Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Nigeria

Nigeria 

MRA Condemns Arrest and Detention of Broadcast Journalist by Police

Lagos, Friday, October 14, 2022:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has condemned yesterday’s arrest and detention of Ilorin-based broadcast journalists, Mr. Dare Akogun, by the...
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Court Grants MRA Permission to Challenge Regulator’s Refusal to Disclose Payment of License Fees by Broadcasting Stations

Lagos, Thursday, 6 October 2022: A Federal High Court in Lagos today granted Media Rights Agenda (MRA) leave to proceed with its Freedom of...
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Nigeria: Temporary Reprieve as Regulator Suspends Shutdown of Broadcast Stations

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has temporarily suspended its intention to shutdown indebted broadcast stations in the country. The regulatory agency in a statement it...
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Nigeria: Regulator’s Fine on Trust TV Arbitrary and Unacceptable

For Immediate Release, Wednesday August 3, 2022 The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria is miffed that the National Broadcasting Commission has slammed a hefty fine...
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IPC Condemns Government’s Threats Against the Media

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos Nigeria is worried by the recent utterances by the Federal Government of Nigeria threatening to sanction the BBC...
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Nigeria: Media Rights Agenda, Others Win Suit over Twitter Ban

The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has ruled that the indefinite suspension of access to Twitter in Nigeria by Federal Government in June 2021...
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Communiqué of two-day Media Capacity Building Workshop on Safety

The two-day workshop organised by International Press Centre (IPC) for Journalists in Anambra, Delta and Edo States in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria was held...
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Nigeria: IPC Decries Detention and Harassment of Wikki Times Publisher and Reporter

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, condemns in strong terms the harassment and molestation of Mr. Haruna Mohammed, the publisher of WikkiTimes online newspaper and one of the reporters, Mr....
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Nigeria: IPC Decries Detention and Harrassment of Wikki Times Publisher and Reporter

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, condemns in strong terms the harassment and molestation of Mr. Haruna Mohammed, the publisher of WikkiTimes online newspaper and one of the reporters, Mr....
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Nigeria: Hoodlums Attack, Injure Journalists

On June 19, 2022, hoodlums attacked journalists attached to the Lagos State Government House who were on the entourage of the state governor to...
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Nigeria: Photojournalists Kidnapped, Released After Payment of Ransom

On June 15, 2022, Mr. Uchenna Nwube, along with his friend’s mother-in-law, were kidnapped on their way back to Abakaliki from Aba, Abia State. Uchenna...
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Disinformation in Africa: Promoting Rights-Respecting Responses

In June 2020, a coalition of civil society groups launched an interactive portal to track and analyse disinformation laws, policies and patterns of enforcement...