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AFEX condemns impunity for crimes against journalists

AFEX condemns impunity for crimes against journalists Updated

🕔08:51, 23.Apr 2019

Resolution of the Seventh General Meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) held in Berlin, Germany, on April 7, 2019.  The Seventh General Meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a network of African freedom of

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MRA Criticizes President Buhari’s Refusal to Assent to Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

MRA Criticizes President Buhari’s Refusal to Assent to Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

🕔15:17, 22.Mar 2019

LAGOS, Friday, March 22, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today criticized the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, describing his reasons as illogical and evidence of his Administration’s unwillingness to uphold and protect the freedom of expression and other

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Lawyers Urge Supreme Court to Expedite Hearing of Appeals in FOI Cases

Lawyers Urge Supreme Court to Expedite Hearing of Appeals in FOI Cases Updated

🕔10:02, 11.Mar 2019

Lagos, Monday, March 11, 2019:  Lawyers have called on the Supreme Court to expedite the hearing of the appeals arising from freedom of information cases that are presently pending before it in order to clear up the controversy over the

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Media Rights Agenda Hosts Workshop for Lawyers on FOI Litigation

Media Rights Agenda Hosts Workshop for Lawyers on FOI Litigation Updated

🕔10:06, 28.Feb 2019

Lagos, Thursday, February 28, 2019:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) will host a two-day sensitization and training workshop for lawyers from across Nigeria on March 5 and 6, 2019 to enhance their effectiveness in litigating Freedom of Information (FOI) and Freedom of

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MRA Publishes Compilation of Rulings and Judgments in FOI Cases

MRA Publishes Compilation of Rulings and Judgments in FOI Cases

🕔11:32, 14.Feb 2019

Lagos, Thursday, February 14, 2019:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today launched a compilation of decisions of various courts in Freedom of Information (FOI) cases in Nigeria over the last seven years, saying the publication was intended to enhance the effectiveness

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MRA Urges Nigerians to Use Radio as a Tool for Building Peace

MRA Urges Nigerians to Use Radio as a Tool for Building Peace Updated

🕔09:03, 13.Feb 2019

LAGOS, Wednesday, February 13, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on Nigerians to use radio as a tool for building peace across political, economic, religious and ethnic divides particularly at this period when Nigeria is holding general elections to

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MRA Urges President Muhammadu Buhari to Assent to Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

MRA Urges President Muhammadu Buhari to Assent to Digital Rights and Freedom Bill Updated

🕔10:42, 7.Feb 2019

LAGOS, Thursday, February 7, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, saying it will be a major legacy of his Presidency which will benefit millions of

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MRA, IMS Named Among 15 Global Finalists for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards

🕔14:00, 15.Jan 2019

Lagos, January 15, 2019:  Two Nigerian non-governmental organizations, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Institute for Media and Society (IMS) were today named among 15 “Global champions of free expression” that have been shortlisted for the 2019 Index on Censorship

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MRA Condemns Raid on Daily Trust, Calls for Punitive Measures against Perpetrators

MRA Condemns Raid on Daily Trust, Calls for Punitive Measures against Perpetrators

🕔13:23, 7.Jan 2019

LAGOS, Monday, January 7, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the military invasion, occupation and takeover of the Abuja and Maiduguri offices of Daily Trust newspaper and called on the Federal Government to take punitive action against the perpetrators

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MRA Names Ministry of Defence 70th Inductee into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔05:00, 3.Dec 2018

LAGOS, Monday, December 3, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Ministry of Defence as the 70th inductee into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, accusing the Ministry of refusing to submit itself to civilian oversight by

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