During the pro democracy struggle which climaxed in the June 12 struggle against prolonged military rule in Nigeria, the political elites were not anywhere near the trenches.
Policy Alert, a non-governmental organization working to promote socio-economic development in the Niger Delta, has called on the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly to step up its oversight of budget implementation in the state.
Oil Blocks Renewal: Policy Alert, HEDA, CISLAC, 19 other CSOs Task FG on Openness, Beneficial Ownership
“Openness should cover all stages of the contracting process, namely the planning, allocation and award, as well as information about contract terms and their implementation,” the groups insist.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Thursday in Abuja called for a change in security architecture of the country to reduce level of crime in both the rural and urban centres.
MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday, March 12, launched the Catalytic Capital Consortium, dedicating $150 million to help address financing gaps in impact investing, particularly for funds and intermediaries that are not a fit for conventional investment.