Newspaper Correspondent alleges threat of arrest

Newspaper Correspondent alleges threat of arrest Updated

🕔07:44, 16.Apr 2014

On March 14, 2014, Sebastine Ebhuomhan, the Edo State Chief Correspondent of the “National Mirror” newspaper, went into hiding alleging that the Nigerian Army was planning to arrest and detain him indefinitely. Ebhuomhan disclosed this in a press statement he

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Media Rights Agenda Launches FOI App for Android Devices

Media Rights Agenda Launches FOI App for Android Devices Updated

🕔07:29, 15.Apr 2014

 Lagos, Tuesday, April 15, 2014:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today launched an Application to enable users of android powered mobile devices to download the Freedom of Information Act 2011 to their handsets, tablets and other devices that use the android

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Nigerian arrested and detained for tweets on attempted jailbreak

Nigerian arrested and detained for tweets on attempted jailbreak Updated

🕔14:37, 11.Apr 2014

A 32-year old Nigerian, Onimisi Isiaka Yusuf, using the twitter handle @ciaxon has been arrested in Abuja by the State Security Service (SSS), Nigeria’s domestic intelligence agency, for tweeting and posting picture on twitter on 30 March 2014, about the

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ThisDay Newspaper Correspondent arrested and detained for Facebook posts

ThisDay Newspaper Correspondent arrested and detained for Facebook posts Updated

🕔14:49, 7.Apr 2014

On  March 25, 2014 at about 3.30pm local time, Mr. Reuben Buhari, an Abuja correspondent with the Lagos-based daily, Thisday newspapers was arrested in Kaduna, North-western Nigeria and taken to Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital for interrogation over photographs he posted

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Court Grants EiE Leave to Compel FAAN, First Bank, Coscharis to Disclose Purchase Documents of Bullet Proof cars

Court Grants EiE Leave to Compel FAAN, First Bank, Coscharis to Disclose Purchase Documents of Bullet Proof cars Updated

🕔13:20, 28.Mar 2014

A Federal High Court in Lagos on February 27, 2014 granted Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, a non-governmental organization, leave to apply to the court in three separate suits to compel the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), First Bank of

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Court Orders Minister of Finance to Publish Details of Statutory Transfers

Court Orders Minister of Finance to Publish Details of Statutory Transfers Updated

🕔13:08, 28.Mar 2014

Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, by a Federal High Court in Abuja has been ordered to grant the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) access to the details of the statutory transfers in the 2013 federal budget. This is by the

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Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs Hosts Stockholm Internet Forum 2014

Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs Hosts Stockholm Internet Forum 2014 Updated

🕔13:06, 28.Mar 2014

The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Internet Infrastructure Foundation(IIF) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida),will host the third Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF14) on Internet Freedom for Global Development, in Stockholm, Sweden on May 27and

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MRA Hosts Africa Regional Conference on FOI Implementation

MRA Hosts Africa Regional Conference on FOI Implementation Updated

🕔13:03, 28.Mar 2014

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) will host a two-day Africa Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Implementation on March 18 and 19, 2014 in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, to design strategies for enhancing the effectiveness of access to information laws on

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Africa Regional Conference on Freedom Of Information Implementation Strategy Statement

Africa Regional Conference on Freedom Of Information Implementation Strategy Statement

🕔15:59, 24.Mar 2014

A two-day Africa Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Implementation bringing together over 100 state and non-state actors from Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, was held in Abuja, Nigeria. The conference discussed

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Radio presenter shot and kidnapped

Radio presenter shot and kidnapped Updated

🕔10:59, 14.Mar 2014

On March 13, 2014 at about 2am local time, unknown gunmen broke into the residence of a radio presenter, Mr. Anthony Akatakpo, shot him in the leg and took him to unknown destination. Akatakpo is a popular radio presenter with Wazobia

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