Freedom of Information Act, 2011

Nigeria’s Freedom of Information Act was enacted in May 2011 to make public records and information more freely available, provide for public access to public records and information, protect public records and information to the extent consistent with the public interest and the protection of personal privacy, protect serving public officers from adverse consequences of disclosing certain kinds of official information without authorization and establish procedures for the achievement of those purposes and; for related matters.

Download the gazetted copy of the Act here.