Media Rights Monitor

Suspected Smugglers Beat Journalist to Coma

Yomi-Olomofe courtsey, Vanguard media

On June 25, 2015, some men, suspected to be smugglers beat Yomi Olomofe, the Executive Director of the Badagry based Prime Magazine to a state of coma. They accused him of reporting their activities at the Seme-Badagry border. Olomofe was reportedly battered by the suspected smugglers on the premises of …

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MRA Calls on President Buhari to Secure Membership of the Open Government Partnership for Nigeria

Lagos, Friday, June 26, 2015:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on President Muhammadu Buhari to assert Nigeria’s leadership on the African continent by taking urgent steps to secure its membership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) ahead of his scheduled meeting with United States President Barack Obama in Washington …

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