Nigerian journalist Peter Nkanga receives death threats

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The Twitter app is seen on a smartphone, Berlin, Germany, 24 April 2021. In Nigeria, access to the service has been blocked due to a government directive. Fabian Sommer/picture alliance via Getty Images

Nigeria’s Twitter ban is in violation of citizens FoE and ATI rights

Media Rights Agenda and International Press Centre consider lodging a formal complaint with the African Union if the Nigerian government does not rescind the ban on Twitter.

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) officials walk toward the site of a clandestine methamphetamine lab busted by the NDLEA, at Obinugwu village, Nigeria, 22 November 2018, STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP via Getty Images

Nigerian journalist beaten unconscious

Alleged members of a drug ring savagely assaulted journalist Frederick Olatunde Odimayo, accusing him of ruining their business.

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari (R) speaks during a meeting with schoolboys who had been abducted, upon their release in Katsina, 18 December 2020, KOLA SULAIMON/AFP via Getty Images

MRA implores Nigerian government to ensure safe environment for journalists

MRA points out that Nigeria’s weak implementation of the FOI Act denies its citizens access to government information.