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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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Vice President Osinbajo Calls on Online Publishers to Self-Regulate

Vice President Osinbajo Calls on Online Publishers to Self-Regulate Updated

🕔11:46, 15.Feb 2019

The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has advised online publishers to self-regulate their activities by willingly signing on to a code of ethics and opening themselves to some kind of peer review in order to ensure their

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Entries Open for  Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism Opens

Entries Open for Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism Opens Updated

🕔11:28, 15.Feb 2019

Entries are now open  for the 2018 Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, established to recognise the best financial reporting by journalists practicing in Africa, and publishing or broadcasting their work on the continent. The awards which have been

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MDIF Announces Launch of Private Equity Impact Fund for Independent Media

MDIF Announces Launch of Private Equity Impact Fund for Independent Media Updated

🕔11:06, 15.Feb 2019

The Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), a mission-driven fund investing in independent news companies in countries where access to balanced news is under threat  has launched a private equity impact fund for independent media. MDIF closed the Emerging Media Opportunity

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