Policy Alert Executive Director Tijah Bolton-Akpan said: “The energy transition has been heralded as a solution for both the energy and the climate crises. But corruption has not only exacerbated climate change but also severely limited the options for the energy transition.”
According to a letter to the award-winning journalist signed by Policy Alert Executive Director Tijah Bolton-Akpan, the award was instituted as part of its efforts “to strengthen public accountability in the Niger Delta.”
Policy experts in the extractive sector have called on the federal government to ensure that the sector’s successor regulatory agencies hit the ground running with implementation of provisions related to contract transparency and beneficial ownership.
Policy Alert, a Civil Society Organisation promoting fiscal and ecological justice in the Niger Delta, has called on the Akwa Ibom State Government and Gov Udom Emmanuel to erase the shadows and be clear on how it intends to fund the 2022 budget proposal.
Policy Alert urges the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to provide for the energy transition and demands immediate audit of the stabilization fund.
Policy Alert, a citizens’ group in Nigeria, has conceptualized a new project titled: #WetinWeGain2 – Putting citizens at the centre of beneficial ownership and contract transparency reforms in Nigeria.
In an eight-point memorandum, Policy Alert highlighted the need for massive injection of funds to the social sectors of the budget.
Policy Alert has faulted President Buhari’s assent to the Petroleum Industry Act 2021, urging communities to test the provisions of the Act before the courts.
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A NGO called Policy Alert, has announced that its Open Gov Hackathon 2019 will hold on 21-22 November, 2019 in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.