Media Experts to build Multi-stakeholder Network to Support Conducive Media Environment

Media Experts to build Multi-stakeholder Network to Support Conducive Media Environment Updated

🕔15:10, 17.Jul 2017

Experts Media and governance from 15 Sub-Saharan African countries have agreed to establish a multi-stakeholder network comprising of non-state actors to work with governments, parliamentarians, and other stakeholders to support a conducive legal, regulatory, and economic environment for media and

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Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) Calls for Restraint, Tolerance Among Nigerians Updated

🕔15:00, 17.Jul 2017

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), rising from its second quarterly meeting, has called for restraint and tolerance among Nigerians, stressing that the country remains stronger together while condemning the hate speeches and other vices emanating from different sections of

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Communiqué_Issued_at_the_Advocacy_Workshop_on_the_Digital_Rights_and_Freedom_Bill Updated

🕔14:51, 17.Jul 2017

Advocacy Workshop for Civil Society Organisations On the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill Organized by: Media Rights Agenda Under the Global Internet Freedom Program (Nigeria) At Beverly Hills Holiday Hotel and Resort, Abuja On Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday, June

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Journalist Covering Protest Brutalised, Detained

Journalist Covering Protest Brutalised, Detained Updated

🕔14:19, 17.Jul 2017

On June 23, 2017, Ibraheema Yakubu, a correspondent of the German Deutsche Welle (DW) radio who reports for its Hausa service was arrested while covering a peaceful procession by the Shiites Muslim sect in Kaduna. The policemen beat him and

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Conference to Discuss Ways to Guarantee Freedom of Expression, Others under International Human Rights Law

Conference to Discuss Ways to Guarantee Freedom of Expression, Others under International Human Rights Law Updated

🕔14:09, 17.Jul 2017

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) of the State of Qatar and the International Federation for the Protection of Journalists (IFPJ) will on July 24 and 25, 2017 host an international conference on “Confronting threats to freedom of opinion and

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MRA Launches Policy Brief on the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill Updated

🕔13:33, 17.Jul 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) launched a “policy brief” on the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill at an advocacy workshop for civil society organisation which took place on June 28 and 29, 2017 in Abuja. The policy brief aims to enhance the

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MRA Launches ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Names Ikeja High Court Judge, NNPC Inductees Updated

🕔13:25, 17.Jul 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on July 3, 2017 in Lagos launched the “FOI Hall of Shame” aimed at focusing attention on public officials and institutions undermining the effectiveness of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 through their actions, inactions,

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Judge Refuses MRA Leave in FOI Case, Says Suing is Premature 7 Months after FOI Request is Ignored Updated

🕔13:16, 17.Jul 2017

Justice Doris Okuwobi of the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has refused a motion by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) seeking leave of the court to sue the Ojodu Local Council Development Area in Lagos State over its failure to

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AFEX Calls on Governments to Protect Freedom of Expression in Africa

AFEX Calls on Governments to Protect Freedom of Expression in Africa Updated

🕔13:13, 17.Jul 2017

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) ), a network of African freedom of expression groups, has called on governments in Africa to intensify efforts to protect freedom of expression online and offline. The call came at the network’s 5th Annual

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CSOs Canvass Support for Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

CSOs Canvass Support for Digital Rights and Freedom Bill Updated

🕔13:06, 17.Jul 2017

Civil society representatives at a two-day Advocacy Workshop for Civil Society Organizations have called on other civil society organizations, the Media, the Private Sector, Trade Unions, Professional Bodies and Other Non-State Actors to support the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

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