NCC Consults Stakeholders on Drones Deployment Regulation in Nigeria Updated

🕔21:49, 27.Jan 2020

Stakeholders of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have met to deliberate on ways to regulate the deployment of drones in the country in the wake of security challenges surrounding the issue, including vandalism of equipment, kidnapping and related crimes. Chairman,

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Nominations Open for UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize 2020 Updated

🕔21:48, 27.Jan 2020

 The United Nations (UN) has sent out calls for nominations for the Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize for 2020. The prize honours Mandela’s life and legacy of reconciliation, political transition and social transformation. The Prize which was awarded for the first

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Investigative Journalist Sues Unilag for N15 Million Over Alleged Violation of FOI Act

Investigative Journalist Sues Unilag for N15 Million Over Alleged Violation of FOI Act Updated

🕔10:41, 27.Jan 2020

Lagos, Monday, January 27, 2020:  Multiple award-winning investigative journalist and anti-human trafficking advocate, Ms Tobore Ovuorie, has filed a N15 million suit at the Federal High Court in Lagos against the University of Lagos (Unilag) and its Vice-Chancellor for alleged

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Media Rights Agenda Calls on Kano State to Abolish Committee on Media Conduct

Media Rights Agenda Calls on Kano State to Abolish Committee on Media Conduct Updated

🕔08:00, 16.Jan 2020

Lagos, Thursday, January 16, 2020: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Kano State Government to discontinue its move to establish a committee to address alleged professional misconduct and abuse of privilege by media organizations in the State, describing

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MRA Sues NNPC for Consistently Violating FOI Act, Claims N15 Million Damages

MRA Sues NNPC for Consistently Violating FOI Act, Claims N15 Million Damages Updated

🕔12:40, 8.Jan 2020

Lagos, Wednesday, January 8, 2020:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja accusing the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of consistently breaching its statutory duties under the Freedom of Information Act, 2011

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MRA Inducts NHIS into its Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame,’ for Breach of FOI Act

MRA Inducts NHIS into its Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame,’ for Breach of FOI Act Updated

🕔13:24, 6.Jan 2020

Lagos, Monday, 6 January 2020:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) into its “Enhanced Freedom of Information Hall of Shame” for the agency’s dismal performance in the implementation of the FOI Act and pledged

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