Court Orders Oshimili North LG Council in Delta State to Disclose Budgets, Approved Projects

Court Orders Oshimili North LG Council in Delta State to Disclose Budgets, Approved Projects Updated

🕔09:46, 13.May 2015

A Federal High Court in Asaba has ordered of the Oshimili North Local Government Council in Delta State to disclose to a Lagos-based non-governmental organization, Human Development Initiatives (HDI), the council’s budgets from 2012 to 2014 and the projects duly

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Presidential Security Aides Expel Journalist from Vila

Presidential Security Aides Expel Journalist from Vila

🕔11:46, 12.May 2015

On May 11, 2015 Mr. Ubale Musa, a correspondent of the German Radio, Deutsche Welle, was bundled out of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja for asking visiting President Idriss Derby of Chad an embarrassing question. His media accreditation

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Local FM Station Bombed, Five Persons Feared Killed

Local FM Station Bombed, Five Persons Feared Killed Updated

🕔11:18, 28.Apr 2015

On April 27, 2015 at about 8pm local time, a popular private local radio station, Tao FM located in Kuroko, Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State, North-central Nigeria was bombed by unknown persons. Media reports have it that the

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Hoodlums Brutalise Journalist Covering Industrial Action Updated

🕔11:11, 15.Apr 2015

On April 14, 2015, armed hoodlums suspected to have been hired by a faction of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) attacked journalists covering the three-day industrial strike action the TUC called at the Osun State Secretariat on Gbongan Road, Abeere

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Court Grants Media Rights Agenda Leave to Sue House of Reps over Records of Committee Investigation into Purchase of 2 Bulletproof BMW cars

Court Grants Media Rights Agenda Leave to Sue House of Reps over Records of Committee Investigation into Purchase of 2 Bulletproof BMW cars Updated

🕔11:51, 14.Apr 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015: A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted Media Rights Agenda (MRA) leave to apply for an order to compel the House of Representatives of the National Assembly to furnish it with transcripts of the proceedings

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Nigerian Military Arrest, Question and Detain Aljazeera Correspondents

Nigerian Military Arrest, Question and Detain Aljazeera Correspondents Updated

🕔08:48, 27.Mar 2015

On March 24, 2015, Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustafa, two Nigerian correspondents of the Doha-based satellite television channel, Al Jazeera, were arrested questioned and detained by the Nigerian military officials. They had their equipment seized and then detained in their

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DRC: AFEX condemns arrest and detention of journalists, accuses Congolese authorities of assault on free expression

DRC: AFEX condemns arrest and detention of journalists, accuses Congolese authorities of assault on free expression

🕔15:03, 19.Mar 2015

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply appalled by recent acts of harassment and intimidation of journalists by Government authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In particular, AFEX condemns the arrest and detention on March 15

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Newspaper Correspondent Threatened, Police Refuse to Provide Protection

Newspaper Correspondent Threatened, Police Refuse to Provide Protection Updated

🕔07:14, 19.Mar 2015

Mr. Etim Ekpima, The Punch newspaper correspondent in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital in southern Nigeria, has been asked by the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Gabriel Achong, to leave the State as the Police will not protect him from

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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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