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Poland Hosts 15th IGF in November 2020 

Poland Hosts 15th IGF in November 2020  Updated

🕔10:27, 20.Feb 2020

The government of Poland will host the 15th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which is scheduled to take place in Katowice, Poland, between November 2 and 6, 2020 with the overarching theme: Internet United. The theme captures the real obligation

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Court Grants Publisher N10M Bail After 175 Days in Detention Updated

🕔10:26, 20.Feb 2020

After spending 175 days in detention, Mr. Agba Jalingo, publisher of the Cross River Watch, was on February 13, 2020, granted bail by Justice SuleShuaibu of the Federal High Court in Calabar, Cross River State, in the sum of N10

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Canada, Italy May Bid for Seats in OGP Steering Committee Elections Updated

🕔10:21, 20.Feb 2020

Canada and Italy are among the three countries vying for seats in the Steering Committee (SC) elections coming up on October 1, 2020.The move by both countries came just as the call for national governments interested in joining the Open

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Controversy Surrounds Murder of Journalist

Controversy Surrounds Murder of Journalist Updated

🕔16:01, 19.Feb 2020

Mr. Alexandra Ogbu, a reporter with the Abuja-based publication, RegentAfrica Times, was on January 14, 2020 shot dead while was returning home from official engagements at the National Automobile Technician Association (NATA). The police denied killing him but have told

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Morocco Hosts 2020 International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit

Morocco Hosts 2020 International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit Updated

🕔15:56, 19.Feb 2020

The Moroccan economic city of Marrakech will host the 2020 edition of the International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit (SBCC) from March 30 to April 3, 2020. Organisers believe that the Social and Behavior Change Communication community can unleash

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Nigeria to Convene Stakeholders’ Meeting to Sanitise Social Media Updated

🕔15:56, 19.Feb 2020

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced that the Ministry will in February 2020 convene a stakeholders’ meeting as part of its efforts to design a framework to sanitise the social media. The Minister made the

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MRA Calls on Government to Take Advantage of Radio to Unite Nigerians Updated

🕔15:56, 19.Feb 2020

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on February 13, 2020 called on Federal and State Governments to take full advantage of the attributes of radio in developing a comprehensive strategy for overcoming the religious, ethnic and other differences that have divided Nigerians

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Journalists Detained, Paraded as Pranksters 

Journalists Detained, Paraded as Pranksters  Updated

🕔15:55, 19.Feb 2020

Five journalists: MsPricilla Ajeshola, Mr. Jacob Orji, Mr. Abayomi Adedoyin, MsPeggy Shande and Mr. David Gold Enemingin, who work with The Nigerian News Group, a citizen’s online publishing news portal, were on January 31, 2020 arrested and detained by men

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IPI Launches Video Tutorials to Combat Online Harassment Updated

🕔15:33, 19.Feb 2020

The International Press Institute (IPI) has launched two new video tutorial series providing support to enable journalists targeted by online harassment and attacks to combat them. The first of the series, produced in cooperation with the Dart Centre Europe, describes

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MRA Urges Governments to Make Human Security Focus of Cybersecurity Efforts as World Marks Safer Internet Day

MRA Urges Governments to Make Human Security Focus of Cybersecurity Efforts as World Marks Safer Internet Day Updated

🕔15:30, 19.Feb 2020

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on February 11, 2020 called on Federal and State Governments in Nigeria to make human security the focus of their cybersecurity initiatives, saying it is only by so doing that they can hope to win the

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