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Suspected Hoodlums Storm Press Conference, Attack Journalists Updated

🕔14:55, 20.Jul 2018

Some persons suspected to be hoodlums stormed the venue of a press conference addressed by some members of the Osun State Working Committee (SWC) of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC)  in Osogbo, the State capital, on July 16, 2018

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ITU Calls for Submissions for World Summit on the Information Society 2019  Prizes

ITU Calls for Submissions for World Summit on the Information Society 2019 Prizes Updated

🕔11:40, 19.Jul 2018

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a United Nations specialized agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), is calling for submissions  for the eighth edition of the contest for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes. The WSIS Prizes

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NBC Shuts Down Ekiti  Broadcasting Service for Alleged Breach of NBC Code,  Electoral Act Updated

🕔11:38, 19.Jul 2018

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has directed the Ekiti State Broadcasting Service to shut down its transmission for allegedly breaching the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code and the Electoral Act. In a statement signed by the Commission’s head of Public

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Stanford University Calls for Application for the Knight-Hennessy Scholar Programme

Stanford University Calls for Application for the Knight-Hennessy Scholar Programme Updated

🕔11:33, 19.Jul 2018

Stanford University in the United States is inviting applications from individuals across the globe who have an interest in pursuing a degree programme under  the 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholarship programme at the University. The programme aims to build skills in leadership

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Money Trail Reporting Grants Open for Application

Money Trail Reporting Grants Open for Application Updated

🕔13:06, 18.Jul 2018

Money Trail and Journalismfund.eu offer working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe, as part of the Money Trail project. Only intercontinental

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‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Clocks One Year, MRA Tasks National Assembly on Effective Implementation of FOI Act  Updated

🕔12:49, 18.Jul 2018

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on July 3, 2018 called on the National Assembly to institute measures to enforce compliance with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act in its capacity as the ultimate oversight body in the implementation of the Law,

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Sixth Global Conference on Transparency Research holds in Rio in 2019

Sixth Global Conference on Transparency Research holds in Rio in 2019 Updated

🕔12:46, 18.Jul 2018

The Law and Public Administration and Business Schools of the Getulio Vargas Foundation and Columbia Global Centers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,  will co-host the sixth Global Conference on Transparency Research at FGV’s Rio de Janeiro Campus on June 26

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YaLa Academy’s Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism 2018 Opens

YaLa Academy’s Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism 2018 Opens Updated

🕔12:01, 18.Jul 2018

YaLa Academy is accepting applications for its Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism, a free four-month programme that brings together leading journalism and new media experts to train Middle Eastern and African youth in basic journalism techniques, photo- and video-journalism

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Entries Open for CERN-UNESCO School on Digital Libraries 2018 Updated

🕔11:54, 18.Jul 2018

Applications are now open for the CERN-UNESCO School on Digital libraries 2018. Co-=organized by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the “UNESCO-CERN School on Digital Libraries 2018”  will be

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Civil Society Policy Forum to Hold in Indonesia

Civil Society Policy Forum to Hold in Indonesia Updated

🕔11:25, 18.Jul 2018

The annual Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF) of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take place this year from October 9 to 12, 2018 in Bali, Indonesia. The programme will include an orientation session on the Bank,  a roundtable discussion

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