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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 Calls for Immediate Release of Agba Jalingo, Accuses Governor Ayade of Abuse of Power

MRA Calls for Immediate Release of Agba Jalingo, Accuses Governor Ayade of Abuse of Power Updated

🕔09:59, 3.Sep 2019

LAGOS, Tuesday, 3 September 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called for the immediate release of Mr. Agba Jalingo, a journalist with the Cross River Watch, describing his arrest and detention since August 22, 2019 as unlawful and the charges

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MRA Inducts Customs into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses it of Confirming Reports of Pervasive Corruption in the Agency

MRA Inducts Customs into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses it of Confirming Reports of Pervasive Corruption in the Agency

🕔10:05, 2.Sep 2019

Lagos, Monday, September 2, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) into its enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for its non-compliance with its FOI Act obligations, saying by its refusal to be

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48 human rights and press freedom organisations worldwide call upon UN and AU Special Mechanisms to intervene in arbitrary detention of #RevolutionNow protest leader Updated

🕔15:55, 23.Aug 2019

Forty-eight international and Nigerian human rights and press freedom organisations have filed an urgent appeal to the United Nations and African Union Special Mechanisms calling for their intervention in the arbitrary arrest and detention of Nigerian journalist and human rights

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MRA Commends NIPC for ‘Initial Steps’ to Comply with FOI Proactive Disclosure Obligation

MRA Commends NIPC for ‘Initial Steps’ to Comply with FOI Proactive Disclosure Obligation Updated

🕔11:32, 21.Aug 2019

Lagos, Wednesday, August 21, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today commended the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) for its initial efforts at complying with its proactive disclosure obligations under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and called on other public

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Local Intelligence Agency Arrest Editor for Facebook Post

🕔09:23, 14.Aug 2019

At about 2am on August 5, 2019 operatives of Nigeria’s local intelligence agency, the Directorate of State Security (DSS) stormed the Rigachikun, Kaduna State residence of Mr. Ibrahim Dan Halilu, a former editor at the privately-owned Daily Trust newspaper and

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MRA Condemns DSS Arrest and Detention of Journalist, Calls for his Unconditional Release

🕔08:08, 14.Aug 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) condemned the arrest and continued detention of Mr. Ibrahim Dan Halilu on August 13, 2019, calling for his immediate and unconditional release from custody. The organization called on the Federal Government to compensate Mr. Halilu, a

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Journalist Sues the President of the Nigeria Football Federation for Denial of FOI Request

Journalist Sues the President of the Nigeria Football Federation for Denial of FOI Request Updated

🕔13:53, 11.Aug 2019

A journalist, Ms Godsgift Onyedinefu, who works with Global Sentinel has instituted legal proceeding against the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over its refusal to provide her with information she requested pursuant to the Freedom of Information (FOI)

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Journalist Sues National Broadcasting Commission for Refusal to Grant FOI Request

Journalist Sues National Broadcasting Commission for Refusal to Grant FOI Request Updated

🕔13:53, 11.Aug 2019

Mr. David Lawani, a journalist with the Abuja Inquirer newspaper, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja challenging  the National Broadcasting Commission’s (NBC)  failure to grant his  request for information pursuant to the Freedom of Information

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Federal Ministry of Finance and Others Taken to Court for Non-Compliance with the FOI Act

Federal Ministry of Finance and Others Taken to Court for Non-Compliance with the FOI Act Updated

🕔13:30, 11.Aug 2019

Ms Godsgift Onyedinefu, a journalist with Global Sentinel, an online news magazine, has taken the Federal Ministry of Finance to Court over the Ministry’s failure to make available to her the information she requested under the Freedom of Information (FOI)

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Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Sued over Refusal to Provide Information

Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Sued over Refusal to Provide Information Updated

🕔13:21, 11.Aug 2019

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has been sued by Ms Godsgift Onyedinefu, a journalist with Global Sentinel, an online news magazine, over the Ministry’s refusal to provide her with the information she requested pursuant to the Freedom

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