Tag: Waziri Adio

Waziri Adio: Recession as Opportunity for Reversing Resource Curse

By Waziri Adio  And, sadly, it came to pass. It is well predicted that most countries blessed with natural resources, even in the best of times, perform worse economically than countries not so endowed; and that, when times are tough, countries that are dependent on natural resources come to an[Read More…]

“3 Unit of A 3-Bedrooom Bungalow, $821 In Domicilliary Accounts, Others” – NEITI Boss, Waziri Adio Declares Assets

Waziri Adio, executive secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), has released the details of his asset declaration and encouraged public officers to be open about what they declare. In a statement he issued on Wednesday, Adio said although it is not a requirement that public officers must[Read More…]

Just In: Buhari Appoints Waziri Adio [@Waziriadio] Executive Secretary NEITI

Waziri Adio has been appointed the executive secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) by President Muhammadu Buhari. The appointment was announced on Tuesday by the office of the secretary to the government of the federation in a statement signed by Bolaji Adebiyi, the director of press. Adio,[Read More…]

Opinion: The Mornings After The Bruising Campaigns

By Waziri Adio Barring another last-minute orchestration, the much anticipated 2015 presidential election will hold in four days. Presidential campaigns will officially stop on Thursday, bringing this unusual campaign season to a much needed end. As we embark on the countdowns, it is important to start thinking of the serious[Read More…]

Waziri Adio: Averting The Doomsday Scenario In 2015

Philosophers have hitherto only interpreted the world; the point is to change it – Karl Marx Many political analysts and observers seemed agreed on one point: the inevitability of widespread violence during and after the February 2015 elections. To be sure, the generalised state of insecurity in the land, the[Read More…]

Waziri Adio: Ekiti And Osun States As Political Battlegrounds

The governorship elections in Ekiti State this Saturday, and in Osun State on August 9, will generate interests and anxieties beyond the two states. It should be expected. These are single-state elections and as such they will give room for disproportionate attention and proxy wars, as was the case in[Read More…]