FoI request: Media group mocks customs over non-compliance

Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has inducted the Nigeria Customs Service into its enhanced Freedom of Information, Hall of Shame for its non-compliance with its FOI Act obligations.


The group stressed that by its refusal to be transparent, the Service is unwittingly lending credence to [...]

Sun, 15 September 2019

INEC publishes candidates for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

The Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, has published the names and particulars of all candidates contesting in the 2019 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

This according to INEC is to afford electorates the opportunity to examine the candidates and make any claims [...]

Sun, 15 September 2019

Heavy rains: FCT gardens, patrons count costs By David LAWANI

The rhythm of social life in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, has been on a steady increase with more and more people embracing the vivacity of the outdoors.

Though not as active as found in cosmopolitan cities like Lagos, more residents of the FCT now appreciate the therapeutic benefits th [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019

Nigerians Hail New NDDC Board

...Odubu, Okumagba can make a difference

...Governors Pursuing selfish interest

...Senate Screening begins September

Several Nigerians, particularly from the Niger Delta region, have hailed the compositi [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019

Why APC will rule beyond 2023 - Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has maintained that the ruling party will rule Nigeria beyond 2023 because of its clear majority in elected offices.

Oshiomhole made this disclosure during the meeting of National Working Committee, NWC, with governo [...]

Sun, 25 August 2019

Menace of touts in Abuja parks

Despite the public outcry against the activities of motor park touts and the clamour for their proscription from major parks in the country, this group of persons have continued to exist, constituting menace to the society.





Sat, 24 August 2019

Bayelsa guber: Why we sacked Cross River REC – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained why it rejected the resignation of the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Cross River state, Frankland Briyai, but rather sacked him for using the commission’s facility to announce his guber bid.

The commission, howe [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019

MRA calls for unconditional release of journalist, Halilu, by DSS

Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has condemned the arrest and continued detention of Mr. Ibrahim Halilu, a journalist and former Politics Editor of Daily Trust newspaper, by the Department of State Security, DSS, and called for his immediate and unconditional release. 

The group also called on th [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019


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