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Sample Freedom of Information Request Letter Updated

🕔12:55, 10.Feb 2015

Sample Freedom of Information Request Letter Your Name Your Address Your Telephone Number Your E-mail Address Date The Freedom of Information Officer (You may also choose to address the letter to the head of the institution, namely: the Permanent Secretary,

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Federal Government Release Grant to Nollywood

Federal Government Release Grant to Nollywood Updated

🕔15:41, 17.Dec 2013

The Federal Government of Nigeria has given 40 practitioners in the Nigerian film industry, otherwise known as  Nollywood, various grants under a recently launched capacity training fund of the presidential intervention scheme for the industry, also known as Project ACT

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UNESCO Launches Video on Global Alliance on Media and Gender

UNESCO Launches Video on Global Alliance on Media and Gender Updated

🕔10:30, 14.Nov 2013

As part of efforts to promote gender equality in the Media, the United Nations Educational and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) and its partners have launched a video calling for action on gender equality and women’s empowerment in and through media in

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Broadcast Regulator Bans Airing of Music Videos with Alleged Erotic Lyrics

Broadcast Regulator Bans Airing of Music Videos with Alleged Erotic Lyrics Updated

🕔09:58, 28.Jan 2013

On January 24, 2013, Nigeria’s broadcast industry regulator, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), reportedly banned a number of music videos from being broadcast on Nigeria’s free-to-air terrestrial television stations for allegedly containing erotic lyrics and scenes, promoting nudity and for

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MRA Criticizes President Buhari’s Refusal to Assent to Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

MRA Criticizes President Buhari’s Refusal to Assent to Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

🕔15:17, 22.Mar 2019

LAGOS, Friday, March 22, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today criticized the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, describing his reasons as illogical and evidence of his Administration’s unwillingness to uphold and protect the freedom of expression and other

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Lawyers Urge Supreme Court to Expedite Hearing of Appeals in FOI Cases

Lawyers Urge Supreme Court to Expedite Hearing of Appeals in FOI Cases Updated

🕔10:02, 11.Mar 2019

Lagos, Monday, March 11, 2019:  Lawyers have called on the Supreme Court to expedite the hearing of the appeals arising from freedom of information cases that are presently pending before it in order to clear up the controversy over the

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Media Rights Agenda Hosts Workshop for Lawyers on FOI Litigation

Media Rights Agenda Hosts Workshop for Lawyers on FOI Litigation Updated

🕔10:06, 28.Feb 2019

Lagos, Thursday, February 28, 2019:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) will host a two-day sensitization and training workshop for lawyers from across Nigeria on March 5 and 6, 2019 to enhance their effectiveness in litigating Freedom of Information (FOI) and Freedom of

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Media Rights Agenda Hosts FOI Litigation Workshop for Lawyers in March Updated

🕔10:57, 18.Feb 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) is planning a two-day sensitization and training workshop for lawyers from across Nigeria on Freedom of Information (FOI) and Freedom of Expression (FOE) Litigation in March 2019. The workshop, which is scheduled to take place in

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CSO Coalition Asks AGF to Intervene, Make CCB Comply with Provisions of FOI Act

CSO Coalition Asks AGF to Intervene, Make CCB Comply with Provisions of FOI Act Updated

🕔14:58, 15.Feb 2019

A coalition of Nigerian civil society organisations has petitioned the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), asking him to forestall attempts by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to erode the confidence of

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Coalition Calls on Ghanaian Government to Investigate Killing of Journalist

Coalition Calls on Ghanaian Government to Investigate Killing of Journalist Updated

🕔14:57, 15.Feb 2019

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has called on the Government of Ghana to investigate the assassination of Mr. Ahmed Husseini-Suale, an investigative journalist with Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Tiger Eye PI, who was shot and killed on

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Coalition Calls on Fashola to End the Victimization of NBET Whistle-blowers

Coalition Calls on Fashola to End the Victimization of NBET Whistle-blowers Updated

🕔14:56, 15.Feb 2019

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has called on the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), to take action on  corruption allegations against the boss of Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc, Ms

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GEN Calls for Applications for Data Journalism Awards 2019 Updated

🕔12:07, 15.Feb 2019

The Global Editors Network (GEN) is calling for applications from interested persons for the Data Journalism awards which celebrate the best in data-driven investigations, stories, websites, visualizations, news applications and projects that shed light on topics of public interest. The Data

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Dag Hammarskjöld Now Accepting Applications for its 2019 Fellowship Program

Dag Hammarskjöld Now Accepting Applications for its 2019 Fellowship Program Updated

🕔12:02, 15.Feb 2019

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional radio, television, print and web journalists, aged 25 to 35 years, from mainly developing countries for its 2019 fellowship programme. The fellowships are available to journalists who are

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IWMF Accepting Applications for Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Updated

🕔11:56, 15.Feb 2019

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has opened entries for the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, which recognizes women photojournalists who show a commitment to shining a light on important stories around the world through brave and compelling work.

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