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

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

🕔13:02, 18.Feb 2015

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

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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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Freedom House Launches Freedom on the Net Report

Freedom House Launches Freedom on the Net Report Updated

🕔10:00, 6.Feb 2015

Freedom House, the U.S. based human rights organisation, released its fifth edition of the Freedom on the Net report in December 2014. This report included detailed country narratives in addition to a one-of-a-kind numerical index covering 65 countries across six

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Application Opens for 2015 OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme

Application Opens for 2015 OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme Updated

🕔09:59, 6.Feb 2015

Applications from eligible musicians between the ages of 19 and 35 are now open for the OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme for Innovative musicians. OneBeat is a music exchange and incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship encouraging innovative musicians from around the

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Italy Hosts 24th International World Wide Web Conference

Italy Hosts 24th International World Wide Web Conference Updated

🕔09:56, 6.Feb 2015

The annual World Wide Web (WWW) conference will take place from May 18 to 22, 2015 in Florence, Italy. The WWW 2015 aims to discuss progress in research, development, standards, and applications of the topics related to the Web.  The conference will

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Munk School Research Report Reveals that Digital Attacks Affect Democracy

Munk School Research Report Reveals that Digital Attacks Affect Democracy Updated

🕔09:54, 6.Feb 2015

The University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs has released a report indicating that digital attacks on civil society raise major concerns for the sustainable promotion of rights and democracy worldwide. This is contained in report titled Communities @ Risk: Targeted

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COL Drafts 2015 – 2021 Strategic Plan

COL Drafts 2015 – 2021 Strategic Plan

🕔09:45, 6.Feb 2015

The Common Wealth of Learning (COL) has drafted a strategic plan for 2015-2021 that provides an overall framework to guide the activities of COL. The draft plan is based on extensive consultations around the Commonwealth and has been published for

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IFTR Conference Focus on Democracy and Theatre

IFTR Conference Focus on Democracy and Theatre Updated

🕔09:43, 6.Feb 2015

The International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) will hold a conference in Hyderabad, India, on July 5 to 19, 2015 that will focus on democracy and the theater. The theme of the conference, “Theatre and Performance in African/Caribbean Cultures of

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Soldiers Brutalise Newspaper Correspondent

🕔15:35, 5.Feb 2015

On January 4, 2015 at about 10am armed soldiers deployed to provide security in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State in South-west Nigeria, brutalised Mr. Wole Balogun, the Ekiti State correspondent of Daily Sun for allegedly causing obstruction on the road. He

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Advocates Call for Sensitization of Judges on the FOI Act

Advocates Call for Sensitization of Judges on the FOI Act Updated

🕔11:48, 3.Feb 2015

Freedom of Information advocates have called for the sensitization of judges in the country about the Freedom of Information Act in response to the situation where many of them are giving “decisions that are inconsistent with the spirit and letters

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