Nigeria

25/8/20 - Nigerian court acquits journalists arrested amid #RevolutionNow protests- CPJ

11/8/20 - Nigerian journalist Sikiru Obarayese attacked by police while covering COVID-19 lockdown- CPJ

4/6/2020 - Cybercrime legislation in Kenya and Nigeria curtails fundamental freedoms- IFEX

28/5/2020 - Nigerian journalist Kufre Carter detained for 1 month, charged with defamation and conspiracy- CPJ

19/5/2020 - Nigerian journalist detained by security forces, interrogated over sources - CPJ

18/5/2020 - Ofcom: Christian TV network aired Covid-19 conspiracies- The Guardian

13/5/2020 - Journalist Sentenced, Another Detained as Repression over COVID-19 Reporting Rages on - MFWA

11/5/2020 - OVID-19 Coverage: Survey Reveals Poor Attention to Journalists’ Safety - MFWA

23/4/2020 - Nigeria: Editors Condemn Harassment of Journalists By Ebonyi Govt - All Africa

3/4/2020 - Nigerian Security Forces Censor Coverage of COVID-19, Obstruct Delivery of Newspapers - MFWA

31/3/2020 - Nigeria: Editors Condemn Harassment of Media Personnel - AllAfrica

17/03/20 - SERAP: 109 journalists were attacked in Nigeria between 2010 and 2015  - The Cable

12/3/20 - Nigeria Aims to Silence Dissent With Charges Against Prominent Journalist, Advocates Say - VOA News

09/03/2020 - Controversy as senate begins public hearing on social media bill - Daily Post NG

06/03/2020 - Nigeria’s Premium Times faces cyberattacks, intimidation of journalists after publishing leaked documents - CPJ

12/02/2020- UNDRR advocates Journalists support in tackling disaster risks - VON

13/02/2020- How Nigeria’s police used telecom surveillance to lure and arrest journalists CPJ

13/02/2020- Nigeria: Court Grants Journalist Agba Jalingo Bail - Premuim Times

06/02/2020- Nigeria Must End Excessive Use of Force against Protesters, Investigate Death of Journalist - MFWA

02/02/2020 - Nigerian Government Acknowledges Support For Social Media Bill Despite Minister's Denial - Sahara Reporters

23/01/2020 - Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria journalist dies after attack - CPJ

03/03/2020 - Nigeria to Work With Freedom Online Coalition to Fight Fake News - All Africa

07/01/2020 - Nigeria: A Review Of The Hate Speech Bill - Mondaq

25/12/2019 - Nigerians attack Buhari’s spokesperson over false claims on media freedom - Premium Times 

18/12/2019 - Nigerians raise alarm over controversial Social Media Bill - Aljazeera

16/12/2019 - Two bills before Nigerian senate threaten press freedom - Reporters Without Boarders 

09/12/2019 - Nigeria has been quietly crushing press freedom—but now the world is watching - Quartz Africa

04/12/2019 - Nigeria: Bills on hate speech and social media are dangerous attacks on freedom of expression - Amnesty International 

04/12/2019 - Nigeria radio helps masses hold public officials to account - The East African  

02/12/2019 - Nigeria's First Lady Calls for Heightened Control of Social Media in the Country - Okay Africa 

01/12/2019 - Nigerian journalists, CSOs to discuss shrinking civic space - Premium Times

26/11/2019 - Nigeria bill aims at punishing hate speech with death - DW

26/11/2019 - Nigerians Should Say No to Social Media Bill - Human Rights Watch

25/11/2019 - Death penalty for criticising Nigeria's government? What we know about the hate speech bill - AFP Fact Check

19/11/2019 - Nigerians fault government’s plan to regulate social media - The Guardian 

15/11/2019 - Nigerian security forces fire on journalists, protesters - CPJ

14/11/2019 - ‘Climate of fear’: Nigeria intensifies crackdown on journalists - The Guardian 

10/11/2019 - Under Buhari, Nigeria records worst attacks on journalists in 34 years — Report - Premium Times 

01/11/2019 - Nigeria's New Media Code Sparks Worries Over Freedom of Expression - EWN

29/10/2019 - Nigeria Among Worst in Unsolved Murders of Journalists - All Africa 

24/10/2019 - Nigerian Military Now Targets Phones, Computers of Journalists to Extract Sources - CPJ - All Africa 

22/10/2019 - Nigeria: Govt Presses Forward With WebTv Licensing Despite Outcry - Reports - Broadcast Media Africa 

14/10/2019 - Stop Harassment, Intimidation of Journalists, Amnesty International Tells Buhari Regime - Sahara Reporters 

05/09/2019 - Nigerian publisher Agba Jalingo charged with treason - CPJ

02/09/2019 - Nigeria’s NBC Threatens To Sanction Broadcasters That Violate Codes - Broadcast Media Africa 

01/09/2019 - Police charge journalist Agba Jalingo with terrorism for criticising Gov Ayade - Punch 

30/07/2019 - Media ethics and quest for journalism survival - The Guardian

29/07/2019 - WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian election. Not all of it was bad - The Conversation

25/07/2019 - Channels TV reporter dies from injuries after shooting at Nigeria protest - CPJ

17/07/2019 - How Nigeria uses the law to repress free speech: The case of journalist Jones Abiri - Global Voices 

11/07/2019 - Nigerian students face cybercrime charges for criticising their university online - Global Voices

28/06/2019 - Nigeria’s Wavering Commitment to Freedom of Expression - Human Rights Watch

16/06/2019 - Nigeria: Violence, Harassment of Journalists, Other Irregularities Marred Nigeria's 2019 Elections - EU - All Africa

15/06/2019 - An attack on free speech in Nigeria - Economist

07/06/2016 - Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition - Al Jazeera 

06/05/2019 - The Nigerian media constraining laws and justiciability of statute - Vanguard Nigeria

03/06/2019 - We found that Nigerian papers’ coverage of pre-election violence passed muster - The Conversation

28/05/2019 - Nigeria accused of 'scurrilous' attempt to gag press - The Guardian

11/04/2019 - Coalition Urges Buhari to Review Decision on Digital Rights Bill - Nigeria 

15/04/2019 - 'You cannot muzzle the media': Nigerian journalists on press freedom under Buhari - CPJ

14/04/2019 - ''Fake news' driving ethno-religious crisis in Nigeria' - France 24 

01/04/2019 - Intelligence services free Nigerian journalist: colleague - Busines Recorder

14/03/2019 - Increased attacks on journalists during governorship/state assembly elections - IFEX

07/02/2019 - Nigerian nonprofit is addressing gender imbalance in newsrooms - IJNet

27/02/2019 - Nigeria's ICIR is training journalists to investigate contracts and procurement fraud - Ijnet 

15/02/2019 - Nigerian election campaign “polluted” by disinformation - RSF

15/02/2019 - How fake news was weaponized in Nigeria's elections - CNN

15/02/2019 - AFEX Joins Global Press Freedom Organisations Urging Nigeria to Keep the Internet on during Election Period - Afex

13/02/2019 - Nigeria in battle against fake news ahead of election - Sierre Leone Times 

13/02/2019 - Nigeria: Authorities must uphold human rights during and after elections - Amnesty International

07/02/2019 - Buhari Shouldn't Delay Signing Digital Rights Bill Into Law - Nigerian Tribute 

25/01/2019 - Nigeria: Amnesty International Raises Alarm Over Increasing Attacks On Journalists - All Africa

24/01/2019 - Nigeria: Amnesty International Wants End to Attacks On Media Practitioners in Nigeria - All Africa 

20/01/2019 - At BBC conference, experts suggest ways to counters fake news - Daily Trust

14/01/2019 - Nigeria army's non-terrorist targets: The media, UNICEF, Amnesty - Africa News

11/01/2019 - More responsibility needed in Boko Haram reporting - Nigeria - Eyewitness News

08/01/2019 - National Human Rights Commission Condemns Army’s Invasion of Daily Trust - NTA

07/01/2019 Nigerian military criticised for newspaper raid - Pulse

20/12/2018 - Fact-checking around the world: Inside Nigeria's CrossCheck - International Journalists Network

14/12/2018 - MFWA, 15 Press Freedom Partners Petition President Buhari over Killing of Four Journalists in 2017 - MfWA

07/12/2018 - ICFJ TruthBuzz Fellow aims to tackle misinformation in Nigeria - International Journalists Network

05/12/2018 - CrossCheck Nigeria targets WhatsApp as a hotspot for fake news - Journalism.co.uk

30/11/2018 - Nigeria is the next battleground for election misinformation - Poynter

28/11/2018 - CrossCheck launches in Nigeria, with 16 newsrooms working together to fight misinformation - NiemanLab

01/11/2018 - Kenya and Nigeria get a bad internet freedom rating - DW

03/09/2018 - Nigeria: Why We Detained Journalist for Two Years Without Trial - Govt - Premium Times

28/08/2018 - NBC to shut down debtor broadcasting stations- Premium Times

22/08/2018 - Nigeria Senate Asked to Put 'Draconian' Press Bill on Hold - All Africa

21/08/2018 - Nigeria: Journalists, Activists Detained, Allege Torture - Human Rights Watch

20/08/2018 - How a social media movement against police brutality prompted Nigerian government to act - CNN

02/08/2018 - Lawmakers Urged to Pass Digital Rights Bill- This Day

22/07/2018 - Journalists, media organisations condemn controversial Nigerian Press Council Bill - Premium Times

18/07/2018 - Nigerian Broadcasting Commission closes Ekiti state radio and TV -  Committee to Protect Journalists

11/07/2018 - NBC urges broadcasting stations to adhere to ethics of election coverage - The Guardian Nigeria

21/06/2018 - Calls on Nigeria's Buhari to release journalist - African Independent

05/06/2018 - Institute trains journalists on human rights, accountability reporting - The Guardian (Nigeria) 

28/05/2018 - We'll not condone irresponsible 2019 political broadcasting - NBC - Vanguard Nigeria  

02/05/2018 - Media critical to democratic dispensation, should avoid divisive broadcast - Nigeria Television Authority

20/02/2018 - NBC penalises 88 broadcast stations for breaching code - All Africa

12/02/2018 - Delta government denies alleged plans to sell DBS, DRTV - The Guardian (Nigeria) 

11/01/2018 - Publisher Daniel Elombah released, but Tim Elombah remains in police custody - IFEX

27/11/2017 - Four journalists killed in 8 months - Media Foundation for West Africa

07/11/2017 - Nigerian government will never tolerate impunity against journalists - Lai Mohammed

06/11/2017 - Rights body calls on Nigerian government to halt clampdown on online media - Ripples

05/11/2017 - Nigerian media, CSOs launch secure whistle blowing platform - The Premium Times

17/10/2017 - SPECIAL REPORT: How a Nigerian law is suppressing citizens’ freedom on the Internet - Premium Times Nigeria

15/06/2017 - Bullying of Journalists Covering Nigerian Presidency Disturbing - Media Foundation for West Africa

03/05/2017 - Amnesty International condemns ‘decline’ of press freedom in Nigeria - Premium Times

21/04/2017 - IGP seeks whistleblowing on corrupt policemen - The Guardian (Nigeria)

21/04/2017 - Police Arrest Leadership Correspondent in Kaduna - This Day