NBC DG Calls for  Broadcast Content that Reinforces  Nigeria’s Democratic Credentials Updated

🕔09:16, 16.Aug 2018

Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, Director General  of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has called on Nigerian broadcast media stakeholders to produce contents that can  reinforce the nation’s democratic credentials rather than those that  negatively impact the democratic consolidation that Nigerians

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NBC Fines Daar Communications Group for Disregarding the Nigerian Broadcasting Code

NBC Fines Daar Communications Group for Disregarding the Nigerian Broadcasting Code Updated

🕔09:15, 16.Aug 2018

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has imposed a fine of N500,000 on Daar Communications Limited, owners of Ray Power FM radio and Africa Independent Television (AIT) stations for allegedly breaching the provisions of the Nigerian Broadcasting Code. Mallam Is’haq Modibbo

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Nominations Open for the 2019 Freedom of Expression Fellowship Awards

Nominations Open for the 2019 Freedom of Expression Fellowship Awards Updated

🕔09:10, 16.Aug 2018

Index on Censorship, a London-based non-profit that  campaigns for freedom of expression worldwide has announced the opening of nominations for the 2019 edition of its Freedom of Expression Fellowship Awards. During the fellowship period, fellows will receive capacity building, coaching

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Groups Tackle Akwa Ibom Government over Smear Attack on Journalist  Updated

🕔08:56, 16.Aug 2018

An international freedom of expression advocacy group and two Nigerian non-governmental organizations have criticized  the Akwa Ibom State Government for embarking on a smear campaign against Mr Cletus Ukpong, South-south regional editor of Premium Times newspaper. The New York-based Committee

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Journalist Petitions  Police over Alleged Assassination Plot  Updated

🕔08:29, 16.Aug 2018

Legal counsel to Prince Amour Udemude, a journalist and member of the Asaba Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Delta State, has petitioned the  State Commissioner of Police and the State Director of State Security Service,

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IPDC Commemorates International Right to Know Day 2018 with Series of Inspiring Talks Updated

🕔08:10, 16.Aug 2018

The International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) will on September 27 host the third whole-day event to commemorate the 2018 edition of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) with a series of inspiring Talks (IPDCTalks)

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Thesheet.ng Holds Workshop on using Artificial Intelligence to Detect and Eliminate Fake News

Thesheet.ng Holds Workshop on using Artificial Intelligence to Detect and Eliminate Fake News Updated

🕔07:31, 16.Aug 2018

The sheet.ng, and online medium will hold a workshop for selected journalists from traditional and online media, Active Citizens, Social Media Influencers and Civil Society on using artificial intelligence to, among others, detect and eliminate Fake News and inaccurate information

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Fund for Investigative Journalism Calls for Grants Application Updated

🕔07:15, 16.Aug 2018

The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is calling for applications from  interested persons for grants and fellowships for investigative projects. The FIJ offers special grants under a variety of schemes. FIJ offers a competitive opportunity that is matched with a

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ITU to Host Plenipotentiary Conference in Dubai Updated

🕔06:56, 16.Aug 2018

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will host the 2018 Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18) in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from October 29 to November 16, 2018. The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference consists of the representatives of the Member States of the Union. It is

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ICFJ TruthBuzz Fellowship Seeks Entries Updated

🕔15:57, 15.Aug 2018

The International Center for Journalists, (ICFJ) in partnership with Craig Newmark Philanthropies is accepting entries for full-time Fellows to work in newsrooms in some of the most populous nations including: India, Indonesia, Nigeria and the United States. The fellowship, which

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