Monthly Archives: July 2018

Agricultural Research Council Bags ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Award for Violating FOI Act

Lagos, Monday, July 30, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) this week’s inductee into the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” for consistently violating the provisions of the FOI Act over the past seven years, thereby denying Nigerians the right to information in …

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MRA Inducts Environmental Standards Enforcement Agency into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Lagos, Monday, July 23, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, accusing it of undermining its own effectiveness by disregarding the FOI Act and possibly endangering the lives of Nigerians by its …

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ITU Calls for Submissions for World Summit on the Information Society 2019 Prizes

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a United Nations specialized agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), is calling for submissions  for the eighth edition of the contest for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes. The WSIS Prizes 2019 will serve as “exceptional international recognition” of WSIS stakeholders …

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Money Trail Reporting Grants Open for Application

Money Trail and Journalismfund.eu offer working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe, as part of the Money Trail project. Only intercontinental journalist teams consisting of at least one African, one Asian …

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