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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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MRA Calls on SSS to Charge Tega Oghenedoro to Court or Release Him

MRA Calls on SSS to Charge Tega Oghenedoro to Court or Release Him Updated

🕔07:52, 25.Sep 2014

LAGOS: Wednesday, September 24, 2014: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the State Security Service (SSS) and the Niger State government to immediately charge Tega Oghenedoro, the journalist arrested for allegedly demanding N50 Million bribe, to a court of competent

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Press Statement: Stop Impunity Campaign Commends Lagos State Government Over Inquiry Into July 4 Rampage by Soldiers

Press Statement: Stop Impunity Campaign Commends Lagos State Government Over Inquiry Into July 4 Rampage by Soldiers Updated

🕔07:05, 15.Sep 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lagos, Monday, September 15, 2014:  The Stop Impunity Nigeria (SIN) Campaign today commended the Lagos State Government for setting up a Tribunal of Inquiry into the road traffic accident in which a soldier was killed in the

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MRA Condemns Renewed Onslaught on Nigerian Press by Jonathan Administration Updated

🕔09:04, 9.Jun 2014

Lagos, Saturday, June 7, 2014: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the renewed onslaught on the Nigerian Press by the Goodluck Jonathan Administration with the arrest of newspaper workers, detention of media vehicles, confiscation of thousands of copies of newspapers

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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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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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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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MRA Hosts Africa Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Implementation

MRA Hosts Africa Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Implementation Updated

🕔09:26, 14.Mar 2014

Lagos, Friday, March 14, 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

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