MRA Sues National Broadcasting Commission, Challenges its Power to Regulate Social Media Platforms

The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja challenging the legal authority of the broadcast regulatory body, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), to regulate and license social media platforms in Nigeria or to determine whether a broadcasting station is patriotic or not. The suit in which MRA is being represented by…

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Nigerian Authorities Must make Journalists Safety Top Priority in October Elections-AMDF

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) is saddened by the attack on Premium Times reporter Samson Adenekan and GeeTV cameraman Offel Nathaniel while covering governorship election in Edo state Nigeria. A group of unidentified men numbered 50 reportedly attacked the journalists who had separately  filmed them attempting to bribe people to vote for their candidate during the just concluded elections…

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