Court Grants MRA Leave to Pursue N15 Million Claim Against NNPC for Alleged Violation of FOI Act Updated

🕔10:33, 30.Jan 2020

Abuja, Thursday, January 30, 2020:  A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday granted Media Rights Agenda (MRA) leave to pursue its N15 million damages suit against the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the institution’s alleged persistent breach of its

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Essay Competition Open for Students of Tertiary Institutions in Africa

Essay Competition Open for Students of Tertiary Institutions in Africa Updated

🕔10:45, 28.Jan 2020

The African Organization for Standardisation, formerly known as the African Regional Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) has opened a continental essay competition for students of tertiary institutions in Africa. The theme for the essay is: “The role of Standardisation in resolving

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Youth Journalism International Contest Opens to Teenagers

Youth Journalism International Contest Opens to Teenagers Updated

🕔10:40, 28.Jan 2020

Teenagers from around the world are invited to submit entries for the Youth Journalism International’s annual contest that seeks to beam the spotlight some of the exceptional journalism done by students across the globe. It is open to journalist aged

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Only Free Media Can Effectively Promote Human Rights, Says MRA Director Updated

🕔10:36, 28.Jan 2020

Mr Edetaen Ojo, Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has said that: “For the media to be able to effectively promote and protect human rights in any context, including in the Nigerian context, the media must be free, professional

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Bertha Foundation Announce Launch of 2nd Bertha Challenge 

Bertha Foundation Announce Launch of 2nd Bertha Challenge  Updated

🕔10:32, 28.Jan 2020

The Bertha Foundation has announced the launch of the second Bertha Challenge, an opportunity for activists and investigative journalists to spend a year deep-diving into one pressing social justice challenge issue. Successful applicants will receive non-residential paid fellowships and project budgets

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Banff Centre Invites Application for Literary Journalism Programme

Banff Centre Invites Application for Literary Journalism Programme Updated

🕔10:25, 28.Jan 2020

The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is inviting fiction and non-fiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists, and academics, among others to apply for its month-long literary journalism residency programme. The programme encourages the exploration of new ideas

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ACSPN Releases E-version of  Book on Fake News and Hate Speech Updated

🕔10:17, 28.Jan 2020

The Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) has announced the release of the electronic version of its book titled: “Fake News and Hate Speech: Narratives of Political Instability.” The fourth in its series of book publication, it

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We Art Water Film Festival Seeks Submissions

We Art Water Film Festival Seeks Submissions Updated

🕔09:43, 28.Jan 2020

The We Art Water Film Festival is now accepting submissions from around the world for its international short film competitions. Organized by the We Is Water Foundation, the Festival aims to raise awareness of the water problem around the world

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German Government Invites the World to the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

German Government Invites the World to the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue Updated

🕔09:36, 28.Jan 2020

The Government of Germany is inviting the world to the 2020 edition of its annual dialogue on the Global Energiewende, the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (#betd2020), which has become a leading international forum on the green energy transformation. Journalist from

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Court Grants Bail to Ayade’s Critic Charged with Terrorism

Court Grants Bail to Ayade’s Critic Charged with Terrorism Updated

🕔09:30, 28.Jan 2020

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has granted bail to a lawyer and social critic, Mr. Joseph Odok, who was charged with terrorism for criticising the State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade. Joseph was granted bail on

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