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Sample Freedom of Information Request Letter Updated

🕔12:55, 10.Feb 2015

Sample Freedom of Information Request Letter Your Name Your Address Your Telephone Number Your E-mail Address Date The Freedom of Information Officer (You may also choose to address the letter to the head of the institution, namely: the Permanent Secretary,

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Federal Government Release Grant to Nollywood

Federal Government Release Grant to Nollywood Updated

🕔15:41, 17.Dec 2013

The Federal Government of Nigeria has given 40 practitioners in the Nigerian film industry, otherwise known as  Nollywood, various grants under a recently launched capacity training fund of the presidential intervention scheme for the industry, also known as Project ACT

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UNESCO Launches Video on Global Alliance on Media and Gender

UNESCO Launches Video on Global Alliance on Media and Gender Updated

🕔10:30, 14.Nov 2013

As part of efforts to promote gender equality in the Media, the United Nations Educational and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) and its partners have launched a video calling for action on gender equality and women’s empowerment in and through media in

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Broadcast Regulator Bans Airing of Music Videos with Alleged Erotic Lyrics

Broadcast Regulator Bans Airing of Music Videos with Alleged Erotic Lyrics Updated

🕔09:58, 28.Jan 2013

On January 24, 2013, Nigeria’s broadcast industry regulator, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), reportedly banned a number of music videos from being broadcast on Nigeria’s free-to-air terrestrial television stations for allegedly containing erotic lyrics and scenes, promoting nudity and for

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Media Rights Agenda Inducts National Hospital, Abuja into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Media Rights Agenda Inducts National Hospital, Abuja into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

🕔10:30, 11.Dec 2017

LAGOS, Monday, December 11, 2017: For its multiple violations of the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, including its poor record-keeping practices, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Hospital in Abuja into the “FOI Hall of

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Lagos Appeals Court Ruling on Applicability of FOI Act to the State

Lagos Appeals Court Ruling on Applicability of FOI Act to the State

🕔15:03, 7.Dec 2017

LAGOS, December 7, 2017: The Lagos State Government has lodged an appeal at the Court of Appeal in Lagos seeking to set aside the ruling of an Ikeja High Court in Lagos, which held that the Freedom of Information (FOI)

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MRA Inducts Standards Organisation of Nigeria into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

🕔09:35, 4.Dec 2017

LAGOS, December 4, 2017:  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) was today named by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) as this week’s inductee into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” for its failure to comply with the provisions of

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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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