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Tony Nwulu

Coalition warns ex-Reps member again on ‘threats to journalist’

Coalition for Whistle-blower Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) is alarmed at a press statement by Mr. Tony Nwulu wherein he reiterated earlier threats made against our member and Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of OrderPaper Nigeria, Mr. Oke Epia.
The National Assembly division of the Nigeria Police Force has reportedly detained Oke Epia, Editor in Chief of Order Paper.

Police detain journalist over report on politician

The National Assembly division of the Nigeria Police Force has reportedly detained Oke Epia, Editor in Chief of Order Paper.
Precious Owolabi

Media coalition condemns fatal attack on Channels TV reporter

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) condemns the fatal attack on Channels TV reporter, Precious Owolabi, an attack that has resulted in his death. The group demands for immediate action to be taken to investigate and bring to justice the perpetrators of this heinous act.
Marylin Amobi

Coalition seeks federal government’s action against NBET chief

A coalition of civil society groups has called on the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to act on the corruption allegations against the director-general of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC (NBET), Marilyn Amobi, and the alleged victimisation of the whistleblowers at the agency.

MRA condemns military invasion of Daily Trust offices

The Media Rights Agenda has condemned the military invasion of Daily Trust Newspaper offices in Abuja and Maiduguri and the arrest of some of the paper’s journalists on Sunday.

Official: Foreign ministry is FOI-compliant

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned media reports that the Ministry is not in compliance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2011.
Russia 2018

World Cop: MRA sues federal government for failure to disclose official delegation, cost

It also asked the government to provide it with details of their travel expenses, including flights, accommodation, visa costs, living expenses and other allowances, which will be covered by the federal government or through public funds, either in part or in full.

CSOs to monitor spending of $322.5 million Abacha loot

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on Thursday in Lagos said they would closely monitor the spending of the recently repatriated $322.5 million Abacha loot by the federal government.

NOA, CSOs seek citizens’ input in governance

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have advocated the need for Nigeria to ensure good governance, strong anti-corruption crusade and free, fair and credible elections as solutions to the problems facing the country.

MRA inducts national hospital into FOI hall of shame

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has inducted the National Hospital, Abuja into the Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for alleged multiple violation of the provisions of the law, including poor record-keeping practice.

MRA blames Presidency for non-implementation of FOI Act

Rights activists, under the umbrella of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), have indicted the Presidency over non-implementation of the Freedom of Information (FoI).

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The Presidency has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari will not disappoint Nigerians in this second and last term in delivery of his promises.

Presidency: President Buhari will not fail Nigerians

The Presidency has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari will not disappoint Nigerians in this second and last term in delivery of his promises.

Nigeria Customs denies closure of Seme border

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has denied closure of the Seme-Krake border with the Republic of Benin, explaining that the ongoing joint security exercise in the area was to tackle transborder crimes.
Frank Lampard, after two competitive games as Chelsea boss, has acknowledged that “performances and results will define how long I am here”.

Frank Lampard says Chelsea’s misfiring strikers will come good

Frank Lampard insists Chelsea’s misfiring strikers will rediscover their touch in front of goal.
Alex Iwobi is starting on bench as Everton take on Aston Villa on Friday's Premier League fixture.

Alex Iwobi benched as Everton take on Aston Villa

Alex Iwobi is starting on bench as Everton take on Aston Villa on Friday's Premier League fixture.
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is 'happy' to be studying business and management at the De Montfort University (DMU).

Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi studying business and management at UK university

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is 'happy' to be studying business and management at the De Montfort University (DMU).