Citizens urged to use FOIA to access information

By Funmi Falobi.   Nigerian citizens have been urged to familiarise themselves with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in order to access public information and promote transparency in the country.   This was the outcome by experts at a tweet a-thon entitled “The Use of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by Media and Civil Society … Continue reading Citizens urged to use FOIA to access information

Only 20% of Africans use the internet

-By FUNMI FALOBI, Lagos. Research has revealed that Africa lags behind among comity of nations in the area of internet usage and access to internet. According to a report by the World Economic Forum, percentage of individuals using the internet showed that Europe has 77.6 percent; America 66.0 percent; Arab States 37.0; Asia and Pacific … Continue reading Only 20% of Africans use the internet

LAGOS COMMUNITIES DECRY POOR INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT

Communities in Lagos state have cried out over the poor state of infrastructural development, calling on the state government to come to their rescue. Speaking at a media parley organized by the International Press Centre, IPC, Lagos with the theme “Solution-driven Reporting of Poor Social/Living Conditions in Lagos Rural Communities” supported by the World Association … Continue reading LAGOS COMMUNITIES DECRY POOR INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT