Monthly Archives: June 2013

MRA, Others Launch Campaign Against Impunity in Nigeria

Four civil society organizations, including Media Rights Agenda (MRA), have launched a campaign to check impunity in all sectors of the Nigerian society.  The  Campaign was launched at a grand ceremony at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre in Abuja on May 16, 2013. Tagged the “Stop Impunity Nigeria” (S.I.N.) campaign, …

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Foluke Adegbite joins MRA

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) is pleased to announce the addition of Miss Adefoluke Adegbite to its team with effect from May 2013. Miss Adegbite who is a graduate of English Language from the Obafemi Awolowo University, brings into MRA a passion for writing and teaching which strengthened her capacity to …

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SSS Detains Journalist

The State Security Service (SSS) detained an Ogun State Correspondent of The Punch newspaper, Mr. Segun Olatunji, on Monday May 27, 2013. Mr. Olatunji had gone to the SSS Command office on the invitation of its state Director, Mr. Joseph Okpo. Mr. Olatunji, narrating his story said he was ushered into Okpo’s office on …

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Cambodia Hosts IFEX Strategy Conference, General Meeting

The International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) will hold its bi-annual General Meeting (GM) and Strategy Conference (SC) on June 17 – 20, 2013 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  The meeting is hosted by IFEX member organisation Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR). The weeklong activity will start with the GM …

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MRA Makes FOI Request to Nigerian Export Promotion Council

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has made a request under the Freedom of Information Act, 2011 to the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), asking for the organization’s records and documents relating to its assets and properties. In a Freedom of Information request dated May 31, 2013, signed by MRA’s Programmes Manager, …

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