Salient Contemporary Issues in Broadcasting: Legislative/Regulatory Reforms in Nigeria

Salient Contemporary Issues in Broadcasting: Legislative/Regulatory Reforms in Nigeria highlight the urgent need for reform in Nigeria's broadcasting sector and proposes comprehensive solutions. The 1992...

World Radio Day 2023, IMS Calls for Strengthening Radio, Providing Enabling Environment.

Lagos, Nigeria. February 13, 2023. The Institute for Media and Society, IMS, calls for deliberate efforts on the part of stakeholders to strengthen radio broadcasting and...
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Conversation Between Industry Stakeholders on Issues in Broadcasting Legislative/Regulatory Frameworks

Communique Conversation Between Industry Stakeholders on Issues in Broadcasting Legislative/Regulatory Frameworks, held in Abuja, On Thursday, February 2 and Friday, February 3, 2023 Preamble A two-day meeting, under the...

Guidelines For Digital Rights and Saftey Best Practices

Digital technologies used in information and communication fields emerged as boosters of democracy. They came with the promise of democratising access to information, thereby...
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How Court stopped NBC from shutting down 52 Broadcast Stations

The Federal High Court in Lagos has stopped President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) from revoking the licenses of 52 broadcast...

TEMPORARY REPRIEVE AS NBC 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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Editors, SERAP sue Buhari over broadcast stations’ shutdown

The Nigerian Guild of Editors and the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project have instituted a suit against the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.),...

Quick Disaggregation of Broadcast Licenses Revoked by the NBC in August 2022

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)  (NBC) of Nigeria, on Friday, 19, 2022, revoked the licenses of 52 broadcast staions in Nigeria over what the...

STAKEHOLDERS’ PRIORITIES IN THE AMENDMENT OF THE NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMMISSION (NBC) ACT.

The Nigerian government is actively involved in reforming the media sector, primarily through the amendment of broadcasting legislation. The Institute for Media and Society...

International Women’s Day: NAWOJ Calls on NASS to Revisit Gender Bills

No nation that excludes more than 50 percent of a segment of its demography can develop as expected.

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FG Commits to Press Freedom and Sector Reform as EU-SDGN Partners engage Minister of...

The Federal Government has affirmed its commitment to press freedom and the reform of the information and broadcasting sector in Nigeria. The Minister of Information...

February 2024 MEiN Report

The MEiN analysis for February 2024 highlighted the prevalence of themes such as attacks and judicial actions in news stories. Attacks emerged as the...

Akingbulu, Arogundade Receive EU-ACT Awards

Dr. Akin Akingbulu has been honored with the Agents for Citizen-driven Transformation (EU-ACT) Awards at a ceremony held in Lagos, marking the conclusion of...

IFEX-Supported Training Equips Media Workers and Digital Right Actors to Tackle Misinformation Crisis

  Journalists and other digital right actors have been called upon to renew their determination in combating the threats posed by misinformation and disinformation. This call...

Cemeso Engages House of Representative Committee on Media Law Reforms

Dr. Akin Akingbulu, Executive Director of the Centre for Media and Society (Cemeso), has called on lawmakers to prioritize legislative reforms in the media...

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