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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ARCHIVE

Confronting the challenges of economic development, peace and vulnerability of multi – national corporations in Nigeria

 

By Paul Adepelumi, Executive Director, African Centre for Advocacy and Human Development (ACAHD)

An examination of Nigerian statutes would reveal that the major constituents of the laws which touch upon the exploration and production of petroleum date back to the Mineral Oil Act of 1914 which was promulgated to regulate the right to search for win and work mineral oils. Read more

 

Women Entrepreneurship as a tool for Economic Development in Nigeria

By Paul Adepelumi, Executive Director, African Centre for Advocacy and Human Development (ACAHD)

Nigeria holds the unenviable record of having her 85 million people of her 120 million people living in abject poverty. To control the this scourge, several Nigerian government have adopted and implemented various poverty alleviation programs dating back to oil boom era of the 1970’s and spanning to the current administration. Read more
HUMAN RIGHT ARCHIVE

Worsening spate of ritual killings

By Paul Adepelumi, Executive Director, African Centre for Advocacy and Human Development (ACAHD)

The chilling story of a four-year old girl. Timileyin Abiona, who was gruesomely murdered by ritualists in Ayetoro, Ogun State, is a reflection of a society that is fast becoming bestial. It also shows that despite the splashy press coverage and occasional police arrest and investigations of suspected murderers in the past, the obnoxious is still prevalent in the country.. Read more
PEACE ARCHIVE

Confronting the challenges of economic development, peace and vulnerability of multi – national corporations in Nigeria

By Paul Adepelumi, Executive Director, African Centre for Advocacy and Human Development (ACAHD)

An examination of Nigerian statutes would reveal that the major constituents of the laws which touch upon the exploration and production of petroleum date back to the Mineral Oil Act of 1914 which was promulgated to regulate the right to search for win and work mineral oils.

Similarly, under the Income Tax Act of 1959 which has been revised to date as Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) of 1990, regulates the income of the companies that engage in “Petroleum Operation” in Nigeria. A critical examination of Nigerian Petroleum Law since 1914 to date reveals that apart from the law that guides licenses, leases, contractual arrangements for the exploration and production of petroleum and payment of royalties, there are no real policies under the petroleum law of how oil companies should develop the communities from which they exploited the oil. Read more
PRIVATISATION ARCHIVE

Challenges Of Privatisation In Nigeria

By Paul Adepelumi, Executive Director, African Centre for Advocacy and Human Development (ACAHD)

Since the beginning of the outgoing administration in May 1999, the Bureau of Public Enterprises has been dynamic with the sale of public firms to local and foreign private interests.

The policy of the government is to make Nigeria a private sector-driven economy where the government will regulate but leave business to those who can run it. But privatization, which transfers ownership of production and control of enterprises from the public to the private sector, has been very controversial. It has generated strong debates, everywhere especially in developing countries, where it is perceived to have more negative impact. Read more

EU-Inside

The United Nations Victims’ Trust Fund has one primary objective: to provide the opportunity for people from all walks of life including Governments, the private sector, international organizations, NGOs and individuals to work together to help victims of human trafficking in a practical and tangible manner.

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VITAL VOICES GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP
Vital Voices Global Partnership identify, invest in and bring visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities.

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