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Correspondent Detained, Released but Laptop Siezed

Correspondent Detained, Released but Laptop Siezed

🕔10:35, 11.Jun 2013

On June 6, 2013 at about 9PM local time, Mr. Emmanuel Unah, a reporter for the Cross River Watch, an online news platform, was arrested by security operatives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Headquarters,  in Calabar, Cross River State

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Constitutional Lawyers Launch Publication on Transparency, Accountability

🕔10:21, 11.Jun 2013

The Access to Information (ATI) committee of the African Network of Constitutional Lawyers (ANCL) has launched a new publication on transparency and accountability in Africa entitled  Access to Information in Africa; Law, Culture and Practice. The publication details progress made

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UNESCO Calls for Proposals to Evaluate Project on Local Radios, ICTs

🕔10:12, 11.Jun 2013

UNESCO is inviting external independent evaluators to assess the implementation of a project on “Empowering Local Radios with ICTs”, and to produce a mid-term external evaluation report. The report is required to evaluate the relevance of objectives and progress made

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Journalists Form Network to Campaign against Impunity

🕔09:52, 11.Jun 2013

A group of journalists drawn from the print and broadcast media in different parts of Nigeria have formed a network to campaign against impunity in the country. The 22 journalists who attended a one-day capacity-building workshop held in Asaba, Delta

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Press Release: Media Rights Agenda Makes FOI Request for Details of Nigerian Export Promotion Council Properties Sold Nationwide

🕔09:21, 6.Jun 2013

Lagos, Wednesday, June 5, 2013: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has made a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) seeking detailed information on its landed properties nationwide and those recently sold under its current management.

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Press Release: Media Rights Agenda Commends Judiciary for Upholding Right to Information for Citizens

🕔12:36, 28.May 2013

Lagos, Tuesday, 28, May 2013:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today applauded the Nigerian Judiciary for its unwavering vindication of the right of citizens to access information under the Freedom of Information Act, 2011, saying it appeared that the effective implementation

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Nigeria State Security Service (SSS) Threatens Punch Newspaper Journalist

🕔09:54, 28.May 2013

On May 27, 2013, Nigeria’s intelligence agency, the State Security Service (SSS), detained Mr. Segun Olatunji, the Ogun State Correspondent of The Punch newspaper in south west Nigeria. Mr. Olatunji said he was tricked by a fellow journalist, Mr. Kehinde

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Newspaper Correspondent Assaulted by Policemen

🕔12:02, 21.May 2013

On May 14, 2013, two policemen attached to the Sabo Police Division in Lagos assaulted Mr. Samson Folarin, a correspondent with ‘The Punch’ newspaper while he was taking photographs of one of the policemen in a brawl with a commercial

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Stop Impunity in Nigeria (S.I.N) Documentary

🕔08:55, 21.May 2013

Kindly click on the link to view a documentary on the state of Impunity in Nigeria. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJxWYdFeltA&feature=youtu.be

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Stop Impunity in Nigeria (S.I.N) Campaign Launch – Pictures

🕔14:43, 20.May 2013

The Stop Impunity in Nigeria (S.I.N) campaign was launched on May 16, 2013 at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre Abuja by the Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku. Find below some pictures from the event.    

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