CSOs Urged to Use FOI Act to Engage AGoF Annual Audit Reports Updated

🕔14:30, 12.Sep 2019

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have been urged to use the Freedom of information (FOI) Act to engage the annual Audit Reports of the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGoF) to curtail the scale of irregularities as well as violations of the

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UN Urges Nigeria to Speed up Passage of Digital Rights and Freedom Bill Updated

🕔14:22, 12.Sep 2019

The United Nations (UN) has called on the Nigerian Government to speed up passage of the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill. The call is contained in its concluding observations from Nigeria’s review at the 126th session of the UN Human

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Police Arrest, Detain Publisher for Demanding Financial Accountability

Police Arrest, Detain Publisher for Demanding Financial Accountability Updated

🕔14:14, 12.Sep 2019

On August 22, 2019, a team of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police arrested Mr. Agba Jalingo, publisher of Cross River Watch, an online news portal from his home in Lagos. They took him to SARS office

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MRA Calls for Immediate Release of Agba Jalingo, Accuses Governor Ayade of Abuse of Power

MRA Calls for Immediate Release of Agba Jalingo, Accuses Governor Ayade of Abuse of Power Updated

🕔09:59, 3.Sep 2019

LAGOS, Tuesday, 3 September 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called for the immediate release of Mr. Agba Jalingo, a journalist with the Cross River Watch, describing his arrest and detention since August 22, 2019 as unlawful and the charges

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MRA Inducts Customs into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses it of Confirming Reports of Pervasive Corruption in the Agency

MRA Inducts Customs into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses it of Confirming Reports of Pervasive Corruption in the Agency Updated

🕔10:05, 2.Sep 2019

Lagos, Monday, September 2, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) into its enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for its non-compliance with its FOI Act obligations, saying by its refusal to be

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