MRA Inducts Federal Ministry of Agriculture into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

MRA Inducts Federal Ministry of Agriculture into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

🕔09:43, 30.Oct 2017

Lagos, Monday, October 30, 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame as it indicted the institution for its failure to implement the

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MRA Inducts Federal Civil Service Commission into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

MRA Inducts Federal Civil Service Commission into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔08:58, 23.Oct 2017

Lagos, Monday, 23 October 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, accusing the Government’s oversight body for the civil service of an appalling record of non-compliance with the FOI Act.

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Court Adjourns Ruling on Objection to MRA’s FOI Suit to November 16 Updated

🕔11:13, 16.Oct 2017

A Lagos High Court has fixed ruling for November 16, 2017 in a preliminary objection raised by the Lagos State Ministry of Health to a suit filed against it by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) over its failure to disclose records

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MRA Inducts Identity Management Commission into FOI Hall of Shame

MRA Inducts Identity Management Commission into FOI Hall of Shame Updated

🕔09:50, 16.Oct 2017

LAGOS, Monday, October 16, 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, saying it was recognizing the agency for its determined efforts to undermine the effectiveness

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ACHPR Invites Media Representatives to Cover 30th Anniversary Celebrations

ACHPR Invites Media Representatives to Cover 30th Anniversary Celebrations Updated

🕔19:17, 15.Oct 2017

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) is inviting representatives of the media to cover the 30th Anniversary Celebrations of the Commission scheduled to take place in Banjul, The Gambia, on November 1 to 4, 2017. The Commission is hosting

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Government of Georgia, Mukelani Dimba Take Over Global OGP Co-Chairmanship

Government of Georgia, Mukelani Dimba Take Over Global OGP Co-Chairmanship Updated

🕔13:39, 12.Oct 2017

The Government of Georgia and Mr. Mukelani Dimba of the International School for Transparency, took over co-chairmanship of the Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) on October 1, 2017, expressing their “vision to get things done with the

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State Revenue Service Shuts Down Radio Station over Alleged Tax Default

State Revenue Service Shuts Down Radio Station over Alleged Tax Default Updated

🕔13:25, 12.Oct 2017

On September 28, 2017, the Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS) shut down the operations of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) in Benin popularly called Bronze FM for alleged tax indebtedness to the tune of N6.7 million. As

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Nigerians Say Information is Important but Ignorant of FOI Act

Nigerians Say Information is Important but Ignorant of FOI Act Updated

🕔13:12, 12.Oct 2017

The ordinary Nigeria believes that information is very important for many reasons but most of them are vastly unaware of the existence  the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to use it. In addition, not all of them are ready

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Volkswagen Foundation Offers Travel Grants for Young Researchers

Volkswagen Foundation Offers Travel Grants for Young Researchers Updated

🕔11:38, 11.Oct 2017

The Volkswagen Foundation offers travel grants for PhD students or early postdoctoral degree carrying out research work on challenging projects with regard to chances and risks of transparency in different international fields of politics, economy and civil society. Applicants can

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NCAA Responds to FOI Request after FOI Hall of Shame Induction

NCAA Responds to FOI Request after FOI Hall of Shame Induction Updated

🕔11:25, 11.Oct 2017

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), appears to be turning a new leaf as it granted an FOI request made by a firm of consumer rights legal practitioners based in Lagos days after it was inducted into the FOI Hall of

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