2018

On January 1, 2018 at about 4.30am, Daniel Elombah, a journalist, blogger and publisher of http://elombah.com and five others were arrested by armed operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police numbering about 15. Daniel, along with

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Court Adjourns Trial of Senator Accused of Injurious Falsehood Updated

🕔11:45, 17.Jan 2018

A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama has adjourned to January 29, 2018 commencement of the trial of Sen. Isah Misau who was charged with injurious falsehood contrary to the provisions of Section 393 (1) of the Penal

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Accra to Host Workshop on China’s Influence on African Media

Accra to Host Workshop on China’s Influence on African Media Updated

🕔10:44, 17.Jan 2018

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) with support of the National Endowment for Democracy’s (NED) International Forum for Democratic Studies will host a workshop with the theme “China’s influence on African media” on February 22 and 23, 2018 in Accra.

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Entries Open for Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism

Entries Open for Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism Updated

🕔10:26, 17.Jan 2018

Entries are now open for the Sanlam Awards that recognise excellence in Financial Journalism. The award has become a prestigious and highly sought-after recognition since its inception in 1974. There are five main categories open to journalists working in any

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UNESCO Organizes Seminar on Use of Social Media During Elections   

UNESCO Organizes Seminar on Use of Social Media During Elections   Updated

🕔09:27, 17.Jan 2018

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is partnering with the Global Network Initiative (GNI) to organise a colloquium in France on February 8, 2018 to discuss the use of social media during electoral processes. It is aimed

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Reuters Journalism Fellowship at Oxford University Welcomes Applications

Reuters Journalism Fellowship at Oxford University Welcomes Applications Updated

🕔09:11, 17.Jan 2018

The Reuters Journalism Fellowship is calling for applications from ambitious, high-achieving journalists with a minimum of five years’ experience and a high level of written and spoken English who are interested in developing their academic understanding of the media industry.

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