sharing in governance of extractive industries
The use of EITI audit on social expenditure and its impact on the citizenry is exemplary as it is one of the genuine ways of measuring the effectiveness of natural resource management. The objective of EITI is to assist member countries in reversing the regime of secrecy and opacity through the periodic audit of the extractive sector and widespread dissemination of the findings of the audit reports, which contains the payments made by extractive companies to the government in form of taxes,…Continue
FORMALIZING ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING IN NIGERIA
The exploration of minerals in Nigeria by the artisanal method has occurred for over 2400 years from mining basic clays to base metals and gold. There have been popular culture in Nigeria that have…Continue
The leaks in the Snowden revelations, Panama and Paradise papers shows clearly a global corruption network. This gives rise to global poverty and inequality while the privileged few particularly the elite loot and hide their assets.
From the leaks, it becomes clear, keeping…Continue
Open Data: Central To Transparency And Accountability In Extractive Open data policy is the governance instrument on making data publicly available, accessible, and usable in a simplified format. It is a growing advocacy tool for…Continue