MRA, IPC, others condemn fining of media outfits, threaten action
Groups, including the Media Rights Agenda (MRA), International Press Centre (IPC) and Concerned Nigerians, have condemned the sanctioning of three media outfits by the National Broadcasting Commission...
JODER, IPC, MRA condemn Fani-Kayode’s attack on journalist
Nigeria’s foremost media rights group, Journalists for Democratic Rights (JODER), has said that the outburst of former Aviation Minister, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, against a Daily Trust Correspondent...
MRA tasks IGP on alleged brutalisation of journalists
The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has charged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu to restore discipline in the force, saying officers’ constant resort to brutalisation of journalists and other innocent citizens is no longer acceptable.
Group knocks ministry of information over FOI implementation
Media Right Agenda (MRA) has described the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture’s performance of its duties and obligations under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act as appalling.
MRA urges Kano to abolish committee on media conduct
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on the Kano State government to stop the formation of a committee to address alleged professional misconduct and abuse of privilege by media organisations, describing it as unwarranted.
MRA slams NDLEA for non-compliance with FOI Act
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has slammed the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and threatened legal action against it for not complying with the Freedom of Information (FoI) law.
CDHR, MRA, 48 others petition UN, AU over Sowore
Fifty civil society groups, including the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and Socio Economic Rights and Accountability Project...
MRA may sue NNPC over alleged violation of FOI Act
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has vowed to take legal action to compel Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to abide by the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act.
MRA, IMS among 15 global finalists for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards
Two Nigerian non-governmental organisations, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and Institute for Media and Society (IMS) have been named among 15 “Global champions of free expression” that have been shortlisted for the 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards. In a statement issued in London, the U.K-based campaigning organisation, Index on Censorship, announced the…
MRA inducts Council of Legal Education into FoI ‘Hall of Shame’
The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has inducted the Council of Legal Education (CLE) into its “Freedom of Information (FoI) Hall of Shame.” It accused the institution of consistently failing to comply with its duties and obligation under the FoI Act, 2011. A statement signed by a programme officer at MRA, Mr. John Gbadamosi, said: “It…