Monthly Archives: May 2018

National Inland Waterways Authority inducted into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Lagos, Monday, May 21, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) the latest recipient of the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” award, accusing the agency of consistently violating its obligations under the FOI Act. NIWA, which was previously known as the Inland Waterways Department (IWD) of the Federal Ministry of Transport, metamorphosed into ... Read More »

MRA Inducts Eko Electricity Distribution Company into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for Disregarding FOI Act

Lagos, Monday, May 14, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) into the Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for its disregard of the FOI Act as demonstrated by its failure to comply with its obligations under the Act since it was passed into Law seven years ago. In a statement in Lagos, ... Read More »

MRA Inducts NPF Pensions Limited into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Lagos, Monday, May 7, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the NPF Pensions Limited this week’s inductee into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” for the opacity of its operation in violation of the provisions of the FOI Act.  It said the institution’s practice of operating in secrecy was also contrary to its own core values, which ... Read More »