Why Nigerian extractive industry transparency initiative is unique — Head, EITI International


The Head of the International Secretariat and the Executive Director of the global EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative), Mark Robinson, was in Nigeria last week. During the three-day visit, Mr Robinson held meetings with key government officials, agencies and civil society groups on the EITI remediation process.

Business & Economy Editor, Bassey Udo was at his meeting with civil society groups and the media where he acknowledged Nigeria’s progress. He said the country’s achievements so far put her in a unique class among the 52 EITI member countries.

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PT: Since you arrived in Nigeria, you have been holding meetings with several government officials and agencies. What’s your assessment of Nigeria’s progress in the EITI process?

MARK: Today is the one…



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