Freedom of Information

19 February 2021

Basic tips for effective Freedom Of Information (FOI) Request

Access to government records is critical to understanding official policies and government decision-making processes, such as budgeting and allocation.  Having access to public records or information […]
3 February 2021

The Freedom of Information and Citizen Empowerment

Freedom of information is an integral part of every functioning democracy and an efficient tool for citizen empowerment to hold the government accountable. When citizens have […]
2 February 2021

Call For Ymonitor FOI Ambassadors (Applications Opened Nationwide)

Call For Ambassadors!!! For The Future Project’s @tfaafrica Freedom Of Information Training Workshop Do you reside in Nigeria? And you are, 18-35 years? Are you a […]
9 December 2020

What Happens If Your Request From A Public Institution Is Refused #FAQs

Our #YMonitorFOI series has focused on amplifying the #FOIAct, it’s importance, the process of making a request & to emphasise an overall need to create more […]
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

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 […]
4 December 2020

Who Can You Make A Freedom Of Information (FOIAct) Request to? #FAQs

Who can you make an FOI request to? 1. A public official, agency or institution 2. Any legislative, executive or advisory body 3. Any subsidiary body […]