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Sample Freedom of Information Request Letter Updated

🕔12:55, 10.Feb 2015

Sample Freedom of Information Request Letter Your Name Your Address Your Telephone Number Your E-mail Address Date The Freedom of Information Officer (You may also choose to address the letter to the head of the institution, namely: the Permanent Secretary,

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Federal Government Release Grant to Nollywood

Federal Government Release Grant to Nollywood Updated

🕔15:41, 17.Dec 2013

The Federal Government of Nigeria has given 40 practitioners in the Nigerian film industry, otherwise known as  Nollywood, various grants under a recently launched capacity training fund of the presidential intervention scheme for the industry, also known as Project ACT

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UNESCO Launches Video on Global Alliance on Media and Gender

UNESCO Launches Video on Global Alliance on Media and Gender Updated

🕔10:30, 14.Nov 2013

As part of efforts to promote gender equality in the Media, the United Nations Educational and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) and its partners have launched a video calling for action on gender equality and women’s empowerment in and through media in

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Broadcast Regulator Bans Airing of Music Videos with Alleged Erotic Lyrics

Broadcast Regulator Bans Airing of Music Videos with Alleged Erotic Lyrics Updated

🕔09:58, 28.Jan 2013

On January 24, 2013, Nigeria’s broadcast industry regulator, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), reportedly banned a number of music videos from being broadcast on Nigeria’s free-to-air terrestrial television stations for allegedly containing erotic lyrics and scenes, promoting nudity and for

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MRA Organizes Workshop on Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

MRA Organizes Workshop on Digital Rights and Freedom Bill Updated

🕔14:51, 22.Jun 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) is organising an intensive two-day advocacy workshop for representatives of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to build their capacity to advocate on the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill. The workshop, which is scheduled to take place in

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UNDP Partners MRA to Conduct CSO Training on Open Government Partnership

UNDP Partners MRA to Conduct CSO Training on Open Government Partnership Updated

🕔14:42, 20.Jun 2017

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria, in partnership with Media Rights Agenda (MRA), will hold a Training of Trainers workshop on the Open Government Partnership (OGP) for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from across Nigeria on July 10 and

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High Court Adjourns for Hearing of Preliminary Objection

High Court Adjourns for Hearing of Preliminary Objection Updated

🕔15:04, 16.Jun 2017

A Lagos State High Court has adjourned for hearing a preliminary objection raised by the Lagos State Ministry of Health to the Freedom of Information (FOI) suit filed against it by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) over its failure to grant

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ACHPR Chairperson Asks African States to End Network Disruptions

ACHPR Chairperson Asks African States to End Network Disruptions Updated

🕔09:36, 16.Jun 2017

Advocate Pansy Tlakula, Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, has called on African Governments to refrain from interrupting or limiting access to telecommunication

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MRA, KICTANet, MFWA Launch Policy Brief on Network Disruptions

MRA, KICTANet, MFWA Launch Policy Brief on Network Disruptions Updated

🕔09:00, 16.Jun 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA), the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTaneT), and the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) on May 30, 2017 launched a policy brief on network disruptions entitled “Don’t Hit The Switch: Making The Case Against Network Disruptions

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Free Press Unlimited Announces Press Entries for Awards 

Free Press Unlimited Announces Press Entries for Awards  Updated

🕔08:21, 16.Jun 2017

Free Press Unlimited has announced the third edition of the Frees Press Awards aimed at celebrating the work of the best journalists and media professionals. The award will recognise the exceptional work in the categories of Newcomer of the Year

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East African Appellate Court Orders Reconstitution of Trial Court in a Right to Freedom of Expression Suit

East African Appellate Court Orders Reconstitution of Trial Court in a Right to Freedom of Expression Suit Updated

🕔08:04, 16.Jun 2017

The Appellate Division of the East African Court of Justice in Arusha Tanzania, has ordered the reconstitution of the First Instance Division of the Court that heard a preliminary objection filed by the Attorney-General of Uganda against an application by

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Don’t Hit the Switch: Making the Case against Network Disruptions in Africa

Don’t Hit the Switch: Making the Case against Network Disruptions in Africa

🕔11:54, 15.Jun 2017

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Ikeja High Court Reserves Ruling on FOI Suit

Ikeja High Court Reserves Ruling on FOI Suit Updated

🕔08:15, 15.Jun 2017

Justice Iyabode Olamide Akinkugbe of the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja will on July 15, 2017 deliver her verdict in an application filed by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) seeking leave to apply for judicial review in a Freedom of

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EFCC Invades Newspaper House, Groups Condemn Action

EFCC Invades Newspaper House, Groups Condemn Action Updated

🕔14:17, 13.Jun 2017

In the early hours of June 12, 2017, heavily armed operatives from Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), invaded the head office of Sun Publishing Limited, publishers of The Sun newspaper  in the Apapa area of

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