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Media Rights Agenda to FG:  Halt clampdown on Online Media

Babatunde Opalana  The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on the Federal Government to halt its reported efforts to shut down online newspapers, blogs and websites perceived to constitute a “threat to national security”.  Describing the move as a brazen violation of the Constitution and Nigeria’s international human rights obligations, MRA threatened

MRA Slam  BPP  over non implementation of FOI Act

Babatunde Opalana A pressure group, Media Rights Agenda has slammed the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) for failing to implement the FOI Act, 2011. The group also criticised the BPP for failing to enforce the transparency provisions in its own enabling Law, the Public Procurement Act (PPA), 2007 and consequently inducted the

MRA inducts National Assembly into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Babatunde Opalana  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has blacklisted the National Assembly and inducted the legislative arm of government into its ‘Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame’ for allegedly abdicating its duty to abide by its own laws and for persistently flouting the provisions of the FOI Act. MRA in a statement