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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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MRA Accuses National Human Rights Commission of ‘Self-Ridicule’ for Forcing its Staff to Subscribe to Oath of Secrecy

MRA Accuses National Human Rights Commission of ‘Self-Ridicule’ for Forcing its Staff to Subscribe to Oath of Secrecy Updated

🕔10:09, 10.Jul 2019

LAGOS, Wednesday, July 10, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today criticized the action of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in compelling its staff to subscribe to an oath of secrecy, describing the move as an egregious contradiction for an

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NBC Suspends Daar Communications  Radio, TV Licences Updated

🕔08:47, 26.Jun 2019

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the Nigerian broadcast sector regulator, on June 6, 2019, suspended indefinitely the broadcast licence of Daar Communications Plc, operators of Africa Independent Television (AIT), RayPower FM and Faaji FM, for allegedly failing to abide by

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Court Fixes Hearing in FOI Suit Against NDDC  

Court Fixes Hearing in FOI Suit Against NDDC   Updated

🕔23:27, 21.Jun 2019

A journalist with Wish 99.5 FM, Port Harcourt, Mark Lenu, had dragged NDDC and its Managing Director to court for failing to provide him with information he requested for pursuant to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act,

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Journalist Sues Rivers State University over Denial of FOI Request

Journalist Sues Rivers State University over Denial of FOI Request Updated

🕔23:12, 21.Jun 2019

Mr. Mark Lenu, a journalist, with Wish 99.5 FM, Port Harcourt has sued the Rivers State University over its failure to make available to him the information he requested pursuant to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. The Journalist had

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Court Fixes Date for Hearing in  Suit against the Code of Conduct Bureau over Denial of FOI Request

Court Fixes Date for Hearing in Suit against the Code of Conduct Bureau over Denial of FOI Request Updated

🕔23:06, 21.Jun 2019

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed June 26, 2019 for hearing in International Centre for Investigative Report’s (ICIR) suit against the Code of Conduct Bureau for its refusal to disclose information following a request for information made

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ICIR Sues Bureau of Public Enterprise over Refusal to Provide Information

ICIR Sues Bureau of Public Enterprise over Refusal to Provide Information Updated

🕔22:51, 21.Jun 2019

The International Centre for Investigative Report (ICIR) has dragged the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) to Court over the Bureau’s refusal to provide the Centre with the information it requested pursuant to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. Joined as

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Court Adjourns Hearing in Freedom of Information Suit 

Court Adjourns Hearing in Freedom of Information Suit  Updated

🕔22:37, 21.Jun 2019

Justice Kolawole Omotosho of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, on June 19, 2019, adjourned hearing in a Freedom of Information (FOI) suit filed by a journalist, Mr. Mark Lenu, against the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital to

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Court Fixes Date for Hearing in FOI Case Against Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project and its Project Coordinator  

Court Fixes Date for Hearing in FOI Case Against Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project and its Project Coordinator   Updated

🕔22:35, 21.Jun 2019

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has fixed June 26, 2019 for hearing in a Freedom of Information (FOI) case filed against Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project and its Project Coordinator by a journalist, Mark Lenu. Joined

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FOI Suit Against University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Adjourned

FOI Suit Against University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Adjourned Updated

🕔22:33, 21.Jun 2019

Justice James Kolawole Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on June 20, 2019, adjourned hearing in an application filed by a journalist, Mark Lenu, challenging the failure of the University of Port Harcourt to disclose to

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IFJ Delegates Elect New Executive at World Congress Updated

🕔11:29, 20.Jun 2019

Delegates of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) convening in Tunis, the Tunisia capital for the IFJ World Congress, have  elected a new executive to pilot its affairs for the next three years. Moroccan journalist, Mr. Younes M’Jahed was elected

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