Monthly Archives: June 2015

MRA Calls on President Buhari to Secure Membership of the Open Government Partnership for Nigeria

Lagos, Friday, June 26, 2015:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on President Muhammadu Buhari to assert Nigeria’s leadership on the African continent by taking urgent steps to secure its membership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) ahead of his scheduled meeting with United States President Barack Obama in Washington …

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Cuban Blogger, Indian Investigative Reporter Win Premier International Journalism Award

Knights Awards pic

Yoani Sánchez, a Cuban blogger, and Priyanka Dubey, a freelance journalist from India, have been named by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)  as winners of the 2015 Knight International Journalism Award. The Knight International Journalism Award recognize the two ladies as media professionals who demonstrate a passionate commitment to excellent reporting that …

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