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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Media NGOs Condemn Suspension of Daar Communications Licence, Urge NBC to Immediately Reverse the Decision Updated

🕔14:58, 7.Jun 2019

Lagos, Friday, June 7, 2019:  Three media sector non-governmental organizations today condemned yesterday’s suspension by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of the broadcast licence of Daar Communications Limited, owners of the African Independent Television (AIT), Ray Power FM radio and

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NBC Suspends License of Nigeria’s Largest Private Broadcast Network

NBC Suspends License of Nigeria’s Largest Private Broadcast Network

🕔13:02, 7.Jun 2019

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

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AFEX condemns impunity for crimes against journalists

AFEX condemns impunity for crimes against journalists Updated

🕔08:51, 23.Apr 2019

Resolution of the Seventh General Meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) held in Berlin, Germany, on April 7, 2019.  The Seventh General Meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a network of African freedom of

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