Freedom of Information

14 May 2021

States’ Domestication of FOI In Nigeria

For over a decade since the Freedom of Information (FOI) was passed into law in Nigeria, no fewer than 16 states are yet to domesticate it or […]
30 April 2021

Freedom of Information Act and the Challenge of State Domestication in Nigeria

By Omidiji Olamilekan and Lilian Efobi Freedom of information refers to citizens’ right to access public records or information. It is a constitutional entrenchment that gives […]
14 April 2021

YMonitor Quarterly Show: Adopting the Freedom of information Act as an instrument for citizens empowerment and social movement

The YMonitor Quarterly show for this quarter examined issues around adopting the Freedom of information Act (FOI Act) as a strategy & instrument for citizens empowerment […]
29 March 2021

YMonitor Ambassador sensitises Rotarians, Rotaractors in Kano state on FOI

With the proliferation of active citizenship, especially among young adults, open governance and access to public information are becoming more profound to measure government performance and […]
26 March 2021

YMonitor Ambassador takes FOI campaign to Enugu Ministry of Information

In furtherance to empowering the citizens with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, Precious Chukwuekezie, our Enugu state Ambassador has been at the helm of advocacy, […]
25 March 2021

YMonitor Lagos Ambassador donates guides, engages 6 libraries, 8 schools, media outlets on FOI Act

Lilian Elochukwu Efobi is one of our 30 Ambassadors across the country’s six regions; she currently represents Lagos state and has been at the state’s heart, […]
17 March 2021

Access to information and its constraints in Nigeria

Access to information is vital to enable citizens to lend their voices, effectively keep the government on track, and dialogue critical decisions that affect their well […]
17 March 2021

The under-utilisation of Freedom of Information Act in Nigeria: A panacea

Despite the rigours and rigmarole undertaken to get the bill passed and signed into law, the Freedom of Information Act has since passage suffered gross under-utilisation […]
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 […]