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NEITI: Three IOCs' Records Contain Nigeria's $13.7bn 4-Year Crude Oil Loss

3 August 2015
NEITI on Sunday said that the information with which it was able to identify in its audit report that Nigeria lost about 160 million barrels of crude oil valued at $13.7 billion.
3 August 2015
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11 August 2015
Webinar: Consultation on how the EITI assesses country progress (EITI...
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18 August 2015 to 20 August 2015
National Coordinators and Communication Officers from Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sao Tome...
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2 September 2015 to 4 September 2015
The 16th IACC will take place in Putrajaya, Malaysia, from the 2nd – 4th September 2015. The Conference...
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31 July 2015
The quest, challenges and exciting possibilities of unlocking data.
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Which is lesser of the Two Evils?

31 July 2015
With the Nationwide ceasefire and elections approaching, an average non-Myanmar ethnic nationality will be conjecturing of which one is of the lesser evil, since he has to choose between the two Myanmar groups to be his boss, either the Tatmadaw backed...

Europe’s Other Crackdown

31 July 2015
Azerbaijan is decimating its human rights activists, and why not? It’s faced almost no consequences for its repression.

U.S.$25.3 Billion Oil Money Stolen in Eight Years - NEITI

31 July 2015
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) yesterday declared that about $25.3billion of the nation's oil monies was missing.

Nigeria lost crude oil worth over $13b in three years - official

31 July 2015
The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Hajiya Zainab Shamsuna-Ahmed, has said that about 160 million barrels of oil valued at $13.7bn were stolen under the watch of the national oil giant, the Nigerian ...

Press focuses on revival of refineries, gas carrier ships, others

31 July 2015
The resumption of production by refineries, the acquisition of four gas carrier ships and President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Cameroon dominate reports in most Nigerian newspapers on Thursday.

Fiscal regime for mining industry may still happen before election

31 July 2015
Fiscal regime for mining industry that seeks to increase the share of the government in the earnings of mining firms operating in the country may still happen before President Benigno S. Aquino III steps down in 2016.

Olympics: Kazakhstan backs Olympic promises with oil fund

30 July 2015
Kazakhstan will break into its $70 billion sovereign wealth fund to help pay the bills if it wins the 2022 Winter Olympics, Prime Minister Karim Massimov said Wednesday ahead of an IOC vote.

Government of the Republic of Kenya--Government of the United States of America Joint Commitment to Promote Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kenya

29 July 2015
The Government of the Republic of Kenya (Government of Kenya) and the Government of the United States of America (U.S. Government), hereinafter referred to as the "two Governments," RECOGNIZING the shared values and aspirations of our people for a ...

Obama to help Uhuru fight corruption, details of Kenya-America anti-corruption deal emerge

29 July 2015
US President Barack Obama committed to help President Uhuru Kenyatta deal with graft in one of the agreements signed over the weekend.

Gov’t to Adopt “Green Economy” Policies

29 July 2015
Policies and frameworks to develop an environmentally conscious Green Economy structure in Myanmar will be prepared, stakeholders announced at a national planning workshop held in Naypyitaw.

Obsession With Oil

28 July 2015
YES! All eyes are on Nigeria's oil money. Hardly one minute passes without stories of stolen billions and how to recover them. Fine and good; but we don't see the same energy channeled towards making new money and opening up other sectors of the ...

NEITI Board Dissolution Deepens Cracks among Extractive Sector’s CSOs

28 July 2015
The recent dissolution of the board of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) by the federal government has continued to create division amongst Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), which partake in discussions in Nigeria’s ...

Nigeria: On Governance and Nigeria's Oil Industry

28 July 2015
The recent dissolution of the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the presidential directive given the corporation to review existing refined product exchange agreements with various trading companies as well as the call for...

Transparency Initiative Boot Camp

27 July 2015
The U.S. Agency for International Development or USAID, partnered with the World Bank and several Asia-Pacific nations including Papua New Guinea for an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) boot camp.

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