Court Grants Media Rights Agenda Leave to Sue House of Reps over Records of Committee Investigation into Purchase of 2 Bulletproof BMW cars

Court Grants Media Rights Agenda Leave to Sue House of Reps over Records of Committee Investigation into Purchase of 2 Bulletproof BMW cars Updated

🕔11:51, 14.Apr 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015: A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted Media Rights Agenda (MRA) leave to apply for an order to compel the House of Representatives of the National Assembly to furnish it with transcripts of the proceedings

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Nigerian Military Arrest, Question and Detain Aljazeera Correspondents

Nigerian Military Arrest, Question and Detain Aljazeera Correspondents

🕔08:48, 27.Mar 2015

On March 24, 2015, Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustafa, two Nigerian correspondents of the Doha-based satellite television channel, Al Jazeera, were arrested questioned and detained by the Nigerian military officials. They had their equipment seized and then detained in their

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DRC: AFEX condemns arrest and detention of journalists, accuses Congolese authorities of assault on free expression

DRC: AFEX condemns arrest and detention of journalists, accuses Congolese authorities of assault on free expression

🕔15:03, 19.Mar 2015

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply appalled by recent acts of harassment and intimidation of journalists by Government authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In particular, AFEX condemns the arrest and detention on March 15

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Newspaper Correspondent Threatened, Police Refuse to Provide Protection

Newspaper Correspondent Threatened, Police Refuse to Provide Protection Updated

🕔07:14, 19.Mar 2015

Mr. Etim Ekpima, The Punch newspaper correspondent in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital in southern Nigeria, has been asked by the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Gabriel Achong, to leave the State as the Police will not protect him from

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FOI Suits: Court Orders 2 LG Councils in Delta State to Disclose Budgets, Approved Projects

FOI Suits: Court Orders 2 LG Councils in Delta State to Disclose Budgets, Approved Projects

🕔13:02, 18.Feb 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015:  A Federal High Court in Asaba today issued an order of mandamus compelling two local government councils in Delta State –  the Oshimili South and the Ika South Local Government Areas – to disclose to a

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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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Freedom House Launches Freedom on the Net Report

Freedom House Launches Freedom on the Net Report Updated

🕔10:00, 6.Feb 2015

Freedom House, the U.S. based human rights organisation, released its fifth edition of the Freedom on the Net report in December 2014. This report included detailed country narratives in addition to a one-of-a-kind numerical index covering 65 countries across six

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Application Opens for 2015 OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme

Application Opens for 2015 OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme Updated

🕔09:59, 6.Feb 2015

Applications from eligible musicians between the ages of 19 and 35 are now open for the OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme for Innovative musicians. OneBeat is a music exchange and incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship encouraging innovative musicians from around the

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Italy Hosts 24th International World Wide Web Conference

Italy Hosts 24th International World Wide Web Conference Updated

🕔09:56, 6.Feb 2015

The annual World Wide Web (WWW) conference will take place from May 18 to 22, 2015 in Florence, Italy. The WWW 2015 aims to discuss progress in research, development, standards, and applications of the topics related to the Web.  The conference will

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Munk School Research Report Reveals that Digital Attacks Affect Democracy

Munk School Research Report Reveals that Digital Attacks Affect Democracy Updated

🕔09:54, 6.Feb 2015

The University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs has released a report indicating that digital attacks on civil society raise major concerns for the sustainable promotion of rights and democracy worldwide. This is contained in report titled Communities @ Risk: Targeted

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