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MRA Inducts Federal Civil Service Commission into its Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

MRA Inducts Federal Civil Service Commission into its Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

MRA Inducts Federal Civil Service Commission into its Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔09:06, 4.Nov 2019

Lagos, Monday, November 4, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) into its enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame and promised to take legal action against the Commission for its blatant disregard of

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UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution Proclaiming September 28 Access to Information Day

UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution Proclaiming September 28 Access to Information Day

🕔13:11, 23.Oct 2019

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has adopted by consensus a resolution proclaiming 28 September the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI). By the resolution, the General Assembly endorsed a similar resolution which the General Conference of the United

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Information Minister Inaugurates National Broadcasting Commission Reforms Committee Updated

🕔13:16, 16.Oct 2019

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on October 10, 2019 inaugurated a seven-man Committee on the Implementation of Reforms in the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). In his remarks, the Minister said the reforms are part of the

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MRA, 130 Organisations Propose Criteria for Appointment of  next UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders

MRA, 130 Organisations Propose Criteria for Appointment of next UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders Updated

🕔13:05, 16.Oct 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and 130 organisations working nationally, regionally and internationally have come together  to set out the skills and expertise that should be taken into account in the selection and appointment of the next United Nations (UN) Special

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African School on Internet Governance Trains 45 Emerging Leaders from 23 Countries

African School on Internet Governance Trains 45 Emerging Leaders from 23 Countries Updated

🕔12:36, 16.Oct 2019

The seventh edition of the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) was held in N’Djamena in Chad between September 4 and 9, 2019 and trained 45 participants from 23 countries across Africa and from outside the continent. AfriSIG aims to

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AfIGF 2019 Explores Shared Responsibilities of Stakeholders for a Robust Internet Governance Ecosystem

AfIGF 2019 Explores Shared Responsibilities of Stakeholders for a Robust Internet Governance Ecosystem Updated

🕔12:33, 16.Oct 2019

The 8th edition of African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) 2019 took place in the Chadian capital, N’Djamena exploring the theme “Shared Responsibilities of Stakeholders for a Robust Internet Governance Ecosystem.” The AfIGF 2019 kicked off on day zero with the

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Paradigm Initiative Holds Two-day Workshop for Stakeholders from Anglophone West Africa Updated

🕔12:28, 16.Oct 2019

Paradigm Initiative held a two-day workshop on October 2 and 3, 2019 in Abuja for participants from Anglophone West African countries to improve their understanding of emerging issues on digital rights and sharpen their skills in  handling digital rights and

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Internet Society Nigeria Holds Internet Conference and Workshops in Lagos

Internet Society Nigeria Holds Internet Conference and Workshops in Lagos Updated

🕔12:27, 16.Oct 2019

The Internet Society (ISOC) Nigeria will from October 28 to November 1, 2019 bring together Internet Service Providers, Data Centre Operators, Infrastructure Companies, and Content Distribution Network operators in Lagos from for the annual ngNOG (Nigerian Network Operators Group) Conference

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If Nigeria’s Open Contracting Commitments Are Effectively Implemented, Nigeria Will Eradicate Corruption, Says MRA’s FOI Programme Manager Updated

🕔11:59, 16.Oct 2019

Mr Ridwan Sulaimon, Programme Manager for Freedom of Information (FOI) at Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has said that if Nigeria effectively implements its Open Contracting Commitments contained in the Open Government Partnership (OGP) National Action Plan (NAP), the country would

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Governor Threatens Journalists with Dire Consequences for their Reporting

Governor Threatens Journalists with Dire Consequences for their Reporting Updated

🕔11:53, 16.Oct 2019

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on October 10, 2019 threatened journalists who, according to him, do not watch their “reportorial excesses” to be prepared to leave the State or face other consequences, adding that the law should guide their

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