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2020 NNPC Annual Performance Review
The 2020 Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Annual Performance Review delves into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on NNPC’s operations & performance, along with the inflow of investment into the oil fields in Nigeria. In June 2020, the Mele Kyari-led NNPC management, for the...
Power, Profits and the Pandemic
Power, Profits and the Pandemic From corporate extraction for the few to an economy that works for all The worsening inequality crisis triggered by COVID-19 is fuelled by an economic model that has allowed some of the world’s largest corporations to funnel billions of dollars in profits to...
Unpaid and underpaid care work and the global inequality crisis
UNPAID AND UNDERPAID CARE WORK AND THE GLOBAL INEQUALITY CRISIS Economic inequality is out of control. In 2019, the world’s billionaires, only 2,153 people, had more wealth than 4.6 billion people. This great divide is based on a flawed and sexist economic system that values the wealth of the...
Energy traders: missing links in the oil industry Oil trading is generally characterised by limited transparency and challenging business environments. The weak rule of law in many oil-producing countries has contributed to violent conflicts over the control of oil production and revenues. In...
''This Civic Space Strategy was drafted by Amy Oyekunle and Iheoma Obibi ((Mylid Company Limited, Lagos, Nigeria) with support from Oxfam in Nigeria and Oxfam Novib after due consultations with key stakeholders led by Henry Ushie. Some of the findings build on outcomes of a desk review and a...
Hassana Maina is an advocate against gender based violence and currently a student of the Nigerian Law school. She’s a poet who loves to write, teach and read. She describes herself as a tea enthusiast. As a young girl, she realized that even though she had her father’s support to be any woman she...
The gendered power dynamics and inequalities in Nigerian society are highly evident in the particular risk of gender-based violence that women and girls face. Widespread harmful traditional practices exist, including widow abuse, early and forced marriage, and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM...
PRESS STATEMENT ON IMF LOAN TO NIGERIA
PRESS STATEMENT CSOs CALL FOR TRANSPARENCY IN THE USE OF IMF COVID-19 EMERGENCY LOAN TO NIGERIA Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria welcome the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) prompt response to the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) request for financial assistance to fight the COVID-19...
Economic inequality is out of control. In 2019, the world’s billionaires, only 2,153 people, had more wealth than 4.6 billion people. This great divide is based on a flawed and sexist economic system that values the wealth of the privileged few, mostly men, more than the billions of hours of the...