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15 Sep
Embattled microblogging platform, Twitter, has reached out to and assured Nigerians that it has not stopped engaging with the government on ways to resolve its ban in the country.
24 Aug
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has filed a suit at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja over failure of the Federal Government to investigate and prosecute killers of 11 journalists between 1998 and 2019.
10 Aug
Stakeholders have called for a deepening of media practice to meet global standard.
22 Jun
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on the police to ensure that, henceforth, all attacks on journalists and other media workers are properly investigated and perpetrators brought to justice.
21 Jun
Five non-governmental organizations and four journalists have filed a suit against the Federal Government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja asking it to declare the indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria a violation of their human rights under international law, order the Government to immediately rescind the suspension order, and compensate them…
8 Jun
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC), yesterday, joined other Nigerians to condemn Federal Government’s indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria and threatened to lodge a formal complaint before the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN), if the government does not immediately rescind its decision.
4 May
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has urged Federal Government to ease access to information for citizens as well as create a conducive environment for journalists and media workers to safely carry out their professional duties.
22 Apr
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on the Federal Government to investigate the alleged threat to the life of Daily Nigerian publisher, Jaafar Jafaar.
13 Apr
Media Rights Agenda has concluded plans to build lawyers’ capacity on the safety of journalists, to help end attacks and intimidation of media practitioners.
21 Feb
Given the sensitive duties of journalists in giving vent to the constitutionally guaranteed freedom of expression for which the institution has been dubbed the fourth estate of the realm...
10 Nov 2020
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, challenging the powers of the National Broadcasting Commission...
7 Nov 2020
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has urged the Federal Government to launch a transparent and independent investigation into the death of Mr. Pelumi Onifade, a reporter with Gboah TV, an online television channel, who was reportedly arrested by officers attached to the Lagos State Task Force while covering the #EndSARS protests, and was later found dead…

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