Monthly Archives: March 2013

Freedom Of Information Law Report

FOI Act Cannot be Applied Retrospectively, Judge Rules In the High Court of Lagos State In the Ikeja Judicial Division Before Justice Y.O. Idowu (Mrs.) Sitting at Court No. 10, General Civil Division Ikeja Wednesday, 14th March 2012 Suit No. ID/211/2009 Between: Incorporated Trustees of the Citizens Assistance Centre  ) …

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UNEP Council Agrees to Create Access to Information Policy

The Governing Council of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) on February 22, 2013 agreed to create an access to information policy and increase participation of stakeholders and civil society. The draft decision was adopted by the Governing Council in Nairobi, Kenya after encouragement by an information group of Non-Governmental …

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Eisaku Sato Essay Contest Receiving Submissions

The Eisaku Sato Memorial Foundation for Cooperation with the United Nations University is receiving submissions for the 29th Eisaku Sato Essay Contest.  The contest is open to anyone who has an interest in both the United Nations University and the designated contest topic. The topic for the 2013 contest is …

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Pastor Bans Journalist from Church

Senior Pastor of Lagos-based ‘Household of God’ church, Rev Kris Okotie, was reported to have barred Mr. Biodun Kupoluyi, the publisher of E24/7 magazine, from attending his church after the journalist wrote a story alleging that the pastor was dating an undergraduate named Miss Naomi Hoffman. Kupoluyi, who is not …

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