The Freedom of Information Act (FOI) is ready. The National Assembly completed the job with the President few days ago. Now, you can ask for more information about how things work in the government with a legal backing. The goal? More transparency in the nation.
On May 28, 2011, Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan signed into law a Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, heralding the conclusion of arguably the most exciting legislative odyssey in postcolonial Nigeria.
The bill is available here (in pdf).