MRA Inducts Eko Electricity Distribution Company into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for Disregarding FOI Act

MRA Inducts Eko Electricity Distribution Company into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for Disregarding FOI Act Updated

🕔09:12, 14.May 2018

Lagos, Monday, May 14, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) into the Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for its disregard of the FOI Act as demonstrated by its failure to comply

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Corruption Reporting, A Leading Cause of Journalist Killings, Says IPI Report Updated

🕔14:57, 11.May 2018

The Vienna, Austria, based International Press Institute (IPI), in its new analysis of Death Watch figures launched on May 3, 2018 to mark the 2018 World Press Freedom Day, has identified corruption reporting as a leading cause of journalists’ killings

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5th NBC Board Inaugurated Updated

🕔12:59, 11.May 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on March 2, 2018 inaugurated the fifth Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) comprising of 10 members.  The inauguration of the NBC Board took place along with the inauguration of

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Getty Images Offers Grants for Editorial Photography

Getty Images Offers Grants for Editorial Photography Updated

🕔14:42, 9.May 2018

Getty Images is accepting applications from photojournalists for projects of personal and journalistic significance in support social, political and cultural stories. Grants will be awarded by independent judges selected by Getty Images for their expertise and experience. A total of three

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Applications Open for Logan Non-fiction Fellowship

Applications Open for Logan Non-fiction Fellowship Updated

🕔14:41, 9.May 2018

The Logan Non-fiction Program is now accepting applications for the fall 2018 fellowships, which will run from October to December at the Carey Institute for Global Good in Rensselaerville, New York in the United States. The fellowship is open to

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Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Opens, Calls for Entries

Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Opens, Calls for Entries Updated

🕔14:39, 9.May 2018

The United Nations (UN) is now accepting entries for the Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship Program, which will take place from September 16 to October 6, 2018 in New York, in the United States. The Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial

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Report Indicts Nigeria for Victimisation of Journalists, Violation of Free Expression, Other Rights Abuses Updated

🕔14:36, 9.May 2018

The “2017 Human Rights Report” for Nigeria issued by the U.S. Department of State has accused Nigeria of restrictions to Freedom of Expression, especially the unrepentant persecution of journalists while also calling out the country on gross violation of other

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‘Public Officials Have a Responsibility to be Transparent’ – Adamawa State AGF

‘Public Officials Have a Responsibility to be Transparent’ – Adamawa State AGF Updated

🕔14:34, 9.May 2018

Adamawa State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Bala Sanga, has said that public officials have a responsibility to be transparent even without an access to information law in place because they exist to serve the people. Mr. Sanga

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NBC Orders Daar Communications to Stop Test Transmission of Its Signals in Yola Updated

🕔14:32, 9.May 2018

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Sunday, April 22, 2018 directed Daar Communications, owners of the Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower radio stations, to stop further test transmission of its signals in Yola, Adamawa State, for allegedly failing to

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Lagos to Host Reuters Foundation’s Investigative Sports Reporting Workshop

Lagos to Host Reuters Foundation’s Investigative Sports Reporting Workshop Updated

🕔14:29, 9.May 2018

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, as part of the Sports and Society program, is hosting a workshop tagged: “Investigative sports reporting” from August 20 to 24 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria and is inviting applications from journalists in Africa who want to

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