AfDB panel’s verdict clears coast for Adesina’s second term

The long-awaited report by the independent review panel led by former Irish President Mary Robinson held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, has exonerated President African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina of any ethical wrongdoings.  The panel was set up by the Bureau of Governors of the Bank, following a complaint by the United States of America, to review the process by Read More

NEITI to rank oil, gas coys, MDAs on audit compliance

June 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

By Benjamin UMUTEMEAbujaThe Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has stated that it will undertake a compliance ranking of all companies and government agencies that are participating in its ongoing 2019 oil and gas industry audit. The ranking exercise which is instituted to examine levels of compliance to the data gathering component of the NEITI’s audit process among participating entities Read More

Community Policing: At last, South-east govs reach truce with IGP

May 27, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Southeast Governors, Wednesday, reached an agreement with the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, over the modalities for earlier proposed community policing. Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state and Chairman, Southeast Governors Forum,  disclosed this after a virtual meeting of the governors with Mr Adamu. Southeast Governors had on Sunday declined proposed template made by the IGP on setting up Read More