2006 - 2007 IPF Fellow
Original affiliation: Executive Director, Centre for Governance and Policy Engagement
Current affiliation: International Director, Concerned Professionals
2006 - 2007: Resource curse in Nigeria: perception and challenges
The objectives of the project are to examine public perception of attempts by the Nigerian government to combat the resource curse in Nigeria since 1999; identify institutional bottlenecks in combating the resource curse and recommend ways of reforming them utilizing pressure from civic and international groups; identify the limitations of civil society in ensuring greater transparency and accountability in government despite its initiatives since 1999 and develop a methodology for ensuring a more effective civil society/government partnership in ensuring a greater transparency and accountability in government; and write policy study and research paper for informed civil society organizations, ministries, departments and agencies including the Ministry of Finance and the Budget Office of the Government in Nigeria.
Working groups: Combating the Resource Curse
Relevant countries: Nigeria