20 January 2021

Call For Applications for Freedom Information Training

Rife with the need to keep demanding good governance. The Future Project @tfaafrica is announcing the call for applications for the #YMonitorFOI Training for social innovators, […]
20 January 2021

YMonitor Issue 75: Failed Application

Dear Nigeria, We hope this letter truly “meets” you well?! The intention is to let you know our thoughts about all your recent employment interventions. We […]
17 December 2020

YMonitor Quarterly Show: Is There A Governance Accountability Model in Nigeria?

The YMonitor Quarterly show on Rubbin’Minds for this quarter featured  Ope Oriniowo and Mutiat Oladejo. They both detailed different models to ensure accountability in Nigeria. A […]
17 December 2020

Potholetracker: The abnormalities of Yidi Road, Lantoro Abeokuta [Photos]

Lantoro residents seem to have giving up on governance as the situation around them does not in anyway show that they are in the plans of […]
8 December 2020

Freedom of Information (FOI) Act in Nigeria

Having access to public information can also mean Freedom of Information. This explicitly refers to a citizen’s right to access information held by public authorities. FOI […]
8 December 2020

Understanding the Idea of ‘Local Government’ and grassroots development [A Citizen’s analysis]

The local government is so-called because it is expected to be closest to the people. It is not a foreign imposition; it is an arrangement that […]
8 December 2020

False democracy, distorted citizenship and the myth of Open governance

by Usman Alabi In a democracy, the state and citizens are together in a social contract. This contract spells out the role of both the citizens […]
4 December 2020

The Future Project launches the Freedom of Information (FOI) Project to encourage transparency in governance 

As part of their goal to solve the continent’s largest issues, The Future Project is set to launch the Freedom of Information (FOI) project – a […]
4 December 2020

What Happens After You Have Made Your Freedom Of Information (FOIAct) Request? (Part One) #FAQs

What happens after you have made your #FOIRequest? (5) things that usually would happen: 1) Information is provided 2) The institution might extend 3) The institution […]