FOI Suits: Court Orders 2 LG Councils in Delta State to Disclose Budgets, Approved Projects

Wednesday, February 18, 2015:  A Federal High Court in Asaba today issued an order of mandamus compelling two local government councils in Delta State –  the Oshimili South and the Ika South Local Government Areas – to disclose to a Lagos-based non-governmental organization, Human Development Initiatives (HDI), the councils’ budgets …

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Failure of Respondent to Furnish Applicant with Information Sought Amounts to a Wrongful Denial of Information – FOI Law Report


In the High Court of Justice Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria Holden at Abuja Before His Lordship: Honourable Justice Olukayode A. Adeniji, Judge Sitting at Court No. 26 Apo-Abuja On Tuesday, 9th July, 2013   Motion No. M/3059/13 Between: Public & Private Development Centre                                                            –  PLAINTIFF LTD/GT (PPDC) And Integrated …

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Court Grants EiE Leave to Compel FAAN, First Bank, Coscharis to Disclose Purchase Documents of Bullet Proof cars


A Federal High Court in Lagos on February 27, 2014 granted Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, a non-governmental organization, leave to apply to the court in three separate suits to compel the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) and Coscharis Motors Limited to disclose the information …

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Judge Rules that FOI Act is of General Application to all tiers of Government, their Officials, Agencies and Institutions

In the High Court of Justice Oyo State of Nigeria In the Ibadan Judicial Division Holden at Ibadan Before the Honourable Justice S. A. Akinteye, Judge Thursday, the 31st Day of October, 2013 Court No. 54 Suit No. M/332/12 Between:  Yomi Ogunlola & 1 Or                                                           –  CLAIMANTS  And  Speaker, …

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