• NNPC bid: we’ll ensure accountability, says GMD

    NNPC bid: we’ll ensure accountability, says GMD

    Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said the bid for the sales and purchase of Nigerian crude oil grades will be transparent.

    Baru said this in Abuja on Thursday when he declared the process open. ‎

    According to him, the crude oil contract tenders‎ are to ensure transparency, enshrine accountability and conduct business in line with best global practices.

    Baru said: “Today’s event marks yet another turning point in our quest to further enshrine transparency and […]

  • READ full text of former President Obasanjo’s speech: Nigeria Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Governance and Accountability

    READ full text of former President Obasanjo’s speech: Nigeria Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Governance and Accountability

    Corruption: Obasanjo lambasts NJC, says NASS stinks more

    Below is full text of former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the First Akintola Williams Annual Lecture in Lagos, November 23, 2016.

    When my sister, ’Toyin Olakunri, phoned to alert me about this Lecture, the telephone connection was poor and I could hardly hear her but I got the name of Mr. Akintola Williams which has always struck reverence and awe in me.

    Mr. Akintola Williams has seen active days and has been an active participant […]

  • We cancelled teachers’ recruitment exercise to ensure probity, accountability – Governor Emmanuel

    We cancelled teachers’ recruitment exercise to ensure probity, accountability – Governor Emmanuel

    Governor Udom Emmanuel has stated that his decision to cancel the last teachers’ recruitment exercise was to ensure probity and accountability.

    Addressing journalists in Uyo on arrival from an official engagement in Abuja, the governor explained that his government decided to cancel the teachers’ recruitment exercise after uncovering the illicit activities of a syndicate that was behind the issuance of fake appointment letters to thousands of unqualified applicants.

    According to him, ‘’my administration was not ready to bow to any sentiments in […]

  • We’ll return Nigeria to good old days of accountability, says Buhari

    We’ll return Nigeria to good old days of accountability, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the determination of his administration to restore the country to the “good old days of accountability”.

    Speaking at a meeting on Tuesday with the Director, Global Upstream of Shell Oil Company at the State House, Abuja, President Buhari said he will leave a legacy of improved infrastructure, particularly in the power sector, and also ensure better security in the Niger Delta.

    “It is only by doing this that investor morale and confidence will return, and the economy […]

  • FG’s commitment to accountability, transparency non-negotiable, says Adeosun

    FG’s commitment to accountability, transparency non-negotiable, says Adeosun

    According to reports, the Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has explained that the current administration’s commitment to accountability and transparency is non-negotiable.

     

    She spoke at the opening of the 46th Annual Conference of the Chartered Institute of Nigeria (ICAN).

    The minister urged the institute to ensure that accountability and transparency remain the watchword of its members.

    According to her, the government’s open door policy and timely release of vital information would continue.

    The need for professionalism, she said, was needed to join forces with […]

  • Nigeria is a poor country, accountability is not making people know there is severe shortage – Buhari

    Nigeria is a poor country, accountability is not making people know there is severe shortage – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the prudence and accountability employed by his administration in managing the Nation’s affairs are creating the impression of prosperity whereas reverse was the case.

    The president stated that Nigeria was a poor nation and was in severe shortage of resources. But he said that the commitment to transparency and accountability were paying off.

    The President spoke Thursday at State House, Abuja, while receiving the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director and Under Secretary General of […]