MRA Inducts NCAA into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses It of Wasting Public Funds to Advance a Culture of Secrecy

MRA Inducts NCAA into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses It of Wasting Public Funds to Advance a Culture of Secrecy Updated

🕔08:53, 21.Aug 2017

Lagos, Monday, 21 August 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today conferred the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with membership of its Freedom of Information (FOI) “Hall of Shame”, accusing the agency of wasting public funds to advance a culture of

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MRA Inducts Presidency into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses it of Gross Failure of Leadership

MRA Inducts Presidency into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses it of Gross Failure of Leadership Updated

🕔09:23, 14.Aug 2017

Lagos, Monday, 14 August 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Presidency as the latest inductee into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, accusing it of “a gross failure of leadership” and setting a bad example for

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MRA Names National Assembly Inductee into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

MRA Names National Assembly Inductee into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔08:28, 7.Aug 2017

Lagos, Monday, August 7, 2017:  It is scandalous that a Government institution constitutionally charged with making Laws for the peace, order and good governance of Nigeria is abdicating its duty to abide by its own Laws, Media Rights Agenda (MRA)

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ICFJ Calls for Entries for Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

ICFJ Calls for Entries for Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship Updated

🕔13:58, 3.Aug 2017

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), is calling for applications for the Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship. The Fellowship is to improve news coverage of child health and form a global

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MRA Inducts Federal Ministry of Education into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for Undermining the FOI Act

MRA Inducts Federal Ministry of Education into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for Undermining the FOI Act Updated

🕔09:23, 31.Jul 2017

Lagos, Monday, July 31, 2017: For consistently failing to comply with its duties and obligations under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 over the last six years and repeatedly violating the public’s right of access to information, the Federal

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Another Ikeja High Court Judge Inducted into the ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

🕔09:10, 24.Jul 2017

Lagos, Monday, July 24, 2017:  Another Ikeja High Court judge, Justice Iyabo Akinkugbe, was today inducted into the “FOI Hall of Shame” for her recent decision which has the effect of barring requesters who have been ignored by public institutions

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Communique on ToT Workshop for CSOs on the OGP Process Updated

🕔14:33, 19.Jul 2017

Communique on ToT Workshop for CSOs on the OGP Process Training of Trainers Workshop on the Open Government Partnership (OGP) for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Nigeria Organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) In partnership with Media Rights

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AFEX Calls for Immediate End to Impunity for Crimes against Journalists in Africa

🕔11:47, 6.Jul 2017

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a network of African freedom of expression groups, has expressed serious concerns about the increased incidents of attacks against journalists, media practitioners and free expression advocates on the continent and called upon governments

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MRA Launches ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Names Ikeja High Court Justice Okuwobi First Inductee

MRA Launches ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Names Ikeja High Court Justice Okuwobi First Inductee Updated

🕔15:47, 4.Jul 2017

Lagos, Tuesday, July 4, 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) yesterday in Lagos launched the “FOI Hall of Shame” aimed at focusing attention on public officials and institutions undermining the effectiveness of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 through their

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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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