Professor Attahiru Jega

Waziri Adio, the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) receiving the Anti-Corruption Defender Award from Ayo Obe, lawyer and human rights activist during the 13th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting at NECA House, Alausa in Lagos.

2018 – Mr Waziri Adio

For ages, issues of transparency have dogged Nigeria’s extractive industry. The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) was set up in 2004 to ensure due process, transparency and accountability in payments by the companies and revenue receipts by the federal government. Waziri Onibiyo Adebowale Adio first joined NEITI in 2007. He was appointed the Executive …

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2016 – The Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC)

The Public and Private Development Centre, PPDC, is a rare and effective definition of watchdog activism in the broad and expansive Nigerian civic space. Its challenging location in the governance framework of our country’s political and policy setting is that exerting midriff of civic oversight.  From that spot, PPDC nudges the state to actualise its …

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2015 – Professor Attahiru Jega

Professor Attahiru Jega was a well-deserving recipient of the coveted 2015 Anticorruption Defender Award. He was celebrated for his firm stands in the face of an evidently intimidating pressure, to manage the electoral process and provide exemplary leadership that gave us the honour of a credible, free and fair 2015 elections, and signalled the pathway …

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