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AFEX Members in Nigeria Call on the Government to Facilitate Internet Access for all Citizens

LAGOS, September 28, 2023: Three freedom of expression and media development organizations today issued a joint call on Federal and State Governments to take...

MRA Urges Incoming Nigerian to Make Transparency the Cornerstone of Nigeria’s Democracy

LAGOS, Sunday, May 28, 2023: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on incoming President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to make transparency and accountability the cornerstone...

World Press Freedom Day 2023: MRA Calls on Nigerian government to ensure adequate protection for media freedom

LAGOS, Wednesday, May 3, 2023: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Federal Government to ensure adequate protection for media freedom in law and...

TV Cameraman Brutalised by Hoodlums at Ruling Party Campaign Rally

A cameraman with Trust Television, Mr. Taiwo Yishau, was on February 21, 2023 brutalised by some hoodlums at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos...

World Radio Day: MRA Calls on Government, Regulator to Embark on Comprehensive Reform of Broadcast Sector

Lagos, Monday, February 13, 2023:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Federal Government and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to take advantage...

Sharia court in Nigeria sentences Islamic cleric to death for blasphemy

On December 15, 2022, an upper Sharia Court in Kano convicted an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara of blasphemy by defaming the personality...

MRA Condemns Arrest and Detention of Broadcast Journalist by Police

Lagos, Friday, October 14, 2022:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has condemned yesterday’s arrest and detention of Ilorin-based broadcast journalists, Mr. Dare Akogun, by the...