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MRA Calls on President Buhari to Secure Membership of the Open Government Partnership for Nigeria Updated

🕔08:01, 26.Jun 2015

Lagos, Friday, June 26, 2015:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on President Muhammadu Buhari to assert Nigeria’s leadership on the African continent by taking urgent steps to secure its membership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) ahead of his

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Court Orders First Bank to Disclose Details of Loan to NCAA for Purchase of Bullet Proof Cars for Stella Oduah

Court Orders First Bank to Disclose Details of Loan to NCAA for Purchase of Bullet Proof Cars for Stella Oduah Updated

🕔12:20, 16.Jun 2015

Lagos, Tuesday, June 16, 2015: A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered First Bank of Nigeria Plc to disclose details of the loan facility it granted the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for the 2013 purchase of two bullet-proof BMW

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FOI: Coscharis Motors Appeals Court Order to Disclose Purchase Documents of Bullet Proof Cars to EIE

FOI: Coscharis Motors Appeals Court Order to Disclose Purchase Documents of Bullet Proof Cars to EIE Updated

🕔12:35, 15.Jun 2015

Lagos, Monday, June 15, 2015: Coscharis Motors Limited has lodged an appeal against the order of a Federal High Court in Lagos directing it to disclose to Enough is Enough (EIE) Nigeria information requested by the organization on the 2013

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MRA Calls on Buhari’s Government to Strengthen FOI Implementation as Part of Anti-Corruption War

MRA Calls on Buhari’s Government to Strengthen FOI Implementation as Part of Anti-Corruption War

🕔12:48, 11.Jun 2015

Lagos, May 29, 2015:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on President Muhammadu Buhari to make the effective implementation of the Freedom of Information Act a major pillar of his anti-corruption crusade, contending that it is the most effective instrument

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Court Grants Media Rights Agenda Leave to Sue House of Reps over Records of Committee Investigation into Purchase of 2 Bulletproof BMW cars

Court Grants Media Rights Agenda Leave to Sue House of Reps over Records of Committee Investigation into Purchase of 2 Bulletproof BMW cars Updated

🕔11:51, 14.Apr 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015: A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted Media Rights Agenda (MRA) leave to apply for an order to compel the House of Representatives of the National Assembly to furnish it with transcripts of the proceedings

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DRC: AFEX condemns arrest and detention of journalists, accuses Congolese authorities of assault on free expression

DRC: AFEX condemns arrest and detention of journalists, accuses Congolese authorities of assault on free expression

🕔15:03, 19.Mar 2015

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply appalled by recent acts of harassment and intimidation of journalists by Government authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In particular, AFEX condemns the arrest and detention on March 15

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FOI Suits: Court Orders 2 LG Councils in Delta State to Disclose Budgets, Approved Projects

FOI Suits: Court Orders 2 LG Councils in Delta State to Disclose Budgets, Approved Projects

🕔13:02, 18.Feb 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015:  A Federal High Court in Asaba today issued an order of mandamus compelling two local government councils in Delta State –  the Oshimili South and the Ika South Local Government Areas – to disclose to a

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MRA, PPDC to Appeal Ruling Striking Out Suit Against NCAA Over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

🕔15:04, 28.Oct 2014

Lagos, Tuesday, October 28, 2014: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) said today that they have instructed their lawyers to appeal yesterday’s ruling by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos

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Court Fixes Judgment for October 27 in MRA, PPDC Suit against NCAA over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

Court Fixes Judgment for October 27 in MRA, PPDC Suit against NCAA over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

🕔13:56, 24.Oct 2014

Lagos, Wednesday, October 22, 2014: A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will deliver judgment on October 27 in a suit filed against the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Public and Private Development

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APAI Working Group Asks AU, UNESCO to Proclaim September 28 Right to Information Day Updated

🕔14:57, 26.Sep 2014

Windhoek, Namibia, 26 September 2014:  As information activists around the world celebrate the right to information on 28 September, the African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) has reiterated its call to UNESCO and the African Union (AU) to formally

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