UNESCO Director-General Condemns Killing of TV journalist, Calls for Investigation Updated

🕔21:19, 8.Aug 2019

Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Audrey Azoulay, has condemned the July 22, 2019 killing in Abuja of Mr. Precious Owolabi, a trainee television journalist with the privately-owned Channels Television and called on the Nigerian

Read Full Article

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

🕔21:16, 8.Aug 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on July 30, 2019 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 undermining the

Read Full Article
World Bank,  IMF Invite Applications for Participation in Civil Society Policy Forum

World Bank,  IMF Invite Applications for Participation in Civil Society Policy Forum Updated

🕔21:07, 8.Aug 2019

The World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are inviting applications from interested representatives of civil society organisations (CSOs) for participation in the Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF) which has become an integral part of the WBG

Read Full Article

Robbers Burgle Journalists Union Secretariat, Cart away Valuable  Updated

🕔21:02, 8.Aug 2019

On July 27, 2019 suspected armed robbers raided the secretariat of the Taraba State chapter of the Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Hamaruwa way in Jalingo and stole items worth millions of Naira. The robbers

Read Full Article
AFEX Demands Accountability for the 2004 Killing of Deyda Hydara, Calls for Prosecution of Ex-President Jammeh

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

🕔20:49, 8.Aug 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 justice for the 2004 killing of

Read Full Article

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

🕔20:48, 8.Aug 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on July 23, 2019 condemned the shooting to death the previous day 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

Read Full Article
Television Reporter Shot Dead Covering Shiites Clash with Police

Television Reporter Shot Dead Covering Shiites Clash with Police Updated

🕔20:40, 8.Aug 2019

A 23-year old reporter with the privately-owned Channels Television, Mr. Precious Owolabi, was on June 22, 2019 shot in the stomach while covering a clash between the police and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as

Read Full Article
MRA Inducts NNPC Into its Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame,’ Vows to Sue it for its Unrepentant Violation of FOI Act

MRA Inducts NNPC Into its Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame,’ Vows to Sue it for its Unrepentant Violation of FOI Act Updated

🕔10:00, 1.Aug 2019

Lagos, Thursday, 1 August 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) the first inductee into its enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, vowing to take legal action to compel the corporation to

Read Full Article