Monthly Archives: March 2018

MRA Inducts Petroleum Equalisation Board into its FOI Hall of Shame for the Cult-like Secrecy in its Operations

LAGOS, Monday, March 26, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (Management) Board into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, saying the Board’s refusal to be transparent and its preference for cult-like secrecy in its operations only serve to heighten questions about its continued relevance in light of its failure to achieve the objectives ... Read More »

Media Rights Agenda Inducts Accident Investigation Bureau into FOI Hall of Shame

Lagos, Monday, 19 March, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Accident Investigations Bureau (AIB) into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, saying it is clear that transparency has never been a hallmark of the agency either in its operations or as a guiding principle as it has consistently shrouded its activities in secrecy. MRA criticized the ... Read More »

MRA Names NAICOM Inductee into FOI Hall of Shame, Warns of Erosion of Public Trust in Government

Lagos, Monday, 12 March, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) as the latest inductee into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” and warned that the pervasive culture of lack of compliance with the FOI Act is eroding public trust in the Government and its agencies. In a statement in Lagos, MRA’s Programme Officer, ... Read More »

MRA Names National Lottery Regulatory Commission into FOI Hall of Shame

Lagos, Monday, March 5, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the National Lottery Regulatory Commission as this week’s inductee into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” for consistently violating the provisions of the FOI Act and operating in secrecy contrary to its own core values, which include transparency and accountability. In a statement in Lagos, MRA’s Programme ... Read More »