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PIN Holds Cybercrime Panel During AITEC Africa Conference July 2014

PIN Holds Cybercrime Panel During AITEC Africa Conference July 2014 Updated

🕔15:43, 30.May 2014

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) will convene a panel discussion on Cybercrime at the AITEC Africa Conference in July 2014. The panel aims to discuss the Cybercrime Bill 2013; its timing, the controversies surrounding it and what should really be done

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The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Set to Hold in June 2014

The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Set to Hold in June 2014 Updated

🕔15:42, 30.May 2014

The Local Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group (LMAG) of the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF), in collaboration with other local stakeholders, is organizing a two-day Nigeria Internet Governance Forum in Lagos. The LMAG includes: the Ministry of Communication Technology (MCT), National Information

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Tenure of MacArthur Foundation President Ends

Tenure of MacArthur Foundation President Ends Updated

🕔15:39, 30.May 2014

The MacArthur Foundation has announced the departure from the Foundation, its President, Robert L. Gallucci.  His five year tenure will come to an end on July 1, 2014. The Foundation’s Vice President for U.S. Programs, Julia Stasch will serve as

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PIN Organizes Universal Periodic Review Follow-up Meeting for Nigeria

PIN Organizes Universal Periodic Review Follow-up Meeting for Nigeria

🕔15:36, 30.May 2014

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) in partnership with CIVICUS, PEN Nigeria and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) held a Universal Periodic Review (UPC) follow-up meeting for Nigeria in Abuja  on May 20, 2014. The meeting was a follow-up consultation which

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OMCT Launches Universal Anti-Torture Standards

OMCT Launches Universal Anti-Torture Standards

🕔15:34, 30.May 2014

The World Organisation Against Torture (Organisation Mondiale Contre la Torture-OMCT) has launched a global initiative to mobilize civil society on implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Torture (UNCAT).   OMCT announced the launch at the reception held to mark the

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ITU Telecom World Launches 2014 Young Innovators Competition

ITU Telecom World Launches 2014 Young Innovators Competition Updated

🕔15:33, 30.May 2014

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom has begun receiving entries for the fourth edition of the ‘Young Innovators’ competition which it is organising in partnership with Ooredoo. The competition is searching for talented young thinkers and social technopreneurs across the

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African Journalists Awards Open for Entries

African Journalists Awards Open for Entries Updated

🕔15:28, 30.May 2014

CNN International, in partnership with MultiChoice has announced the opening of entries for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 awards competition. It is therefore calling for entries from journalists creating contents targeting African audiences. The 2014 competition for African nationals

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Court Grants EiE Leave to Compel FAAN, First Bank, Coscharis to Disclose Purchase Documents of Bullet Proof cars

Court Grants EiE Leave to Compel FAAN, First Bank, Coscharis to Disclose Purchase Documents of Bullet Proof cars Updated

🕔13:20, 28.Mar 2014

A Federal High Court in Lagos on February 27, 2014 granted Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, a non-governmental organization, leave to apply to the court in three separate suits to compel the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), First Bank of

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UNESCO Seeks Feedback on Universality of the Internet

UNESCO Seeks Feedback on Universality of the Internet Updated

🕔13:15, 28.Mar 2014

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking feedback from stakeholders on  its project on “Internet Universality”. This is in the context of the comprehensive study into internet issues which was mandated by the 37th General Conference

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Call for Entries for the Nigerian Prize for Literature

Call for Entries for the Nigerian Prize for Literature Updated

🕔13:13, 28.Mar 2014

A call for entries for the Nigeria Prize for Literature has been made by Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited . The Nigerian Prize for Literature is endowed by NLNG and was established to honour the author of the best book

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