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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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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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MRA Names Federal Ministry of Information Recipient of ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Award

MRA Names Federal Ministry of Information Recipient of ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Award Updated

🕔08:35, 17.Jul 2017

Lagos, Monday, July 17, 2017: The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture today joined the growing list of public officials and institutions accused of undermining the effectiveness of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 as Media Rights Agenda (MRA)

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MRA Names NNPC Recipient of ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Award Updated

🕔10:10, 10.Jul 2017

Lagos, Monday, 10 July 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as the latest inductee into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for the corporation’s “persistent and unjustifiable violation of the provisions

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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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