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Sunday Gyang Bwede – a reporter for The Light Bearer
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Nathan S. Dabak – The Light Bearer
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Our Mission2017.07.24, Monday
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.
(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
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 ...