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Minister of Power Encourages Transparency in Power Sector Reform; Calls on CSOs to Enlighten Citizenry

Minister of Power Encourages Transparency in Power Sector Reform; Calls on CSOs to Enlighten Citizenry Updated

🕔07:22, 20.Feb 2014

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has declared his commiment to ensure that the power sector privatization process is characterized by transparency and accountability. He also called on civil society organisations (CSOs), to help to enlighten Nigerians about reforms in

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President Jonathan Appoints new CEOs for Government Media Agencies

President Jonathan Appoints new CEOs for Government Media Agencies Updated

🕔07:14, 20.Feb 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of new Chief Executive Officers (CEO) for three government owned media agencies. Mr. Ima Niboro is the Managing Director of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr. Sola Omole is the Director-General of Nigerian

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TI Calls for Researchers on 2015 Anti-Corruption Index

TI Calls for Researchers on 2015 Anti-Corruption Index Updated

🕔07:09, 20.Feb 2014

Transparency International’s (TI) Defence and Security Programme is seeking researchers for its 2015 Government Defence Anti-Corruption Index (GI). The researchers will undertake six to eight days research into the corruption risk in national defence and security establishments of one or

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IPI’s News Innovation Platform to Host Digital Media Event in Johannesburg

IPI’s News Innovation Platform to Host Digital Media Event in Johannesburg Updated

🕔15:33, 18.Dec 2013

The International Press Institute (IPI) in Vienna, Austria, and the IPI News Innovation Platform (IPI NIP), will hold a one-day symposium on digital media in Johannesburg, South Africa, on January 20, 2014. Titled “ChallengeSSS of the New Age”, the event

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S.I.N Campaign Condemns Legislative Immunity Bill

S.I.N Campaign Condemns Legislative Immunity Bill Updated

🕔15:04, 17.Dec 2013

The Stop Impunity Nigeria (S.I.N) Campaign has condemned the legislative immunity bill and called on Nigerians to resist attempts to have it passed into law by condemning the bill. The S.I.N Campaign, in a statement, described the legislative immunity bill

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ACHPR Re-appoints Pansy Tlakula as Special Rapporteur on Free Expression, Access to Information

🕔14:40, 17.Dec 2013

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Right (ACHPR) has reappointed Commissioner Pansy Tlakula as its Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa for another two years. Pansy Tlakula was reappointed on November 5, 2013

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Media Rights Monitor Updated

🕔14:03, 23.Nov 2013

Media Rights Monitor is Media Rights Agenda’s monthly journal on freedom of expression, press freedom and access to information . It is published and circulated electronically. If you wish to receive the journal by email, please Subscribe to our newsletter. Click on

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