Timelines of Attacks by Niger Delta Avengers

Timelines of Attacks by Niger Delta Avengers

By Joshua Olufemi

Agitating group known as Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have claimed responsibility for blowing several crude oil pipelines in the south south region of Nigeria. Based on data gathered from the websites of the group and Ventures Africa, the total number of attacks reached fifteen as at Sunday July 24, 2016. Read More

State of Primary Health Care Spending in Nigeria (2001-2014)

State of Primary Health Care Spending in Nigeria (2001-2014)

By Joshua Olufemi and Deji Adekunle

There is temptation to believe that primary health care is thriving in Nigeria if the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA’s data that N32.7 billion has been spent between 2001 and 2014 on construction of 687 Primary Healthcare Centres in something to go by. Read More

Infographics: Decade of Unimplemented Recommendations in the Nigerian Oil Sector

Infographics: Decade of Unimplemented Recommendations in the Nigerian Oil Sector

By Joshua Olufemi and David Ndukwe

Various committees have been instituted to look into the corruption practices that plague the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector.   Read More

Infographics: How To Spend Nigeria’s Recovered Loot

Infographics: How To Spend Nigeria’s Recovered Loot

By David Ndukwe

On the 6th of May 2016, the Federal Government and the President of the Federation announced the 2016 budget. It came with a bit of salt to the public as it was NGN6.06 trillion higher than the previous budget of NGN 4.49 trillion. In fact, this was the highest budget ever proposed. Read More

Cost of Lost $9 Billion Oil Money: 205,000 Schools or 144,000 PHCs.

Cost of Lost $9 Billion Oil Money: 205,000 Schools or 144,000 PHCs.

By David Ndukwe

According to 2013 Report recently released by Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Nigeria lost at least $9 billion in 2013 to dodgy financial practices in the oil and gas sector. Read More

2015 Budget: National Assembly’s N150billion enough to fund capital votes for 20 Federal MDAs

2015 Budget: National Assembly’s N150billion enough to fund capital votes for 20 Federal MDAs

The whopping N150 billion allocated to the National Assembly in the 2015 Appropriation Act, can fund capital votes for 20 Ministries, Departments and Parastatals [MDAs], a PREMIUM TIMES analysis of the budget has shown. Read More