ITU Selects Nigeria’s First Lady to Champion Child Online Protection

🕔12:08, 12.Jun 2013

Nigeria’s First Lady  and President of the African First Ladies Peace Mission, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has been appointed by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Multilateral Partnership against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) to champion the Union’s Global Child Online

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AU to Mark Africa Public Service Day

🕔11:59, 12.Jun 2013

The Africa Union (AU) will mark this year’s African Public Service Day (APSD) celebration with a week-long conference with the theme: African Public Service in the Age of Open Government: Giving Voice to Citizen scheduled to hold from June 17

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Press Release: Lagos State Records Bureau Honours MRA’s Executive Director

🕔15:47, 11.Jun 2013

Lagos, Tuesday, June 11, 2013:  The Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr. Edetaen Ojo, was today honoured by the Lagos State Records and Archives Bureau (LASRAB) in recognition of his crusade for Freedom of Information in Nigeria and

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Freedom of Information Law Reports (6)

🕔11:55, 11.Jun 2013

All Public Institutions Must Prepare Themselves for the Effective Implementation of the FOI Act, Says Judge In the Federal High Court Holden at Lagos, Nigeria On Tuesday the 2nd Day of October, 2012 Before the Honourable Justice M.B. Idris, Judge

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Correspondent Detained, Released but Laptop Siezed

🕔10:35, 11.Jun 2013

On June 6, 2013 at about 9PM local time, Mr. Emmanuel Unah, a reporter for the Cross River Watch, an online news platform, was arrested by security operatives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Headquarters,  in Calabar, Cross River State

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Constitutional Lawyers Launch Publication on Transparency, Accountability

🕔10:21, 11.Jun 2013

The Access to Information (ATI) committee of the African Network of Constitutional Lawyers (ANCL) has launched a new publication on transparency and accountability in Africa entitled  Access to Information in Africa; Law, Culture and Practice. The publication details progress made

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UNESCO Calls for Proposals to Evaluate Project on Local Radios, ICTs

🕔10:12, 11.Jun 2013

UNESCO is inviting external independent evaluators to assess the implementation of a project on “Empowering Local Radios with ICTs”, and to produce a mid-term external evaluation report. The report is required to evaluate the relevance of objectives and progress made

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Journalists Form Network to Campaign against Impunity

🕔09:52, 11.Jun 2013

A group of journalists drawn from the print and broadcast media in different parts of Nigeria have formed a network to campaign against impunity in the country. The 22 journalists who attended a one-day capacity-building workshop held in Asaba, Delta

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Press Release: Media Rights Agenda Makes FOI Request for Details of Nigerian Export Promotion Council Properties Sold Nationwide

🕔09:21, 6.Jun 2013

Lagos, Wednesday, June 5, 2013: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has made a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) seeking detailed information on its landed properties nationwide and those recently sold under its current management.

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