Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Ogun NUJ crisis: Court upholds Amosu’s election

The National Industrial Court, sitting in Ibadan, has upheld the election of Soji Amosu as the duly elected Chairman of Ogun State chapter of...

Reps consider bill to ban journalists without media degree

The House of Representatives is seeking to raise the minimum qualification for journalists in the country to bachelor’s degree or higher national diploma, HND,...

Russia to fine social media platforms over youth protests

Russia Wednesday said that it would punish top social media platforms for failing to delete posts calling for minors to join unsanctioned protests in...

Hungary’s Justice Ministry announces plans for tougher social media regulation

The Hungarian Minister of Justice, Varga Judit, has announced that the Ministry of Justice would bring a bill to the Hungarian Parliament to regulate...
Hopewell Chin’ono

Zimbabwean court denies journalist bail

A Zimbabwean court on Thursday denied prominent journalist and government critic, Hopewell Chin’ono bail nearly a week after he was arrested for allegedly communicating...

Court COVID-19 rules hindering us, Lagos judiciary correspondents tell CJN

The National Association of Judicial Correspondents, NAJUC, Lagos branch, has appealed to all heads of court, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, the president, Court...

Chinese journalist bags four years’ jail term over COVID-19 reports

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced citizen journalist, Zhang Zhan, to four years' imprisonment for her live stream reporting of COVID-19 breakout from Wuhan. Zhan,...

CNN challenges FG, releases second report on Lekki shootings

Amidst threats of sanction from the Federal Government over its investigative report on the shootings at Lekki toll plaza during the #EndSARS protests, CNN...

Social Media Bill: Nigerian legislators advise government on alternative measures

Nigerian lawmakers have called on the Federal Government to rethink its planned Social Media Bill currently before the National Assembly and chart a different...

No going back on social media regulation, says FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria has maintained it will go ahead with the proposed social media regulation. According to the Federal Government, the regulation was...

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