Publisher: 
Chatham House
Publication Type: 
Research on the EITI
Published Date: 
November, 2009

Nigeria's EITI - just a glorious audit?

By Nicholas Shaxson
This is an independent report about Nigeria’s implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) process. 

According to the author, there are a number of factors that have contributed to the perception of NEITI as an EITI success story –  strong political commitment being the strongest. In this article, Nicholas Shaxson questions NEITI’s effectiveness, looking past the praise.