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Kano Gas Project It is the Citizen's Right to Know Extractive Deal

Kano Gas Project: It is the Citizen’s Right to Know Extractive Deal

Residents of the Rigar Duka community in Kura Local Government Area of Kano state say they do not have concrete information regarding the Gas Pipeline project taking place in their area.  This affirms the secrecy in the activities of Nigeria’s extractive deal that makes it seem citizens have no right to information about the extractive …

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Women, Children risk death in FCT community over collapsed health facility 

Women, Children risk death in FCT community over collapsed health facility 

Women and Children in the Kigbe community at Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT-Abuja), Nigeria’s capital city risk death over a collapsed healthcare facility.  This is even as the community residents rely on the collapsed health facility for their healthcare delivery. This is a circumstance that puts women and children in a …

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NNPC refuses disclosure, abandons Jos Oil Pipeline Project

NNPC refuses disclosure, abandons Jos Oil Pipeline Project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) saddled with the responsibility of managing and harnessing Nigeria’s oil and gas in what appears an attitude to a disregard for accountability that has helped undermine its country’s extractive sector, has refused to disclose contract deals, and has abandoned the Jos oil pipeline project. Under the deal, NNPC awarded …

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Let Shapi community benefit from N1.15 trillion FCT Budget

Let Shapi community benefit from N1.15 trillion FCT Budget

The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA), should ensure that the Shapi community located at Gumbu ward in Kwali Area Council of FCT that relies on dirty ponds as a source of drinking water benefits from the N1.15 trillion 2024 FCT Budget.  Monitng, civic public accountability has exposed how the Shapi community suffers a huge infrastructural …

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Nigeria's Non-Compliance With Disclosure a Challenge to Extractive Transparency 

Nigeria’s Non-Compliance With Disclosure a Challenge to Extractive Transparency 

The Nigerian state’s non-compliance with disclosure continues to be a challenge confronting its extractive industry transparency. Nowhere does non-compliance happen like the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), saddled with the responsibility of managing and harnessing Nigeria’s oil and gas. The non-disclosure by the NPPC in the way it carries out activities in the extractive sector …

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Cross River State Children Learn Under Terrible Condition

Cross River State Children Learn Under Terrible Condition

Children in the Government Primary School at Ikot Effanga in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, South-South Nigeria continue to learn under terrible conditions as the school has become deplorable. Mr. Agba Jalingo, a journalist exposed how children in the government public primary school learn sitting on a bare floor that is dusty and tattered. …

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Dutse Alhaji's first gate becomes terribly deplorable

Dutse Alhaji’s first gate becomes terribly deplorable

Dutse Alhaji’s first gate located directly opposite Zenith Bank on the right-hand side when driving from Abuja – city centre to Bwari Area Council of FCT has become terribly deplorable. The terrible portion of the road that is less than two kilometres from First Gate to the popular Koro Mosque has become a predicament for …

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Ebonyi Indigenous people languish over Airport construction

Ebonyi Indigenous people languish over Airport construction

The indigenous people of Onuachi Umuezeoka community in Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi state are still languishing over the forceful takeover of their lands and demolition of their homes by the state for the construction of an airport. About 25 indigenous people who spoke to MAWA-Foundation at Onuachi Umuezeoka community in different narratives, …

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FCT community Pregnant women die over poorly equipped hospital

FCT community Pregnant women die over poorly equipped hospital

Pregnant women and children are dying in Shanagu Ikwa community in Gwagwalada Area Council of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over poorly equipped hospital. Residents say they are worried because an estimated 2,500 population from the community depend on the hospital for healthcare delivery. Mr. Usman Mohammed, a community champion who raised the alarm over …

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Water Resource Ministry abandons N336 million dam project

Water Resource Ministry abandons N336 million dam project

Nigeria’s Ministry of Water Resources in what appears predominant practices that have helped undermine the country’s development has abandoned N336.6 million dam project in Katsina State. Under the deal, Water Resources Ministry in the 2022 budget, allocated the sum of N336.6 million for the construction of Jare Earth Dam in Bakori Local Government Area of …

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