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Media NGOs Call on the Nigerian Government to Ensure Enabling Environment for Media Practice

Media NGOs Call on the Nigerian Government to Ensure Enabling Environment for Media Practice Updated

🕔12:27, 4.May 2017

LAGOS, May 3, 2017: On the occasion of the 2017 World Press Freedom Day, a coalition of media advocacy organizations in Nigeria under the aegis of the Partnership for Media and Democracy in Nigeria (PAMED) is calling on the Federal

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AFEX Petitions AU Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression to Intervene in Cameroon Crisis

AFEX Petitions AU Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression to Intervene in Cameroon Crisis Updated

🕔12:07, 21.Apr 2017

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), on April 13, 2017 petitioned the African Union (AU) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Ms. Faith Pansy Tlakula, to intervene in the deteriorating freedom of expression and human

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18 NGOs file an intervention before France’s highest court on dangers of the ‘right to be forgotten’

18 NGOs file an intervention before France’s highest court on dangers of the ‘right to be forgotten’ Updated

🕔08:51, 19.Apr 2017

Today, 18 expert non-governmental organisations from across the world have filed legal submissions before France’s highest court, the Council of State (Conseil d’État), raising serious concerns about a ruling of France’s data protection authority, la Commission nationaleinformatique et libertés (“CNIL”),

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World Radio Day 2017: MRA Calls on Government and Others to Support Community Radio Sector

World Radio Day 2017: MRA Calls on Government and Others to Support Community Radio Sector

🕔13:43, 13.Feb 2017

LAGOS, February 13, 2017:  On the occasion of the World Radio Day 2017, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) is calling on the government, regulatory bodies and other stakeholders to institute a package of support to the community radio sector in Nigeria

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CSO Committee Express Support for Federal Government’s Anti-Corruption War

CSO Committee Express Support for Federal Government’s Anti-Corruption War Updated

🕔10:56, 15.Sep 2016

Abuja, 15 September 2016. The Civil Society (CSO) Advisory Committee for the European Union (EU) funded Project, “Support to Anti-Corruption in Nigeria”, has restated its strong support for the Federal Government’s war against corruption, saying most of the criticisms of

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AFEX Members Reaffirm Commitment to Digital Rights in Africa

AFEX Members Reaffirm Commitment to Digital Rights in Africa Updated

🕔10:46, 8.Sep 2016

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a continental network of the most prominent African freedom of expression organizations, has reaffirmed its commitment to digital rights in Africa following its 4th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Grahamstown, South Africa

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FOI Advocates Ask World Bank To Reverse Downgrade of Its Access to Information Programme

FOI Advocates Ask World Bank To Reverse Downgrade of Its Access to Information Programme Updated

🕔10:39, 9.Jun 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016:  African Freedom of Information (FOI) advocates, supported by their counterparts around the world, have launched a campaign for a reversal of the decision by the World Bank to downgrade its access to information programme. In a

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Open Alliance Commends President Buhari for Committing to Open Government Partnership

🕔10:39, 16.May 2016

Lagos, Sunday, May 15, 2016: The Open Alliance, a coalition of Nigerian civil society groups that seeks transparency in governance and public finance has commended Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari for publicly committing to make the West African nation a member of the

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MRA Criticizes Removal of Chief Executives of NBC, Federal Government Media

MRA Criticizes Removal of Chief Executives of NBC, Federal Government Media

🕔13:44, 16.Feb 2016

LAGOS: Tuesday, February 16, 2016: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today criticized yesterday’s removal of the Chief Executives of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and five Federal Government-owned media and advocacy institutions by the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, describing

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PAMED Asks Nigerian Senate to Drop Frivolous Petitions Bill

PAMED Asks Nigerian Senate to Drop Frivolous Petitions Bill Updated

🕔08:19, 9.Dec 2015

The Partnership for Media and Democracy in Nigeria (PAMED) has carefully studied the content of the Frivolous Petitions (Prohibition, etc.) Bill, 2015 sponsored by Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, representing Kebbi South Senatorial District. Following the painstaking study, the PAMED comprising

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