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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 Inducts NCAA into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses It of Wasting Public Funds to Advance a Culture of Secrecy

MRA Inducts NCAA into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses It of Wasting Public Funds to Advance a Culture of Secrecy Updated

🕔08:53, 21.Aug 2017

Lagos, Monday, 21 August 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today conferred the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with membership of its Freedom of Information (FOI) “Hall of Shame”, accusing the agency of wasting public funds to advance a culture of

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MRA Inducts Presidency into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses it of Gross Failure of Leadership

MRA Inducts Presidency into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses it of Gross Failure of Leadership Updated

🕔09:23, 14.Aug 2017

Lagos, Monday, 14 August 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Presidency as the latest inductee into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, accusing it of “a gross failure of leadership” and setting a bad example for

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2016 Report Shows Low Usage of FOI Act by the Public Updated

🕔14:34, 8.Aug 2017

The level of usage of the Freedom of Information Act by members of the public to seek information from public institutions in 2016 remained very low, according to partial user data obtained from the Office of the Attorney-General of the

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MRA Inducts Another Judge, Three Institutions into FOI Hall of Shame Updated

🕔11:31, 8.Aug 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has inducted another Judge of the Ikeja High Court in Lagos and three public institutions into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for undermining the effectiveness of the FOI Act, 2011 through their actions, inactions,

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Jeanette Minnie Online Course on Civil Society and African Media Policy Set for Launch

Jeanette Minnie Online Course on Civil Society and African Media Policy Set for Launch Updated

🕔10:59, 8.Aug 2017

A free online course in “Civil Society and African Media Policy in the Digital Age” will be launched soon in honour of the contributions of the late Jeanette Minnie in the area of freedom of expression and press freedom in

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CSOs Using FOI Act to Keep Public Institutions on Their Toes, Says Federal Attorney-General Updated

🕔10:52, 8.Aug 2017

The bulk of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests made to public institutions since 2011, when he FOI Act was passed into Law, have originated from civil society organizations (CSOs), according to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,

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UNDP Honours MRA for ‘Immense Contribution’ to its Anti-corruption Project in Nigeria Updated

🕔14:55, 7.Aug 2017

The Nigeria country office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has awarded Media Rights Agenda (MRA) a certificate for its immense contributions to the EU-funded project on Support to Anticorruption in Nigeria, 10th European Development Fund (EDF). MRA received the

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Court Awards N4b Damages Against Online Publisher Updated

🕔14:35, 7.Aug 2017

A Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital, on July 25, 2017 awarded N4 billion as damages to the Senate President, Dr. Saraki against Mr. Sowore Omoyele and Sahara Reporters, an online news portal. Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye,

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Internet Society Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Internet Society Celebrates 25th Anniversary Updated

🕔14:31, 7.Aug 2017

The Internet Society (ISOC) will be celebrating its 25th anniversary of advocacy for an open, trusted Internet available to everyone, everywhere with InterCommunity on September 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, USA. The event will witness the presentation of a new class

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MRA Names National Assembly Inductee into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

MRA Names National Assembly Inductee into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔08:28, 7.Aug 2017

Lagos, Monday, August 7, 2017:  It is scandalous that a Government institution constitutionally charged with making Laws for the peace, order and good governance of Nigeria is abdicating its duty to abide by its own Laws, Media Rights Agenda (MRA)

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