Diezani Alison-Madueke

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Apr 7th, 2014
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by Ross Alabo George If her key accomplishment is making sure that a major oil producing country like Nigeria has petroleum products in filling stations around the country and the long queues disappear, then, the simple truth is that we do not need her. If all she does is make sure that our crude oil...
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Mar 31st, 2014
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by Safiya Bello It seems that women are held up to different standards in this country. A woman in any position of power is judged not just by her competence or her contributions but by some other less palatable standards. And when she doesn’t conform to these undefined rules, the male critics ...
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Feb 17th, 2014
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by Dr. Audu Obanta Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, would go down in history as the most controversial Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). From his actions and words these past five years since his appointment as the boss of the apex bank, he comes as someone who revels in controversy. No doub...
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Feb 13th, 2014
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by William Wallis Nigeria’s central bank governor has exposed a multibillion-dollar subsidy racket inside the state-owned oil company that may partly explain huge shortfalls in what Africa’s leading oil producer is earning from its crude. The allegations by Lamido Sanusi about the mismanagement of Ni...
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Feb 13th, 2014
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(Reuters) – Nigerian lawmakers investigating a claim that the state oil company has failed to remit $20 billion in oil revenues ordered a forensic audit of fuel-subsidy payments on Thursday to find out where the money has gone. Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi wrote a letter last September t...
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Jan 2nd, 2014
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Fejiro Oliver The President/CiC Aso Hill Villa 31st December 2013. Every man, every woman who has to take up the service of government, must ask themselves two questions: ‘Do I love my people in order to serve them better? Am I humble and do I listen to everybody, to diverse opinions in order t...
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Oct 4th, 2013
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By Adekunle Lukman For almost two hours on Sunday 29th of September. 2013, president Goodluck Jonathan responded to questions from journalists and Nigerians on twitter on various national questions ranging from insecurity, power, 2015 elections to cost of governance, and corruption. President Jonatha...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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  Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke Civil societies under the aegis of Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders on Wednesday, staged a protest at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission office in Lagos State, seeking the probe of the Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani A...
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Feb 25th, 2013
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Leadership (Abuja) editorial At a recent oil and gas conference, the managing director of Shell Petroleum Development Company stated that Nigeria’s economy loses $6billion annually to crude oil theft. Consequently, President Goodluck Jonathan has been seeking the assistance of the western world...
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Feb 24th, 2013
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Abuja — Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff met with Nigeria’s leader Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja on Saturday for talks that were expected to focus on boosting trade, notably in the energy sector. Oil-rich Nigeria is Brazil’s main commercial partner in Africa, with bilateral trade soar...