AIG: Building a Platform for African Leaders

Concerned about change and building a new crop of African leaders, the President of the Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and wife, Ofovwe, in 2012 set up Africa Initiative for Governance. Agha Ibiam who attended an event organised by the organisation at Oxford University, reports

The framers and founders of Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG), Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and wife, Ofovwe, do not believe in building an empire for themselves without gi

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Lagos to Acquire 5,000 Air-conditioned Buses, Float N100b Transport Infrastructure Bond

In line with its three-year Bus Reform Initiative, the Lagos State Government is to introduce over 5000 air-conditioned buses to replace the yellow commercial buses, popularly called Danfo.

Under the arrangement, the State Government is to launch public transportation infrastructure bond of N100 billion that would span between seven and 10 years.

Speaking at the weekend in Lagos, the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode said: “You are aware that the Federal Government paid the

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Audit Reports: NEITI Wants Portion of Funds Recovered by FG

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, is seeking for share in the monies recovered on the basis of its reports.

 

NEITI had on a yearly basis, released about 12 audit reports revealing amounts of money accruing to the country that were unremitted, diverted and misappropriated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and its subsidiaries, as well as other operators in the petroleum and solid minerals industries.

 

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