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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...
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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...
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Towards The Review Of The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)ACT

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Act is the main legislation governing broadcasting in Nigeria. It was first enacted in 1992 and later amended in...

SOME JUDICIAL DECISIONS AFFECTING PRESS FREEDOM IN NIGERIA

As will be seen, the cases were decided before the Constitution of Nigeria 1999 came to force. However they are all still relevant for...

SOME MEDIA LAWS IN NIGERIA

  Legislations that Criminalize Publications and Broadcasting  Under this heading we have the legislations which criminalize certain publications and prescribe punishments of monetary fines or terms of...
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Freedom of Information Act 2011

Arrangement of Sections Rights of access to records. Information about public institution. Request for access to records Time for granting or refusing application Transfer...
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The Nigerian Media Code of Election Coverage

The Nigerian Media Code of Election Coverage PREAMBLE WHEREAS it is an established principle that informed consent promotes democracy; WHEREAS it is equally established that democracy thrives on...
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Official Secrete Act

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Protection of official information, etc. Protection of defence establishments, etc. Restrictions on photography, etc., during periods of emergency.   Control of mail...

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS BY THE NIGERIAN SENATE

Members of the Council of States: The amendment was proposed to make former Presidents of the Senate and former Speakers of the House of...

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May 2024 MEiN Report

The MEiN's analysis for May 2024 highlights a troubling trend of assaults on the media, with security agencies responsible for 37.5% of these attacks....
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IPC, CEMESO Host Experts Forum and Dialogue on Building Electoral Trust and Addressing Contemporary...

Lagos, Nigeria - June 24, 2024 The International Press Centre (IPC) and the Centre for Media and Society (CEMESO), will this week host concurrent events...

NBC/CEMESO Set Agenda for Community broadcasters on Civic Voter Education, Professionalism, and Sustainability

The Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr. Charles Ebuebu, has called on community broadcasters, including Community Radio and Campus Radio Practitioners, to...

APRIL 2024 MEiN Report

in April 2024, MEiN's analysis revealed a worrying trend of attacks on the media. Non-state actors were the most frequent attackers, responsible for 43%...

JOB VACANCIES

The Centre for Media and Society (CEMESO) invites applications from interested persons for available positions within our organization. CEMESO is an independent, non-governmental organization based...

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