Monday, July 16, 2018

Tag "Freedom of Information Act"

    Osasu Igbinedion calls for improved working condition for journalists

Osasu Igbinedion calls for improved working condition for journalists

Osasu Igbinedion, anchor of ‘The Osasu Show’, has called for an improved working condition for journalists in the country.She also called on government officials to make information more accessible to reporters, in line with the provisions of the freedom of information act.Igbinedion, who is the chief executive officer (CEO) of TOS TV Network, made the call on Thursday in commemoration [...]

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    Falana writes IGP, demands reports of investigations into large-scale killings

Falana writes IGP, demands reports of investigations into large-scale killings

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has written a letter to Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), requesting reports of probes into various large-scale killings.In a letter dated February 14, the lawyer demanded the reports on killings which occurred from 2011 to 2017.He said the demand was necessitated by the failure to prosecute armed gangs that have engaged in the “mindless” [...]

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    Abacha Loot: Court to hear Cable Foundation’s suit against AGF on Feb 13

Abacha Loot: Court to hear Cable Foundation’s suit against AGF on Feb 13

A federal high court in Abuja has fixed February 13, 2018 for the hearing of a lawsuit filed against the attorney general of the federation (AGF) by the Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF).The case has been assigned Gabriel Kolawole, a judge of the federal high court.The foundation had sued the AGF over his failure to respond to a freedom of [...]

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    Abacha Loot: Cable Foundation sues AGF over noncompliance with FoI act

Abacha Loot: Cable Foundation sues AGF over noncompliance with FoI act

The Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF) has sued the attorney-general of the federation (AGF) over his failure to respond to a freedom of information (FoI) request on the engagement of lawyers for the recovery of stolen funds.The case, with suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/27/2018, was filed by Kusamotu & Kusamotu law chambers at a federal high court in Abuja, on January 10, [...]

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    CBN given seven days to explain ATM charges

CBN given seven days to explain ATM charges

In line with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which specifically gives access to information held by public authorities, a group united by common interest  has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to release records and documents relating to the reintroduction of charges on ATM withdrawals in Nigeria.The group, which includes the [...]

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    Tinubu, APC breeding corruption, says PDP

Tinubu, APC breeding corruption, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, of breeding corruption, stating that governors in the opposition party have been subjecting people in their states to harsh economic realities.Reacting to a statement in which Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the national publicity secretary of APC, referred to the president as the [...]

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