Monthly Archives: June 2018

Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources Inducted into MRA’s ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Lagos, Monday, June 25, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today announced the induction of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, saying the institution has consistently failed to comply with its duties and obligations under the FOI Act, 2011. In a statement in Lagos, MRA’s Legal Officer, Ms Chioma Nwaodike, said: “The Federal ... Read More »

Court Again Strikes out Motion to Suspend Proceedings in MRA’s FOI Suit against Lagos State Government

LAGOS, June 21, 2018: For the second time in four months, a Lagos High Court has struck out a motion by the Lagos State Government to suspend proceedings in a Freedom of Information suit brought against it by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) pending the Government’s appeal against the court’s ruling that the FOI Act, 2011 is applicable to the Government ... Read More »