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Nigeria: MRA Rejects Government’s Attempt to Regulate Social Media

The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on the Nigerian Government to discontinue its attempt to adopt a “Code of Practice for Interactive Computer...
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Nigeria: IPC Condemns Attacks On Journalists

For immediate release: Wednesday June 1st, 2022: The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria today (Wednesday June 1, 2022) expressed concern over the renewed wave of...
Nigeria 

WPFD 2022: MRA Calls on Government to Create Safe and Conducive Environment for Journalism Practice in Nigeria

Lagos, Tuesday, May 3, 2022: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on governments at all levels in Nigeria to take urgent measures to create...
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Nigeria: MRA Calls on Government to Investigate Attempted Abduction of Journalist

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on April 4, 2022, called on the Federal Government and its relevant law enforcement and security agencies to investigate the...
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Nigeria: Armed Men Raid Radio Station

At about 6.20 am on April 10, 2022, three armed men, suspected to be robbers stormed the premises of a private radio station, Fresh...
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Nigeria: IPC decries attacks on Journalists; Calls for immediate investigations

The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos-Nigeria is concerned about the recent attacks on two Abuja based journalists of Punch Newspapers; Amarachi Orjiude and Solomon...
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The Economic and Political Effects of Twitter Ban in Nigeria

On June 5, 2021, the Nigerian government shut down the social media platform Twitter. Despite several condemnations from regional and global organisations, the Nigerian...
Nigeria 

MRA issues report accusing Buhari administration of breaking promise to ‘fully enforce FOI Act’

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has launched a new report which examines measures, policies and actions of the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration to implement the...
Nigeria 

IPC condemns the gruesome murder of OAP David Ekanem; calls for thorough investigation

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos – Nigeria condemns the reported gruesome murder of David Ekanem, popularly known as ‘Itiat Zion’, a member of...
Nigeria 

Another torrid October as #EndSARS one year memorials trigger a repeat of repression

Exactly one year after security forces unleashed deadly violence on protesters, killing a dozen on October 2020, the police in Nigeria have struck again,...
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11 journalists killed in Africa in less than nine months, AFEX demands a tough response from governments to end the impunity

For the past 273 days spanning January-September 2021, eleven journalists have been killed across sub-Sahara Africa in an orgy of repression that has scores...
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Press Freedom Situation in Africa- April- June 2021

Journalists killed, respectively in DRC, Somalia and Nigeria, Burkina Faso, including a social media activist in Ghana during the period of April-June 2021. This...