Presented by
Group Two
Tackling the Challenges of
Freedom of Information Act in
Nigeria
CHALLENGES
A. Government
Executive
Arm
implementatio
n problem
Legislativ
e Arm
Lack of
political will,
lack of
transparen...
B. MEDIA
Open to
threat
Lack of
Sufficie
nt
attentio
n to FOI
Act
Ownership
influence
C. SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT
Illiteracy
Norms, Customs, Ethnicity
Nonchallant attitude of
community members.
Ignorance (lack ...
SOLUTIONS
-Proper use of ICT For
Documentation(Data Base
Management)
- Political party differences
should be played down f...
The Car Accident in the Animal Kingdom
Withholding information is the
essence of tyranny. Control of the
flow of information is the tool of
the dictatorship.
Bru...
Team members
Olatunbosun Michael
Oyo
08023517565
Adebesin Abiodun
Ogun
08052034717
Kemi Oyewole
Ekiti
07064208901
Ebofin M...
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Tackling the Challenges of Freedom of Information Act in Nigeria

  1. 1. Presented by Group Two Tackling the Challenges of Freedom of Information Act in Nigeria
  2. 2. CHALLENGES A. Government Executive Arm implementatio n problem Legislativ e Arm Lack of political will, lack of transparency, policy ambiguity Judicial Arm Time factor, cost Others are: Poor information management, Poor ICT management
  3. 3. B. MEDIA Open to threat Lack of Sufficie nt attentio n to FOI Act Ownership influence
  4. 4. C. SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT Illiteracy Norms, Customs, Ethnicity Nonchallant attitude of community members. Ignorance (lack of direction on how to access information, religious belief) Self-centredness
  5. 5. SOLUTIONS -Proper use of ICT For Documentation(Data Base Management) - Political party differences should be played down for the good of the community -Proper policy implementation - Proper Public Education through community outreach, conventional media and tradomedia, Unions, Trade Associations etc -Change of orientation on the proper use of social media -sensitization for community and Religious heads -Capacity building workshop for media practitioners -Program design Now it’s all hands to the pump ; whether you are a public office holder or private sector, lets do all we can do for the generation next. SOLUTIONS
  6. 6. The Car Accident in the Animal Kingdom
  7. 7. Withholding information is the essence of tyranny. Control of the flow of information is the tool of the dictatorship. Bruce Coville
  8. 8. Team members Olatunbosun Michael Oyo 08023517565 Adebesin Abiodun Ogun 08052034717 Kemi Oyewole Ekiti 07064208901 Ebofin Michael Osun 08060012425 Tolulope Oguntoyinbo Osun 08026579556 Wale Akintade Ondo 08038633440 Adeniji Jesupemiwole Ekiti 08062849718

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