Sowore’s Release: MRA, 49 CSOs Renew Call for UN, AU’s Intervention

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and 49 other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have made a renewed call on the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) to intervene to secure the immediate release of Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Sowore, a prominent journalist, human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner who was arrested on 3 August 2019 for […]

Election Update 2019: Exercise Restraint, UN, AU, ECOWAS Tell Parties

The United Nations, African Union and ECOWAS have urged political parties to exercise restraint as the Independent National Electoral Commission announces the results of the presidential and National Assembly elections. In a statement by the international bodies made available on Tuesday by the ECOWAS Commission, they also urged candidates to continue to exercise patience for […]


Fight Against Corruption Non-Negotiable—Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said there will be no compromise in his government’s anti corruption crusade. Buhari made this known when the former President of South Africa and Chairman of the AU/ECA High-Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa,Thabo Mbeki visited him. “For my administration, fighting corruption and Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) in Nigeria […]