MRA Inducts NDLEA into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, for Non-Compliance with FOI Act

MRA Inducts NDLEA into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, for Non-Compliance with FOI Act Updated

🕔09:32, 3.Dec 2019

Lagos: Tuesday, December 3, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) into its “Enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, saying its attitude towards the FOI Act smacked of arrogance and lawlessness

Read Full Article
PPDC, MRA Urge Federal Government to Ensure Full Implementation of Open Contracting in Nigeria

PPDC, MRA Urge Federal Government to Ensure Full Implementation of Open Contracting in Nigeria

🕔15:34, 19.Nov 2019

ABUJA, Tuesday, 19 November 2019: The Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) and Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Federal Government to ensure the full implementation of Open Contracting in Nigeria such that procurements records and information are

Read Full Article
MRA Inducts Federal Civil Service Commission into its Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

MRA Inducts Federal Civil Service Commission into its Enhanced ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔09:06, 4.Nov 2019

Lagos, Monday, November 4, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) into its enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame and promised to take legal action against the Commission for its blatant disregard of

Read Full Article

MRA Accuses Code of Conduct Bureau of Self-Contradiction, Blames it for Ineffectiveness of Asset Declaration Regime

🕔09:09, 8.Oct 2019

LAGOS, Tuesday, 8 October 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today accused the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) of contradicting itself in expressing concern over the low level of compliance with the asset declaration regime, saying the Bureau was responsible for

Read Full Article
MRA Inducts CCB into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, Pledges to Sue the Bureau for Violating the FOI Act

MRA Inducts CCB into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, Pledges to Sue the Bureau for Violating the FOI Act Updated

🕔09:47, 2.Oct 2019

LAGOS, Wednesday, October 2, 2019: The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) was today inducted into the “enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) for its persistent refusal to implement the FOI Act, 2011. MRA

Read Full Article

MRA, 49 Civil Society Organisations Renew Call for UN and AU to Intervene to Secure the Immediate Release of Omoyele Sowore

🕔12:51, 27.Sep 2019

LAGOS, Friday, 27 September 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and 49 other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have made a renewed call on the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) to intervene to secure the immediate release of Mr

Read Full Article
MRA Hails European Court of Justice Landmark “Right to be Forgotten” Judgment

MRA Hails European Court of Justice Landmark “Right to be Forgotten” Judgment

🕔09:33, 26.Sep 2019

LAGOS, Thursday, September 26, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today commended the landmark judgment of the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), which on September 24, 2019 resolved the dispute over Google’s responsibility to

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
AFEX Demands Accountability for 2004 Killing of Deyda Hydara, Calls for Prosecution of Ex-President Jammeh of Gambia

AFEX Demands Accountability for 2004 Killing of Deyda Hydara, Calls for Prosecution of Ex-President Jammeh of Gambia

🕔14:49, 24.Jul 2019

ACCRA, GHANA, Wednesday, July 24, 2019:  The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a regional network of freedom of expression organizations, has called on African and world leaders to take immediate steps to bring former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh to

Read Full Article