The Federal High Court sitting in Kano has dismissed a Freedom of Information (FoI) application seeking accountability and transparency
Plans to establish an online platform that will enable Freedom of Information (FoI) desk officers from federal public institutions share information on the implementation of the FoI have been concluded.
8 Nov 2021
A group, Social Action, in conjunction with the MacArthur Foundation, yesterday, canvassed the effective use of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act to know the budgetary allocation for the Niger Delta Development Commission ..
2 Nov 2021
For allegedly disregarding its duties under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and thereby undermining the public’s right of access to information, Media Rights Agenda ...
28 May 2021
The House of Representatives has said that only 73 of the over 900 public institutions in the country were complying with the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act on the disclosure of information.
23 Feb 2021
Ten years after promulgation, some media stakeholders have alleged arbitrary use of the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act as well as violations by some government agencies. They insisted that access to vital information under the act was being abused by some individuals to blackmail government officials and private business entities. They spoke at a one-day…
6 Dec 2020
The Freedom of Information Act is an expansion of section 39 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended and was signed into law on May 28, 2011 by Goodluck Jonathan administration.
7 Oct 2020
Three days to the governorship election in Ondo State, the incumbent governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and his estranged deputy, Agboola Ajayi, have resorted to a game of blame and wits to win the forthcoming election.
30 Sep 2020
The need for the Federal Government to respect legal frameworks that guarantee access to information, in line with international standards, has become a source of concern to the International Press Centre (IPC).
11 Aug 2020
The media is not doing enough to unravel the mysteries surrounding political and campaign finance in Nigeria as many issues of importance and significant implications for governance remain uninvestigated and unreported.
28 Jul 2020
Nine years after the Freedom of Information Act (FoI) was promulgated, stakeholders in the media industry have expressed concern over journalists’ inability to use the act efficiently.
27 Jul 2020
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the National Assembly to publish reports of investigation of corrupt practices that the legislature conducted since 1999.