There are reported cases of journalists being threatened, jailed, injured or killed.

Award Categories

2017.07.25, Tuesday
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  • Friend of the Media Award

    The Friend of the Media Award and Medal  will be given to a politically exposed personality who actively supports ...

  • Seasoned Media Practitioners

    Seasoned Media Practitioners who have shown extra ordinary brilliance and courage will be recognized with the Life ...

  • Awards will be given to REPORTERS

    Awards will be given to REPORTERS who have faced threats, physical injury, legal action, imprisonment or targeted ...

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Our Mission

2017.07.24, Monday

Mission statement

The Mission of the AFP Press Freedom Awards and Benefit Dinner is to promote  free society and press freedom through the recognition of brave and courageous media practitioners who have risked their lives to report about critical news events.

Award Categories

(1). Awards will be given to REPORTERS who have faced threats, physical injury, legal action, imprisonment or targeted for murder.

(2). Seasoned Media Practitioners who have shown extra ordinary brilliance and courage will be recognized with the Life Time Achievement Award and the Distinguished Service Award respectively.

(3). The Friend of the Media Award and Medal  will be given to a politically exposed personality who actively supports freedom of the press and promotes access to information.

 

All award recipients will be recognized at an event scheduled to be held at the Abuja International Conference Centre .

Notice of Invitation

News & Events

Press Release

Press Release

African Free Press is proud to announce the maiden edition of the Press Freedom Awards in Nigeria. The purpose of the Awards is to recognize brave and courageous journalists who have risked their freedom and their lives to report about critical ...