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The end is in sight for secret ownership of companies and properties in Nigeria, just as the Federal Government is determined to end grand corruption in the country, the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said.
“The information requested for, apart from not being exempted from disclosure under the FOI Act, bothers on an issue of national interest, public concern, interest of human rights, social justice, good governance, transparency and accountability.”
A consortium of Civil Society Organizations, under the auspices of Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG), have accused the leadership of Nigerian political parties of complicity in alleged underage voting during elections in the country.
Nigerian states have no powers to reject requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FoI), the Court of Appeal has ruled.
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.
Alpha Beta Consulting said on Thursday that it has no contract with the Lagos State Government in execution of the state’s newly-introduced land use law.
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The organization said, “Many toilets in public offices are out of order because of lack of water while millions of Nigerians remain desperate for water in their homes, often resorting to contaminated sources and drilling their own boreholes that can become easily mixed with sewage, with negative environmental impacts, and devastating for people’s health.”
The National Orientation Agency (NOA), Borno, on Thursday began training of 87 local government workers as part of it campaign to stimulate Freedom of Information (FOI), Act in the state.
The Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, has requested for clarification on the renewal of some oil mining leases in possession of Mobil Producing Nigeria.
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has inducted the National Hospital, Abuja into the Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for alleged multiple violation of the provisions of the law, including poor record-keeping practice.
Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has reiterated the commitment of the state government to comply with the Freedom of Information, FOI, Act.
The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Basic Education and Services to conduct an investigation into the finances of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, from 2007 till date.
The court also ordered the government to tell Nigerians the circumstances under which funds were recovered, as well as the exact amount of funds recovered from each public official.
Rights activists, under the umbrella of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), have indicted the Presidency over non-implementation of the Freedom of Information (FoI).
A constitutional lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, on Friday called on the Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), to intercede in alleged one-sided promotion exercise about to commence in the Nigerian Police Force (NPF).
Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, on Monday solicited the support of well-meaning Nigerians to enable the Federal Government restore peace across the country.
Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) head Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter.
The letter, a copy of which was gotten by newsmen on Monday evening expressed regrets that as at the time of the outbreak (Sunday) “only one medical Doctor was on call at the hospital due to manpower shortage”.
As the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State draws near, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, to be prepared for defeat .
The former England manager believes that the African continent has the talent required to effectively challenge the top nations in Europe for the diadem.
Saudi Arabia Football Federation president Adel Ezzat has revealed that three players will be punished following their disastrous opening day defeat against hosts Russia in the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
“First and foremost we are going to want to attack the game, we feel like we are going to have a lot of possession of the ball,” the Tottenham forward said.
As Nigeria continue to lament the 0-2 loss to the Vatreni of Croatia, former Super Eagles defender, Mobi Okparaku, says the team could still qualify from their Group D.
Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler has been arrested in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, German prosecutors said Monday.
The psychic pig Mystic Marcus that predicted President Donald Trump’s victory has picked Nigeria, Argentina as semi-finalists for the 2018 World Cup.