Experts caution government officials over FoI requests
Experts have advocated a paradigm shift in handling the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act to fully maximize its benefits of tackling corruption in the country.
Group sends FoI request on surveillance regime to NCC
Paradigm Initiative has asked the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to provide information on the Nigerian surveillance and interception regime.
Important role of the court in unraveling Nigeria’s surveillance regime
On December 10, 2018, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja ruled against the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in a Freedom of Information (FOI) suit brought before it by Pan African Digital Rights organization, Paradigm Initiative.
NACS committee members urged not to compromise, as stakeholders decry low compliance to FoI Act
Newly inaugurated members of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) on the Implementation of the National Anti- Corruption Strategy, 2017- 2021 (NACS), have been charged not to compromise in discharge of their national assignment, rather, to ensure that they work strictly according to the mandate given to them as enshrined in the Action Plan…
MRA accuses FG of backing public institutions to flout FoI Act
The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) yesterday accused the Federal Government of condoning unbridled impunity by hundreds of public institutions that have refused to implement the Freedom of Information Act (FoI) Act, 2011 or comply with their obligations under the law.
FOI Act applies to states, says appeal court
Appeal Court, Akure Division, has held that the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act applies to states, when it comes to issues of accountability and public interest.
MRA accuses TCN of breaching FOI Acts
The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has accused the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) of breaching the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.The MRA’s Programme Manager in charge of Digital Rights, Eseohe Ojo, disclosed this in a statement.