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Campaigning for Access to Information in Nigeria

A Report of the Legislative Advocacy Programme

for the Enactment of a Freedom of Information Act


 

Front Matters

Introduction

Part One 
                                                                                                    

Background to the Freedom of Information Bill

Origins of the Freedom of Information Campaign                                    
Consultative Process in Finalising the Freedom of Information Bill    

 

Part Two                                                                                                    

 Advocacy for the Passage of the Freedom of Information Bill              

               Letters to President Olusegun Obasanjo and Ministers                                        

               Introducing the Freedom of Information Bill into the National Assembly         

               Mediating Problems                                    
              
Meetings With Key Officials of the House of Representatives                         
               Advocacy Targeted at Other Members of the House of Representatives           
               Other Advocacy Efforts and Activities

               Media Advocacy
               Building Civil Society Support for the Freedom of Information Bill                     
              
The First and Second Reading of the Freedom of Information Bill                                       Study Tour of the United States and the United Kingdom by Legislators                 Advocacy Work at the Senate                                                                                                 The Crisis in the National Assembly and its Effect on the Bill        
              
The Third Reading of the Freedom of Information Bill  

               Preparations for the Public Hearing on the Bill               

               The Public Hearing on the Freedom of Information Bill    

               Letters to Principal Officers of the House of Representatives  

 

Part Three    

Text of the Freedom of Information Bill            

               Introduction                                                                             

              The Freedom of Information Bill with the Committee’s  Recommendations   

              Comments on Recommendations by the House Committee on Information

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