Fuelling Poverty: a Film on the (Mis)Management of Nigeria’s Oil Wealth

I met Ishaya Bako during my last trip to Nigeria, on 13th January 2013 to be precise, at a lunch appointment with a friend in Wuse, Abuja. When I got to the Salamander CafĂ© by late afternoon, my friend was already there with Ishaya and three other people eating and chatting. I joined them, ordered … More Fuelling Poverty: a Film on the (Mis)Management of Nigeria’s Oil Wealth

Nigeria’s Missing Billions and Trillions

It used to be tens of millions of naira and occasionally, hundreds of millions of naira and when a corruption incident amounting to a billion naira was mentioned, we were stunned, disgusted and spoke about it intensely for weeks. Now misappropriation of public funds in Nigeria is recorded in billions and trillions of naira such … More Nigeria’s Missing Billions and Trillions