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Freedom Of Information Act Binding On States–Appeal Court Rules

Freedom Of Information Act Binding On States–Appeal Court Rules

🕔18:52, 13.Apr 2018

Nigerian states no longer have powers to reject requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act(FoI), the Court of Appeal has ruled. In a March 27 decision at the Akure Division, the Court of Appeal ruled that the requests for

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DROWNING IN DEBT: How FG Borrowed $4.8bn In Two Years

DROWNING IN DEBT: How FG Borrowed $4.8bn In Two Years

🕔06:19, 10.Jul 2017

Some stakeholders say the government should only borrow to finance capital projects and infrastructure that have the capacity to generate funds for both debt servicing and repayment of the principal. This is hardly the case as most of the debts are spent on programmes and routine expenses

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Six Years Of The Freedom Of Information Act In Nigeria

Six Years Of The Freedom Of Information Act In Nigeria

🕔01:56, 5.Jun 2017

Given the importance of this unique legislation, it’s extremely necessary to highlight its salient features for everyone to appreciate and realise why it shouldn’t be allowed to…

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