Freedom of Information

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 […]
4 December 2020

What Happens After A Freedom Of Information (FOIAct) Request Is Made? (Part One) #FAQs

Frequently Asked. More on #YMonitorFOI What happens after you have made your request? Visit: for more on all your answered FOI questions Are you following […]
4 December 2020

Is a Freedom Of Information (FOIAct) Request Free of Charge? #FAQs

Frequently asked. #FAQs on the #YMonitorFOI Is a request free of charge? Well, it is except in cases where the information required has to be duplicated […]
4 December 2020

How You Can Make A Freedom of Information (FOIAct) Request in Nigeria

Empowering Nigerians with accountability tools might just be the first strategic step towards building a culture of transparency in governance. Do you know you can make […]