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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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Court Grants Media Rights Agenda Leave to Sue Lagos State Ministry of Health

Court Grants Media Rights Agenda Leave to Sue Lagos State Ministry of Health Updated

🕔09:18, 23.Mar 2017

Lagos, Wednesday, March 22, 2017: Justice Beatrice Oke-Lawal of the High Court of Lagos State, Ikeja Division has granted Media Rights Agenda (MRA) leave to sue the Lagos State Ministry of Health (the Ministry) for its refusal to grant access

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee Proffers Solutions to Three Identified ‘Big Threats’ to the Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee Proffers Solutions to Three Identified ‘Big Threats’ to the Web Updated

🕔14:58, 20.Mar 2017

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and founder of the World Wide Web (the Web) Foundation on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the invention of the web, has proffered solutions to what he identified

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UNESCO Calls for Submission of Photographs on Safety of Journalists, Impunity Issues

UNESCO Calls for Submission of Photographs on Safety of Journalists, Impunity Issues Updated

🕔15:42, 17.Mar 2017

UNESCO invites professional photographers across the globe to submit samples of their best photographs that illustrate journalists carrying out their job and in particular on the issues of the safety of journalists and impunity for crimes against them. The global

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee Proffers Solutions to Three Identified ‘Big Threats’ to the Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee Proffers Solutions to Three Identified ‘Big Threats’ to the Web Updated

🕔14:30, 13.Mar 2017

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and founder of the World Wide Web (the Web) Foundation on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the invention of the web, has proffered solutions to what he identified

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AFEX Calls on Stakeholders to Ensure Women Journalists Practice in Safe Environment

AFEX Calls on Stakeholders to Ensure Women Journalists Practice in Safe Environment Updated

🕔13:41, 10.Mar 2017

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), on the occasion of the International Women’s Day (IWD), called  on governments and stakeholders across the continent to work together to ensure that women journalists and media professionals carry out their work in

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OGP to Hold Open Contracting 2017 Conference in Amsterdam

OGP to Hold Open Contracting 2017 Conference in Amsterdam Updated

🕔13:33, 10.Mar 2017

The Open Government Partnership will host the Open Contracting 2017 Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherland on November 28-29, 2017. The conference will focus on a number of issues including: What’s working, what isn’t and what to do about it; How

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Lawyers, CSOs Launch African Whistleblowers’ Initiative in Senegal

Lawyers, CSOs Launch African Whistleblowers’ Initiative in Senegal Updated

🕔13:25, 10.Mar 2017

Lawyers and human rights campaigners have launched the Platform for the Protection of Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF) in Senegal to provide a secure means of exposing wrongdoing on the continent. It will provide guidance from legal experts, secure submission of

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Delft University Launches Free Open Online Course on Open Government

Delft University Launches Free Open Online Course on Open Government Updated

🕔13:13, 10.Mar 2017

The Delft University of Technology is launching a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Open Government through the open edX online platform. The Delft University MOOC on Open Government is open to university students, professionals, government officials, policy advisers,

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Global Editors Network  Data Journalism Awards 2017 Competition Opens

Global Editors Network Data Journalism Awards 2017 Competition Opens Updated

🕔11:48, 10.Mar 2017

The Global Editors Network (GEN) is now accepting application for the 2017 edition of its Data Journalism Awards (DJAs) to reward outstanding work in data journalism worldwide. The competition seeks to celebrate examples of data-driven investigations, data-driven applications, and storytelling

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Moves to Set Standards for Regulating Free of Expresson initiated 

Moves to Set Standards for Regulating Free of Expresson initiated  Updated

🕔11:40, 10.Mar 2017

 The  United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) representative on Freedom of the Media, the Organization of American States (OAS) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and

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