Monthly Archives: September 2018

MRA Inducts National Broadcasting Commission into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Lagos, Monday, September 24, 2018:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) this week’s inductee into the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, saying that its overall performance in the implementation of the FOI Act over the last seven years falls far short of what is required of a public institution covered by the Act. ... Read More »

Code of Conduct Bureau Inducted into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

LAGOS, Monday, September 17, 2018: The Code of Conduct Bureau today joined the ever-growing list of public institutions occupying the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” as Media Rights Agenda (MRA) named the Bureau this week’s inductee for its troubling refusal to comply with its obligations under the FOI Act and enforce the provisions of the Law which would ... Read More »

Media Rights Agenda Inducts Nigeria Football Federation Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

LAGOS, Monday, September 10, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, accusing the agency of carrying out its activities under an institutional cloak of secrecy that has enabled corruption to flourish in the football sector in Nigeria, frequently causing the country avoidable embarrassment. In a statement ... Read More »

Media Rights Agenda Inducts Nigeria Football Federation Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

LAGOS, Monday, September 10, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, accusing the agency of carrying out its activities under an institutional cloak of secrecy that has enabled corruption to flourish in the football sector in Nigeria, frequently causing the country avoidable embarrassment. In a statement ... Read More »

National Human Rights Commission Enters ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for Violating Citizens’ Right to Information

Lagos, Monday, September 3, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, describing its failure to comply with key aspects of the FOI Act as “a disappointing violation of the rights of citizens to information by an institution established specifically to protect and defend their rights.” ... Read More »