Switzerland joins FOC, Becomes 31st Member of the Coalition

Switzerland joins FOC, Becomes 31st Member of the Coalition Updated

🕔09:20, 28.Jan 2020

Switzerland has joined Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) becoming the 31st Member of the Coalition and has pledged to uphold and advance its shared goals and values as stated in the FOC Founding Declaration and the Tallinn Recommendations for Freedom Online.

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Reporter Sues Federal Medial Centre Over Alleged Violation of FOI Act

Reporter Sues Federal Medial Centre Over Alleged Violation of FOI Act Updated

🕔08:58, 28.Jan 2020

A newspaper reporter, Ms Esther Egbe, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Lagos against the Federal Medical Centre in  Lagos and its Medical Director for allegedly violating the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011. She is

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Editor Drags National Orthopaedic Hospital to Court for Failure to Comply with the FOI Act 

Editor Drags National Orthopaedic Hospital to Court for Failure to Comply with the FOI Act  Updated

🕔08:42, 28.Jan 2020

The Editor of the online news portal, Social Development News (SDN), Mrs Funmi Falobi, has dragged the National Orthopaedic Hospital in Igbobi, Lagos and its Medical Director to court for the failure of the Hospital to comply with its obligations

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Entries Invited for Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest

Entries Invited for Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest Updated

🕔01:05, 28.Jan 2020

Young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33 years old from around the world are invited to submit entries for the 2020 Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest which is targeted at young photojournalists It is Russia’s only platform for discovering new

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NCC Develops Guidelines on TV White Spaces

NCC Develops Guidelines on TV White Spaces Updated

🕔00:39, 28.Jan 2020

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in conjunction with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has developed draft guidelines for the use of Television White Spaces (TVWS) for rural broadband connectivity in Nigeria and is organising an Industry consultation to present the

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Future News Worldwide 2020 Invites Applications from Young Journalists 

Future News Worldwide 2020 Invites Applications from Young Journalists  Updated

🕔00:37, 28.Jan 2020

Future News Worldwide 2020, a global partnership programme between the British Council and selected leading media organisations has called for applications from motivated and passionate student journalists to attend an intensive media training programme taking place between July 14 and

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Entries Invited for Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists

Entries Invited for Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists Updated

🕔00:33, 28.Jan 2020

The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute is inviting applications for its 22nd Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists from around the world scheduled to hold from June 7 to 12, 2020. It is targeted at early- and mid-career journalists

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RightsCon 2020 Holds in San José, Costa Rica Updated

🕔00:28, 28.Jan 2020

The ninth summit of RightsCon, the world’s leading conference on Human Rights in the digital age, will take place in San José, Costa Rica from June 9 – 12, 2020.  It is the first time RightsCon will be held in

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Investigative Journalist Sues Unilag for N15 Million Over Alleged Violation of FOI Act Updated

🕔00:27, 28.Jan 2020

Multiple award-winning investigative journalists and anti-human trafficking advocate, Ms Tobore Ovuorie, has filed an N15 million suit at the Federal High Court in Lagos against the University of Lagos (Unilag) and its Vice-Chancellor for alleged unlawful violation of the Freedom

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MRA Calls on Kano State to Abolish Committee on Media Conduct Updated

🕔00:06, 28.Jan 2020

On January 16, 2020, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) called on the Kano State Government to discontinue its move to establish a committee to address alleged professional misconduct and abuse of privilege by media organizations in the State, describing it as

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