Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "FOI"

    Group gets FOI reply pegging Nigeria’s population at 140m

Group gets FOI reply pegging Nigeria’s population at 140m

Onelife Initiative for Human Development, a non-governmental organisation, says it sent a freedom of information (FOI) request to the National Population Council (NPC).According to the group,  the request signed by ‘Sola Fagorusi, its acting executive director, on June 26, sought to know the total population of each state in Nigeria and the federal capital territory.It also demanded the population be  broken [...]

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    Falana: NNPC wrong to reject my request on disgraceful importation of fuel

Falana: NNPC wrong to reject my request on disgraceful importation of fuel

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has criticised the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for rejecting a request to provide information on the amount of money spent on petrol subsidy and turnaround maintenance of refineries.Using the freedom of information (FOI) act, Falana asked the commission to disclose the revenue realised from the sale of the daily allocation of 445,000 barrels of crude oil [...]

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    NTA slammed with ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ award

NTA slammed with ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ award

The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) has been named the latest recipient of the freedom of information (FOI) hall of shame award.Media Rights Agenda (MRA) named NTA for allegedly failing to promote the FOI act and ensure its effective implementation.MRA launched the FOI hall of shame on July 3, 2017, to draw attention to public officials and institutions that are "undermining [...]

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    Nothing to show for how n’assembly spent N1.3trn in 10 years, say CSOs

Nothing to show for how n’assembly spent N1.3trn in 10 years, say CSOs

Advocates of the #OpenNass campaign say between 2006 and 2016, approximately N1.3 trillion was allocated to the national assembly with no records to show how the funds were spent.Addressing a joint-press conference on Tuesday, representatives of civil society organisations, such as Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE), Budgit and Reclaim Naija, said the lack of financial accountability in parliament is dangerous [...]

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