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Making Nigeria Work for Its People

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Nigerians recently voted for the All Progressives Congress (APC) because it promised to change poverty to prosperity, tackle insecurity of life and property, combat impunity and corruption, restore the rule of law and encourage transparency in ...

Dodd-Frank's bid to clean up extractive industries stymied by oil business

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Attempt to prevent misappropriation of proceeds from drilling, mining and logging rights delayed by US lawsuit and opposition from multinationals

Federal Boards Dissolution: Civil Society Groups Hail Buhari, Offer Advice On Way Forward

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Civil Society Groups working on Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance in Nigeria have commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the Dissolution of Boards of Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies and Departments on July 16.

Furore Over Diversion of NLNG Dividends

Monday, July 20, 2015

The recent allegation that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation failed to remit to the treasury dividends paid by the NLNG has fuelled the need to appoint a reputable international audit firm to probe the payment and utilisation of the funds ...

An unfinished agenda: The progress of U.S.-backed economic development goals in Africa

Sunday, July 19, 2015

President Obama will make what is likely to be his last trip to sub-Saharan Africa while in office when he visits Kenya and Ethiopia later this week, just after hosting newly elected Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House on Monday.

Bane of Nigeria's Oil Sector

Monday, July 20, 2015

With the identified shortfalls in the oil and gas industry over the years, it has become so obvious that the virtual appointment of people that lack necessary technical know-how to oversee the nation's oil and gas industry is largely responsible for ...

EITI Draft Coming This Month

Sunday, July 19, 2015

A draft pilot study of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) will be published this month, according to one official from the EITI Implementation Multi Stakeholder Group (MSG).

Convert ‘galamsey’ threats into opportunities

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Mr Sulemana Koney, has expressed worry about the inability of the country to convert threats of illegal miners, popularly known as “galamsey,” into opportunities so it can rake in some revenue.

Commentary: Obama's visit and what it holds for Kenya

Thursday, July 16, 2015

President Obama's visit to Kenya during the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit next week will be a milestone in deepening the Kenya-US bilateral relations. This is the first time such a meeting is being held in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Base Titanium Adopts Best Mining Practices

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Kenya is about to enter an important new stage in the development of its mining sector. The Mining Bill 2014, currently under review by the Senate, should be enacted before the end of the year and Kenya is about to embark on developing a 20-year ...

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