Varsity Student Rusticated for Publishing Alleged ‘Defamatory’ Article in Newspaper

Varsity Student Rusticated for Publishing Alleged ‘Defamatory’ Article in Newspaper Updated

🕔09:59, 21.Jun 2018

The authorities of the University of Ibadan have rusticated a final year law student, Kunle Adebajo over an article he published in a daily newspaper which they alleged was  “highly defamatory” and capable of bringing the name of the university

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Revised Nigerian Media Code of Election Coverage Receives Industry-wide Endorsement Updated

🕔09:55, 21.Jun 2018

The Nigerian Media Code of Election Coverage (Revised edition 2018) is receiving widespread endorsements by the professional groups and associations, relevant stakeholders other and support groups across the media industry. Mr. Lanre Arogundade said in to a statement issued on

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Blogger Assaulted, Threatened with Death

Blogger Assaulted, Threatened with Death Updated

🕔09:42, 21.Jun 2018

On May 29, 2018, Mr. Saint Mienpamo, a blogger and former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, was severely beaten by suspected militants, accompanied by two policemen who stormed his home in Yenagoa, the State capital.

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Court Again Strikes Out Motion to Suspend Proceedings in MRA’s FOI Suit Against Lagos State Government

Court Again Strikes Out Motion to Suspend Proceedings in MRA’s FOI Suit Against Lagos State Government Updated

🕔09:24, 21.Jun 2018

  LAGOS, June 21, 2018: For the second time in four months, a Lagos High Court  has struck out a motion by the Lagos State Government to suspend proceedings in a Freedom of Information suit brought against it by Media

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WAN-IFRA Holds Digital Subscription Summit in Malaysia  Updated

🕔14:54, 20.Jun 2018

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) will hold a Digital Subscriptions Summit  in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from July 10 to 11, 2018. The summit will explore the topic “getting paid for content distributed digitally” and is aimed at improving the news publishing business

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Germany Hosts 2018 Freedom Online Conference in November

Germany Hosts 2018 Freedom Online Conference in November Updated

🕔14:41, 20.Jun 2018

The 2018 edition of the Annual Freedom Online Conference is scheduled to hold from November 28 to 30, 2018, and will be hosted by the German Government  at the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. The Freedom Online Coalition is an intergovernmental

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World Printers Forum Launches Print Innovation Awards Updated

🕔12:59, 20.Jun 2018

The World Printers Forum is set to launch the Print Innovation Awards in 2018, which will thereafter be held on an annual basis, for innovations in newspapers, magazines and the print community within World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

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UNESCO Calls for Proposals on Photographs Illustration  Updated

🕔12:47, 20.Jun 2018

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is welcoming professional photographers from all over the world to send samples of their best photographs illustrating journalists in the course of doing their job. The organization is looking for photography

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Ondo State Government Appeals to Supreme Court Over Applicability of FOI Act to States Updated

🕔12:44, 20.Jun 2018

The Ondo State Government has lodged an appeal at the Supreme Court in Abuja asking it to set aside the March 27, 2018 judgment of the Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, the State capital, in which the court held

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IWMF Calls for Entries for Grants for  Women’s Stories

IWMF Calls for Entries for Grants for Women’s Stories Updated

🕔12:13, 20.Jun 2018

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), with support from The Secular Society, is offering Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories. The grant is open to women journalists from anywhere in the world with three or more years of professional experience. The

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