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Press Release: Stakeholders to Launch National Campaign Against Impunity

🕔10:43, 9.May 2013

LAGOS, THURSDAY, 9 May 2012:  A multi-stakeholder campaign to check impunity in all sectors of the Nigerian society will be launched in Abuja on May 16 by President Goodluck Jonathan. Tagged the “Stop Impunity Nigeria” campaign, the project is a

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MRA Makes FOI Request to National Films and Videos Censors Board over Banned Documentary

🕔15:13, 22.Apr 2013

Lagos, Monday, April 22, 2013: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has made a request under the Freedom of Information Act, 2011 to the National Film and Videos Censors Board (NFVCB) seeking detailed information on the agency’s decision to ban the documentary,

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PRESS RELEASE: MRA Describes Re-arrest of Leadership Newspapers Reporters as “Unwarranted Harassment”

🕔12:22, 16.Apr 2013

Lagos, Tuesday, April 16, 2013: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the re-arrest on April 15 of Mr. Tony Amokeodo and Mr. Chibuzo Ukaibe of Leadership newspaper, describing the action as systematic and unwarranted harassment. MRA called for the immediate

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PRESS RELEASE: MRA Condemns detention of Leadership Newspapers Reporters

🕔12:53, 9.Apr 2013

Tuesday, April 9, 2013: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned Monday’s detention without charge of four media workers with the Leadership newspaper by the Nigeria Police in Abuja over stories published by the newspaper last week. MRA called on the

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Press Release: Media Rights Agenda Condemns Suspension of Wazobia FM, Kano Licence

🕔08:37, 26.Feb 2013

Press Release LAGOS, Monday, February 25, 2013: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the indefinite suspension of the operating licence of Globe Broadcasting and Communications Limited, owners of Wazobia FM in Kano, by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The organization

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Press Release: Joint World Radio Day Statement by NCRC, MRA, IMS and IPC

🕔16:29, 13.Feb 2013

 Joint World Radio Day Statement By The Nigeria Community Radio Coalition (NCRC) Media Rights Agenda  (MRA) The Institute for Media and Society (IMS) and The International Press Centre  (IPC) For immediate release: February 13, 2013 Introduction: The Nigeria Community Radio Coalition

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