Govternment’s Culpability in Crude Oil Theft

Monday, August 3, 2015

Nigeria’s loss of revenues due to crude oil theft reached alarming proportions during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan when it threatened the implementation of the federal government’s annual budgets.

Gem Industry Lacks Transparency Practices

Sunday, August 2, 2015

The gem industry in Myanmar has no transparency in their business practices, according to Vicky Bowman, director of Myanmar Center for Responsible Business (MCRB).

World body says it won’t pressure Buhari to reverse sacking of NEITI board

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Any lingering hopes that the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Board dissolution may be reviewed faded on Friday, amid reports that the executive board of the global EITI has opted not to interfere in Nigeria’s internal affair.

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

Saturday, August 1, 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.

Which is lesser of the Two Evils?

Thursday, July 30, 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

Wednesday, July 29, 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

Wednesday, July 29, 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

Wednesday, July 29, 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

Wednesday, July 29, 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

Tuesday, July 28, 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.