NATO Adopts Information Openness Policy Consistent with Members’ ATI Laws

NATO Adopts Information Openness Policy Consistent with Members’ ATI Laws Updated

🕔15:09, 17.Apr 2014

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is canvassing the need for the body to become more transparent and accountable without compromising the security of its activities. To this end, it has adopted an information openness policy consistent with access to

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Just Net Coalition Proposes Principles for Democratic Internet Governance

Just Net Coalition Proposes Principles for Democratic Internet Governance Updated

🕔11:34, 17.Apr 2014

The newly-formed Coalition for a Just and Equitable Internet (Just Net Coalition) has proposed a set of principles to underpin the emergence of a democratic Internet governance framework and an Internet that advances human rights and social justice globally. In

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Failure of Respondent to Furnish Applicant with Information Sought Amounts to a Wrongful Denial of Information – FOI Law Report

Failure of Respondent to Furnish Applicant with Information Sought Amounts to a Wrongful Denial of Information – FOI Law Report Updated

🕔14:56, 16.Apr 2014

In the High Court of Justice Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria Holden at Abuja Before His Lordship: Honourable Justice Olukayode A. Adeniji, Judge Sitting at Court No. 26 Apo-Abuja On Tuesday, 9th July, 2013   Motion No. M/3059/13 Between: Public

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Newspaper Correspondent alleges threat of arrest

Newspaper Correspondent alleges threat of arrest Updated

🕔07:44, 16.Apr 2014

On April 14, 2014, Sebastine Ebhuomhan, the Edo State Chief Correspondent of the “National Mirror” newspaper, went into hiding alleging that the Nigerian Army was planning to arrest and detain him indefinitely. Ebhuomhan disclosed this in a press statement he

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Media Rights Agenda Launches FOI App for Android Devices

Media Rights Agenda Launches FOI App for Android Devices Updated

🕔07:29, 15.Apr 2014

 Lagos, Tuesday, April 15, 2014:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today launched an Application to enable users of android powered mobile devices to download the Freedom of Information Act 2011 to their handsets, tablets and other devices that use the android

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Nigerian arrested and detained for tweets on attempted jailbreak

Nigerian arrested and detained for tweets on attempted jailbreak Updated

🕔14:37, 11.Apr 2014

A 32-year old Nigerian, Onimisi Isiaka Yusuf, using the twitter handle @ciaxon has been arrested in Abuja by the State Security Service (SSS), Nigeria’s domestic intelligence agency, for tweeting and posting picture on twitter on 30 March 2014, about the

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ThisDay Newspaper Correspondent Arrested, Detained for Facebook Posts

ThisDay Newspaper Correspondent Arrested, Detained for Facebook Posts Updated

🕔14:49, 7.Apr 2014

On  March 25, 2014 at about 3.30pm local time, Mr. Reuben Buhari, an Abuja correspondent with the Lagos-based daily newspaper, Thisday, was arrested in Kaduna, North-western Nigeria and taken to Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital for interrogation over photographs he posted

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