MRA Inducts Border Communities Development Agency into FOI Hall of Shame

MRA Inducts Border Communities Development Agency into FOI Hall of Shame Updated

🕔10:00, 26.Feb 2018

Lagos, Monday, February 26, 2018: The Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA) was today inducted into the Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) for its continual failure to comply with the provisions of the FOI

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MRA Executive Director Appointed Member of Freedom Online Coalition Advisory Network Updated

🕔13:54, 19.Feb 2018

The Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr. Edetaen Ojo, has been appointed a member of the Advisory Network of the Freedom Online Coalition, a partnership of 30 governments from around the world, working to advance Internet freedom, including

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UNESCO Issues 3rd Edition of ‘World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development’ Updated

🕔13:44, 19.Feb 2018

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has issued the third edition of its publication: “World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development”, a 200-page report that assesses and documents contemporary developments in media freedom, pluralism, independence

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Policemen Assault Reporter Covering State Parliament

Policemen Assault Reporter Covering State Parliament Updated

🕔13:36, 19.Feb 2018

On February 14, 2018, Mr. Samuel Ayara, a reporter with the Akwa Ibom State Broadcasting Corporation who covers the State House of Assembly, was assaulted by policemen in the complex. Mr. Ayara was sprayed with tear gas and other policemen

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2018 PEN World Voices Festival to Hold in New York

2018 PEN World Voices Festival to Hold in New York Updated

🕔13:17, 19.Feb 2018

PEN America will hold the 14th Annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature in New York City, from April 16 to 22, 2018. This year’s edition of the Festival with the theme “Resist and Reimagine”, promises to bring together

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2nd Global Internet and Jurisdiction Conference Holds in Ottawa Updated

🕔11:34, 19.Feb 2018

The Second Global Internet and Jurisdiction Conference of the Internet and Jurisdiction Policy Network will take place in Ottawa, Canada, from February 26 to 28, 2018. The conference is expected to be an important milestone in addressing one of the greatest challenges confronting

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MRA Inducts Transmission Company of Nigeria into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for leaving Nigerians in the Dark

MRA Inducts Transmission Company of Nigeria into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for leaving Nigerians in the Dark Updated

🕔10:15, 19.Feb 2018

Lagos, Monday, February 19, 2018:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) as this week’s inductee into the Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for leaving Nigerians in the dark over its operations and

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Safety of Journalists High on the Agenda of WPF Day 2018 Updated

🕔14:26, 13.Feb 2018

The safety of journalists and the issue of impunity are at the top of the agenda for the 2018 edition of the World Press Freedom Day (WPFD2018), scheduled to take place in Accra, Ghana, on May 2 and 3,  as

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UNGA Adopts Resolution on Safety of Journalists Updated

🕔12:04, 13.Feb 2018

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 19, 2017 adopted a new resolution on “The safety of journalists and the issue of impunity” condemning “all attacks and violence against journalists and media workers”, including  “specific attacks on women journalists

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Nigeria Hosts 2018 IPI World Congress

Nigeria Hosts 2018 IPI World Congress Updated

🕔11:51, 13.Feb 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to declare open the 2018 World Congress of the International Press Institute (IPI) which is scheduled to take place in Abuja from June 21 to 23, 2018 under the theme:  “Why Good Journalism Matters”. The

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