Category "Newsletter, 2017 July Edition"

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Publish What You Pay-Nigeria Two Day Multi-Stakeholders Training

The Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Nigeria with support from Ford Foundation held two-day training from 27th-28th July 2017 at Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The training was designed for multi-stakeholders working in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) standard application […]

Nigeria Gets New Oil Policy

The Nigerian state gets a new policy on oil administration; the new policy approval was the outcome of a memo presented to the Federal Executive Council (FEC), by Mr.IbeKachikwu, the Minister of State, Petroleum. The new National Petroleum Policy, according […]

Shell Paid $3.638 Billion To Nigeria In 2016

Royal Dutch Shell Plc, a Netherlands Oil Company, in its latest Report on Payments to Governments for the Year 2016 that was released June 2017 disclosed it paid $3.638bn to the Nigerian government in 2016. According to the report, out […]

Gas Flaring: Violating Fundamental Rights And Wasting The Wealth

Natural gas is a fossil fuel that contains a mix of hydrocarbon gases, mainly methane (CH4), along with varying amounts of ethane (C2H6), propane (C3 H8) and butane (C4H10). Carbon dioxide, oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen sulphide are also often present. […]

Extractive Sector Corruption Media Report: July 2017

In our monthly edition, we strive to collate media report on extractive sector corruption, and this is to ensure that discussion on the subject matter stays a national discourse that will spur effective reform in the extractive sector. It also […]

Publish What You Pay Nigeria Wins Anti-Corruption Advocacy Award

The Publish What You Pay Nigeria-has received an award for immense contribution to the Anti-Corruption war. The award was given to her by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Receiving the award, on behalf of the PWYP, Miss Danladi Erisa, […]

EITI Standard Is Achievable If We Are Determined: Usman Muttaka

Mr. Muhammad Usman Muttaka, a PhD and senior lecture at Economics Department, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria affirms that EITI standard framework can be achieved in Nigeria if the citizens and the state are determined. In this interview with Mr. Audu […]