Lagos High Court Rules FOI Act Applicable to Lagos State

Lagos High Court Rules FOI Act Applicable to Lagos State Updated

🕔09:29, 29.Nov 2017

LAGOS, November 29, 2017: A Lagos High Court, sitting in the Ikeja Judicial Division, ruled on November 28, 2017 that the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 is applicable to the Government of Lagos State and does not require “domestication”

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MRA Inducts Bureau of Public Enterprises into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

MRA Inducts Bureau of Public Enterprises into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔10:17, 27.Nov 2017

LAGOS, Monday, 27 November 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, citing the violation of various provisions of the FOI Act, 2011 by the Bureau,

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MRA Inducts TETFund into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Says It Demonstrates Contempt for the Law

MRA Inducts TETFund into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Says It Demonstrates Contempt for the Law Updated

🕔09:24, 20.Nov 2017

Lagos, Monday, November 20, 2017: Media Rights Agenda today inducted the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for the institution’s failure to comply with its duties and obligations under the FOI Act,

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2017 IGF to Hold at United Nations Office in Geneva Updated

🕔08:32, 17.Nov 2017

The 12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will take place at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland, between December 18 and 21, 2017, with the overarching theme: “Shape your digital future!”. The Forum will look at

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Centre to Hold Conference on Transparency, Accountability Updated

🕔06:17, 17.Nov 2017

The Centre for Public and Non-profit Management (CPNM) at the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) School of Public Administration is scheduled to host its annual Public Administration Research Conference (PARC) from April 12 to 14, 2018. The Theme of the

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UNESCO Calls for Justice for Killed Journalists Updated

🕔05:34, 17.Nov 2017

The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ms Irina Bokova, called on nations of the world to ensure that justice is done for every journalist killed, as she prepared to leave office. She noted that

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Minister Affirms Government’s Commitment to Freedom of Expression Updated

🕔05:24, 17.Nov 2017

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has affirmed the commitment of the Buhari administration to freedom of expression and press freedom as well as to rule of law and the protection of human rights in the Nigeria.

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Reporter Barred from Covering Charles Okah Trial Updated

🕔05:15, 17.Nov 2017

On November 1, 2017, men of the State Security Service (SSS) prevented Basil Abia, a reporter with ‘Next Editions’ newspaper, from covering the trial of a terror suspect, Charles Okah, at a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Just before

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France’s Audrey Azoulay Appointed Director-General of UNESCO

France’s Audrey Azoulay Appointed Director-General of UNESCO Updated

🕔04:37, 17.Nov 2017

The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has appointed 45-year old former Minister of Culture and Communication of France, Ms Audrey Azoulay, as the new Director-General. She formally assumed office on November 15, 2017

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Centre Presents Media Resources to Commemorate IDEI against Journalists Updated

🕔04:27, 17.Nov 2017

The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) on November 2, 2017 presented a book and unveiled two online resources on media freedom and whistleblower protection to commemorate the International Day to End Impunity (IDEI) for Crimes against Journalists. These

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