MRA Condemns Harassment of Publisher, Calls on Police to Investigate Alleged Threat to his Life

MRA Condemns Harassment of Publisher, Calls on Police to Investigate Alleged Threat to his Life Updated

🕔08:14, 30.Jul 2019

Lagos, Tuesday, July 30, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the harassment of Mr. Oke Epia, publisher of the online newspaper, OrderPaper Nigeria, by a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Tony Nwulu, and called on the

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MRA Launches Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Says Every Inducted Institution will be Sued

MRA Launches Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Says Every Inducted Institution will be Sued

🕔13:36, 29.Jul 2019

Lagos, Monday, July 29, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today announced the launching of an enhanced “Freedom of Information Hall of Shame”, saying it would now take legal action against every public institution inducted into the Hall of Shame for

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AFEX Demands Accountability for 2004 Killing of Deyda Hydara, Calls for Prosecution of Ex-President Jammeh of Gambia

AFEX Demands Accountability for 2004 Killing of Deyda Hydara, Calls for Prosecution of Ex-President Jammeh of Gambia

🕔14:49, 24.Jul 2019

ACCRA, GHANA, Wednesday, July 24, 2019:  The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a regional network of freedom of expression organizations, has called on African and world leaders to take immediate steps to bring former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh to

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MRA Condemns Police Shooting of Channels TV Journalist During Shiite Protests, Calls for Independent Inquiry Updated

🕔09:28, 23.Jul 2019

Lagos, Tuesday, 23 July, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned yesterday’s shooting to death in Abuja of 23-year-old Channels Television journalist, Mr. Precious Owolabi, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member who was serving his primary assignment with the

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EU Rights Group Launches New E-learning Platform

EU Rights Group Launches New E-learning Platform Updated

🕔12:10, 22.Jul 2019

The European Union (EU) Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) has launcheda new e-learning platform on migration to help journalists and media professionals who seek to enhance the quality of their work when reporting about migration. The new platform was platform developed

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ICIR Creates FOIA Help Desk to Assist Journalists Seeking Information from Government

ICIR Creates FOIA Help Desk to Assist Journalists Seeking Information from Government

🕔09:33, 22.Jul 2019

The Abuja-based International Center for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), a non-profit news agency, has launched a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Help Desk to assist journalists who need help with getting documents or information from Nigerian Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies

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Liberia to Propose Resolution on Access to Information Day at UN General Assembly

Liberia to Propose Resolution on Access to Information Day at UN General Assembly Updated

🕔09:04, 22.Jul 2019

Liberia plans to table a resolution before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) this year asking it to endorse the November 2015 proclamation by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) of September 28 as International Day for

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Journalist  Sues NDDC for Denial of Access to Information Updated

🕔08:02, 18.Jul 2019

A journalist, Mr. Kelechi Esogwa-Amadi, who reports for  the Neighbourhoodnewspaper has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt against the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)  over the Commission’s refusal to accede to a Freedom of Information

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Journalist Sues  Local Government Council over Denial of FOI Request Updated

🕔08:01, 18.Jul 2019

Mr. Nelson Asieyemia, a journalist with Truth magazine in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has sued the Obio/ AkporLocal Government Council for its failure to make available to him the information he requested pursuant to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act,

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Journalist Sues  Niger Delta Basin Development Authority over Denial of FOI Request

Journalist Sues Niger Delta Basin Development Authority over Denial of FOI Request Updated

🕔23:15, 17.Jul 2019

A journalist, Mr. Kelechi Esogwa-Amadi, who reports for the Neighbourhoodnewspaper in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has sued the Niger Delta Basin Development Authority (NDBDA) for failure to make available to him the information he requested  pursuant to the Freedom of

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