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Brussels, December 4, 2014 – The Global Forum for Media Development welcomed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s endorsement today of guarantees for freedom of information and media in the UN’s next set of global development goals.
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The verdictofa Federal High Court in Lagos presided over by Justice Okon Abang on Friday, October 31, 2014, to the effect that the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2011 was not binding on the 36 states of the federation raises fundamental issues that can only be resolved by further judicial interpretation.
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A Federal High Court in Lagos, presided over by Justice Okon Abang friday dealt a fatal blow on the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act when it ruled that the Act was not binding on the 36 states of the federation.
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to court over “failure to expose the persons involved in alleged money laundering through the CBN to fund the activities of Boko Haram which have contributed to the unlawful killings of innocent Nigerians and destruction of property.”
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IN celebration of the Right to Know Day 2014, The Right To Know (R2K), Nigeria, advocacy group, has called on Nigerians to take advantage of their right to access information, through the use and full implementation of the Freedom of Information Act, 2011.
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A chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, on Tuesday dragged the Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison Madueke, before the Federal High Court in Abuja over the minister's refusal to grant him access to the information he had requested under the Freedom of Information (FOI) law.
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Owerri — LAWYERS in the Media, a group of practicing media lawyers has advocated enforcement of laws guiding the media and advertising business.
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The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has outlined concrete steps parliaments in Africa can take to support the battle against corruption in their countries.
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The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Imo State Council has established a Freedom of Information Desk to enable journalists in Imo State utilize the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in their jobs.
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