EITI’s Eighth Global Conference Holds in France

EITI’s Eighth Global Conference Holds in France Updated

🕔12:46, 17.Apr 2019

The eighth edition of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Global Conference is scheduled to take place at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris, France and will be hosted by the Government of France from June 18 to 19, 2019. The

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Innovation Support Network Establishes Hubs to Support Entrepreneurial Activities in Nigeria

Innovation Support Network Establishes Hubs to Support Entrepreneurial Activities in Nigeria Updated

🕔12:33, 17.Apr 2019

The Innovation Support Network (ISN) Hubs, a group of non-profit hubs from across Nigeria have come together to offer their support to growing entrepreneurs by establishing an organisation with the goal of promoting collaboration amongst hubs supporting entrepreneurship and innovation

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Report Indicates ‘Widespread Use of Indecency Regulations against Musicians And Radio Stations’ in Nigeria Updated

🕔12:14, 16.Apr 2019

The Freemuse has indicted Nigeria for excessive regulation of artistic expression, with music accounting for 93% of censored art; various sanctions imposed on radio stations for airing artistic content alleged to be vulgar and arbitrary use of ambiguous rules on

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BPSR, RTK  Launch Policy Brief on FOI Act Implementation

BPSR, RTK Launch Policy Brief on FOI Act Implementation Updated

🕔12:10, 16.Apr 2019

The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), in collaboration with Right to Know (R2K) Nigeria have launched a Policy brief titled; “Policy recommendations for strengthening the implementation of the freedom of information act in the Nigeria Federal Public Service” Announcing

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AFEX Urges Security Agencies in Africa to Respect Rights of Journalists, Activists

AFEX Urges Security Agencies in Africa to Respect Rights of Journalists, Activists Updated

🕔11:36, 16.Apr 2019

Following “deep concern” over the increasing intolerance of independent and critical journalism by some governments in Africa, the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has called on security agencies on the continent to do their work independently and professionally by

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GIJN Holds Global Investigative Journalism Conference, Calls for Application for Fellowship Updated

🕔11:20, 16.Apr 2019

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) in partnership with Netzwerk Recherche and Interlink Academy will host 11th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Hamburg, Germany, from September 26 to 29, 2019. To this end, it is accepting applications fellowships from journalists

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Media in Conflicts Seminar Seeks Applications for Annual Training

Media in Conflicts Seminar Seeks Applications for Annual Training Updated

🕔10:52, 16.Apr 2019

The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, in Israel, is inviting journalists and media personnel from around the world between the ages of 21 and 35 who cover conflicts to sign up for the Media in Conflicts Seminar (MICS) scheduled to take

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Civil Society Coalition Raises Alarm over Increasing Attacks on Journalists

Civil Society Coalition Raises Alarm over Increasing Attacks on Journalists Updated

🕔10:46, 16.Apr 2019

The Coalition for Whistleblowers and Press Freedom (CWPPF), a coalition of about 20 Nigerian civil society organisations comprising of media houses, human rights and freedom of expression organisations, has raised alarm over the rising incidents of attacks on journalists in

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Nigeria Police Anti-Robbery Squad Arrests, Questions Publisher

Nigeria Police Anti-Robbery Squad Arrests, Questions Publisher Updated

🕔10:34, 16.Apr 2019

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police reportedly arrested Mr. Sunday Fashe, publisher of the online medium, African Examiner, took him to its detention facility called the “abattoir” and questioned him on how his reporter got information about

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DSS Operatives Rearrest, Release Jones Abiri Updated

🕔10:29, 16.Apr 2019

Jones Abiri, publisher of Weekly Source newspaper, was on March 30, 2019 again arrested at Ayabowei Plaza, which houses his office, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State by four armed men suspected to be operatives of Directorate of Security Services (DSS). Apparently

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