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Attacks

MRA Accuses Federal Government of Losing its Way, Urges it to Abandon its Preoccupation with Controlling Social Media

Lagos, Wednesday, February 5, 2020: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today accused the Federal Government of hopelessly losing its way, and called on it to abandon its fruitless preoccupation with controlling social media content in Nigeria. It urged the Government to retrace its steps by focusing on its primary purpose, which …

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MRA Calls on Government to Introduce and Implement Policies and Legislation that Ensure Safety of Journalists

LAGOS, Monday, December 23, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Nigerian Government to adopt and implement policies and laws instituting preventive measures aimed at eliminating or reducing attacks against journalists and ensuring routine but diligent prosecution of perpetrators of attacks against journalists. According to the organization, by …

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48 human rights and press freedom organisations worldwide call upon UN and AU Special Mechanisms to intervene in arbitrary detention of #RevolutionNow protest leader

Forty-eight international and Nigerian human rights and press freedom organisations have filed an urgent appeal to the United Nations and African Union Special Mechanisms calling for their intervention in the arbitrary arrest and detention of Nigerian journalist and human rights defender Mr Omoyele Sowore. Mr Sowore is a prominent journalist, …

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NBC Suspends License of Nigeria’s Largest Private Broadcast Network

On June 6, 2019, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Nigeria’s broadcast regulator, suspended indefinitely the broadcast license of Daar Communications PLC, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT), RayPower FM radio and Faaji FM radio, for alleged failure to abide by the provisions of the Nigerian Broadcasting Code. Daar Communications is …

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EFCC Invades Newspaper House, Groups Condemn Action

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 Lagos, claiming to have “orders from above” to seal up …

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