Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "FOI Act"

    $8bn award against Nigeria: Cable Foundation sends FoI request to AGF over no-show

$8bn award against Nigeria: Cable Foundation sends FoI request to AGF over no-show

The Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF) has sent a freedom of information request to Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over Nigeria’s non-appearance in a case that could cost the country $8 billion.Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) had sued the Nigerian government for an alleged breach of contract over a 2010 natural gas supply and processing agreement.P&ID, with [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Does FOI restrict NNPC from disclosing details of crude oil sales?

FACT CHECK: Does FOI restrict NNPC from disclosing details of crude oil sales?

Following a request made by Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, seeking details of some operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the corporation said it is not mandated by law to provide such information.Falana had asked the commission to disclose the revenue realised from the sale of the daily allocation of 445,000 barrels of crude oil from June 1, [...]

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    NNPC to Falana: We can’t disclose how much Nigeria earns daily from crude oil sales

NNPC to Falana: We can’t disclose how much Nigeria earns daily from crude oil sales

The Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) has denied the request of Femi Falana, lawyer and human rights acvitist, seeking to know how much revenue Nigeria is getting daily from the sale of crude oil.Falana had asked the commission to disclose the revenue realised from the sale of the daily allocation of 445,000 barrels of crude oil from June 1, 2015 [...]

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    Nigerian Immigration Service inducted into ‘FOI hall of shame’

Nigerian Immigration Service inducted into ‘FOI hall of shame’

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has inducted the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) into the freedom of information (FOI) hall of shame for “egregious acts of non-compliance with the FOI Act” over the last six years.According to the organisation, the NIS joins 11 other previous recipients of the “award” launched in July this year.Ridwan Sulaimon, MRA’s freedom of information programme manager, announced [...]

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    FOI: Okonjo-Iweala faces contempt charge

FOI: Okonjo-Iweala faces contempt charge

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the minister of finance, has been served a Notice of Consequences of disobedience to court order by the Federal High Court, Abuja.She may be facing a contempt charge for refusing to honour a judgement delivered by the court in respect of a suit filed by the Centre for Social Justice.The court, through an order of mandamus dated February 25, [...]

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