Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Mode of Challenging Denial of Access to Information under the FOI Act is by Application for Judicial Review, Says Court

In the High Court of Justice, Oyo State of Nigeria In the Ibadan Judicial Division Holden at Ibadan Monday, the 28th of May, 2012 Before the Honourable Justice P. O. Ige, Court 11 Suit No. 1/778/2011 Between: The Registered Trustees of the Socio-Economic                    – PLAINTIFF Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) …

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Entries Open for WSCIJ Investigative Reporting Award

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is now accepting submissions for its eighth annual Awards for Investigative Reporting. The Awards reward and honour the works of outstanding Nigerian journalists whose news stories expose corruption, regulatory failures and human rights abuses in public and private spheres of the country …

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Rory Peck Trust Unveils Presenters for 2013 Awards

The Rory Peck Trust has unveiled its presenters for the Rory Peck Awards slated to take place on November 20, 2013 at London’s British Film Institute (BFI) in Southbank, London. Ms Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s Chief International Correspondent and ABC News Global Affairs Anchor, and Mr. James Mates, Europe Editor at …

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APAI Calls on Zambian Government to Enact ATI Law

The African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) has called on the Zambian Government to enact an Access to Information (ATI) Law following the government’s numerous promises to do so since its election in 2011. The call was made during the APAI Regional Conference on Access to Information held in …

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