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

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

🕔14:56, 16.Apr 2014

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

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Newspaper Correspondent alleges threat of arrest

Newspaper Correspondent alleges threat of arrest Updated

🕔07:44, 16.Apr 2014

On April 14, 2014, Sebastine Ebhuomhan, the Edo State Chief Correspondent of the “National Mirror” newspaper, went into hiding alleging that the Nigerian Army was planning to arrest and detain him indefinitely. Ebhuomhan disclosed this in a press statement he

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Media Rights Agenda Launches FOI App for Android Devices

Media Rights Agenda Launches FOI App for Android Devices Updated

🕔07:29, 15.Apr 2014

 Lagos, Tuesday, April 15, 2014:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today launched an Application to enable users of android powered mobile devices to download the Freedom of Information Act 2011 to their handsets, tablets and other devices that use the android

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Nigerian arrested and detained for tweets on attempted jailbreak

Nigerian arrested and detained for tweets on attempted jailbreak Updated

🕔14:37, 11.Apr 2014

A 32-year old Nigerian, Onimisi Isiaka Yusuf, using the twitter handle @ciaxon has been arrested in Abuja by the State Security Service (SSS), Nigeria’s domestic intelligence agency, for tweeting and posting picture on twitter on 30 March 2014, about the

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ThisDay Newspaper Correspondent Arrested, Detained for Facebook Posts

ThisDay Newspaper Correspondent Arrested, Detained for Facebook Posts Updated

🕔14:49, 7.Apr 2014

On  March 25, 2014 at about 3.30pm local time, Mr. Reuben Buhari, an Abuja correspondent with the Lagos-based daily newspaper, Thisday, was arrested in Kaduna, North-western Nigeria and taken to Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital for interrogation over photographs he posted

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

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

🕔13:20, 28.Mar 2014

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

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UNESCO Seeks Feedback on Universality of the Internet

UNESCO Seeks Feedback on Universality of the Internet Updated

🕔13:15, 28.Mar 2014

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking feedback from stakeholders on  its project on “Internet Universality”. This is in the context of the comprehensive study into internet issues which was mandated by the 37th General Conference

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Call for Entries for the Nigerian Prize for Literature

Call for Entries for the Nigerian Prize for Literature Updated

🕔13:13, 28.Mar 2014

A call for entries for the Nigeria Prize for Literature has been made by Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited . The Nigerian Prize for Literature is endowed by NLNG and was established to honour the author of the best book

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AMI Calls for Submission of Stories on Business, Technology

AMI Calls for Submission of Stories on Business, Technology Updated

🕔13:11, 28.Mar 2014

The African Media Initiative (AMI) is inviting entries from individual journalists and newsrooms with unique story ideas or projects on business and technology that can only be produced with substantial support. AMI announced the new funding opportunities for business and

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Court Orders Minister of Finance to Publish Details of Statutory Transfers

Court Orders Minister of Finance to Publish Details of Statutory Transfers Updated

🕔13:08, 28.Mar 2014

Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, by a Federal High Court in Abuja has been ordered to grant the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) access to the details of the statutory transfers in the 2013 federal budget. This is by the

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