Policemen Bar Radio Reporter from Covering Court Proceedings

Policemen Bar Radio Reporter from Covering Court Proceedings Updated

🕔07:54, 16.Dec 2019

On December 5, 2019, men of the Nigeria Police ordered Mr Aliyu Muhammad, a reporter with an Iranian radio station, to leave the Kaduna High Court premises, venue of the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria

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Coalition Condemns Sowore’s Re-Arrest,  Assault on Judiciary by DSS

Coalition Condemns Sowore’s Re-Arrest, Assault on Judiciary by DSS Updated

🕔07:50, 16.Dec 2019

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has condemned the violent re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare in the court premises describing it as “a gross desecration of the sanctity of the Judiciary and the judicial process as

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Call for Sessions Proposals and Pre-registration for World Press Freedom Day Conference 2020 Updated

🕔07:47, 16.Dec 2019

The United Nations Educational, Scientific,  and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Kingdom of the Netherlands are inviting stakeholders from across the world who are active in the fields of journalism, media development and freedom of expression, including freedom of artistic

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Reuters Institute Accepting Entries for Journalism Fellowships Updated

🕔07:47, 16.Dec 2019

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is seeking applications from journalists from around the world for its Journalist Fellowship programme, which will begin in October 2020 or January 2021 and last three or six months. The Institute offers

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World Press Photo Invites Entries for Digital Storytelling Contest

World Press Photo Invites Entries for Digital Storytelling Contest Updated

🕔06:27, 15.Dec 2019

The World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest is now accepting entries that include professional photography in combination with, but not limited to, audio and visual elements like video, animation, graphics, illustrations, sound or text from professional visual journalists around the

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 Entries Open for 2020 Hillman Prizes 

 Entries Open for 2020 Hillman Prizes  Updated

🕔06:22, 15.Dec 2019

Journalists from across the globe are invited to apply for the Hillman Prizes, which seek to honor investigative journalism and commentary that serves the common good. This year, there are six categories which include book; print or online newspaper story

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Entries Open for Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard  

Entries Open for Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard   Updated

🕔06:07, 15.Dec 2019

Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government is accepting applications for the Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States from journalists with at least five years of experience who are interested in sharing, expanding and researching public

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MRA’s Programme Director Urges Journalists to Use  FOI Act to Deepen Their Reporting Updated

🕔06:01, 15.Dec 2019

Media Rights Agenda’s (MRA) Programme Director, Mr. Ayode Longe, has called on journalists to make optimum use of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act to  to deepen their reporting Delivering a paper titled “Freedom of Information (FOI) Act as a

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MRA Inducts NDLEA into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, for Non-Compliance with FOI Act

MRA Inducts NDLEA into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, for Non-Compliance with FOI Act Updated

🕔05:07, 15.Dec 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on December 3, 2019, inducted the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) into its “Enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, saying the agency’s attitude towards the FOI Act smacked of arrogance and lawlessness as

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Journalists Arrested While Covering Religious Protest Updated

🕔05:03, 15.Dec 2019

On November 27, 2019, two journalists with the Reuters news agency, Mr. Afolabi Shotunde and Mr. Camillus Eboh, were arrested while covering a protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, by policemen drafted

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