Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources Inducted into MRA’s ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources Inducted into MRA’s ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔06:00, 25.Jun 2018

Lagos, Monday, June 25, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today announced the induction of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, saying the institution has consistently failed to comply with its duties and

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International Law Seeks a Legal Officer Updated

🕔11:46, 22.Jun 2018

The Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) is seeking Legal Officer to work from its Halifax, Canada.  The center says the successful applicant will be rewarded, among other things, with exciting legal work, high level representational opportunities and the chance

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Communication Scholars Announce Completion of Research Project on Nigerian Media and Elections Updated

🕔11:44, 22.Jun 2018

The Association of Communication Scholars & Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) has announced the completion of its research project titled Understanding Nigerian Media and Elections through Research: Analysis of the 2015 Presidential Election Campaign Messages. The group plans to launch the

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OHCHR Seeks Entries for UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Position

OHCHR Seeks Entries for UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Position Updated

🕔14:35, 21.Jun 2018

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is  seeking nominations for the position of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Under-Secretary-General level. The Secretariat welcomes nominations, especially of female candidates, to supplement the

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A4AI-Nigeria Stakeholders Meeting Scheduled for July 5 in Abuja

A4AI-Nigeria Stakeholders Meeting Scheduled for July 5 in Abuja Updated

🕔14:19, 21.Jun 2018

The Alliance for Affordable Internet- Nigeria (A4AI- Nigeria) is inviting stakeholders to its coalition meeting taking place on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. The meeting which is open to all stakeholders is committed to promoting policy and

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Google Opens Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class 2 Applications

Google Opens Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class 2 Applications Updated

🕔13:38, 21.Jun 2018

Google is now accepting applications for Class 2 of its Launchpad Accelerator Africa program from startups in 18 countries. Launchpad Accelerator is a 3-month program that helps startups build great products and companies by matching them with the best of

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CPJ Announces 2018 International Press Freedom Award Winners

CPJ Announces 2018 International Press Freedom Award Winners Updated

🕔13:22, 21.Jun 2018

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an independent, non-profit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide, will honour four journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam who have put their lives and liberty on the line every day just to do their

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OGP Issues Report Over Shrinking Civic Space Updated

🕔13:22, 21.Jun 2018

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) has issued a new report expressing concern over the shrinking civic space in many of its member countries arising from attacks on journalists and human rights defenders, failure to respect and protect public assemblies, and barriers

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Participants Want Nationwide Grassroots Sensitisation on FOI Act

Participants Want Nationwide Grassroots Sensitisation on FOI Act Updated

🕔12:01, 21.Jun 2018

Participants at series Freedom of Information Coalition Nigeria (FOICN) Awareness Roundtables on the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act have called for a nation-wide sensitization of people the grassroots on the Act to address the apparent widespread ignorance about the law.

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Toronto Declaration on Equality and Non-Discrimination in Machine Learning Systems Launched

Toronto Declaration on Equality and Non-Discrimination in Machine Learning Systems Launched Updated

🕔11:29, 21.Jun 2018

A coalition of human rights and technology groups on May 16, 2018 launched “The Toronto Declaration” which seeks to protect the rights to equality and non-discrimination in machine learning systems. The Declaration which was prepared by Amnesty International and AccessNow

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