UN Secretary-General Calls on Governments to Condemn Violence against Journalists

UN Secretary-General Calls on Governments to Condemn Violence against Journalists Updated

🕔09:18, 5.Nov 2014

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon has expressed deep concern about the upward trend in the number of journalists killed in recent years and called on States to systematically condemn all harassment, intimidation and violence against journalists and

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UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria, Globally

UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria, Globally Updated

🕔16:06, 31.Oct 2014

The United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has released its biennial report on the Safety of Journalists and Danger of Impunity which analysed and condemned the 593 killings of journalists globally and in Nigeria between January 1, 2006

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Martin Ennals Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award

Martin Ennals Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award Updated

🕔16:00, 31.Oct 2014

The Martin Ennals Foundation is calling for nominations of an individual or organisation for the award of its 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award in recognition of their commitment and ongoing efforts in the defense and promotion of human rights. The

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WAN-IFRA Honours Associations for Youth Engagement Excellence

WAN-IFRA Honours Associations for Youth Engagement Excellence Updated

🕔15:59, 31.Oct 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has honored 12 newspaper and news publishing associations as “Centers of Youth Engagement Excellence”. This was in appreciation of the associations’ long-term commitment of engaging young people with news and also

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WAN-IFRA Calls for Global Effort for Journalist Safety

WAN-IFRA Calls for Global Effort for Journalist Safety

🕔15:58, 31.Oct 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has called for concerted global effort to end impunity for the killers of journalists and provide greater protections for media working in conflict areas. This was issued in a resolution on

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EFJ Study Says ‘Journalists’ and their Organisations must Drive the Future of Journalism

EFJ Study Says ‘Journalists’ and their Organisations must Drive the Future of Journalism Updated

🕔15:57, 31.Oct 2014

The European Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on October 7, 2014 released a study which highlighted the notion that ‘Journalists’ and their organisations must be the driving force for the future of journalism.’ The study on ‘Confronting Austerity: Financial and Employment

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Edetaen Ojo Nominated for Conferment with IIM Fellowship

Edetaen Ojo Nominated for Conferment with IIM Fellowship Updated

🕔15:55, 31.Oct 2014

Mr. Edetaen Ojo, the Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has been nominated  for conferment of the Fellowship of the Institute of Information  Management (FIIM) for his “exemplary performance over the years in the society and Industry”. This was

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World Day for Decent Work: IFJ Calls on Media Companies to Improve Journalists’ Work Conditions

World Day for Decent Work: IFJ Calls on Media Companies to Improve Journalists’ Work Conditions

🕔15:53, 31.Oct 2014

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on media companies to work with journalists to improve their work conditions. It also welcomed a study by its European group, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), which highlights the idea that

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MRA, PPDC to Appeal Ruling Striking Out Suit Against NCAA Over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

🕔15:04, 28.Oct 2014

Lagos, Tuesday, October 28, 2014: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) said today that they have instructed their lawyers to appeal yesterday’s ruling by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos

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Court Fixes Judgment for October 27 in MRA, PPDC Suit against NCAA over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

Court Fixes Judgment for October 27 in MRA, PPDC Suit against NCAA over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

🕔13:56, 24.Oct 2014

Lagos, Wednesday, October 22, 2014: A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will deliver judgment on October 27 in a suit filed against the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Public and Private Development

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