14 June 2018, Abuja: As part of engagements to promote public access to the information and documents held by public institutions in Nigeria, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in collaboration with Right To Know (R2K), Nigeria and support from the MacArthur Foundation, today launched on the NEITI website an Audit Data Dashboard. The Dashboard will in a single click provide access to information on NEITI’s annual Audit reports on the extractive sector (Oil & Gas, Solid Minerals) in Nigeria.
This electronic platform will demystify the somewhat complex and voluminous yearly Audit reports into an easy to read and digest format with a built-in user-friendly search parameter and navigation.
Abuja – Ms Ene Nwankpa, an official of Right to Know, Nigeria (R2K), a civil society organisation has encouraged Nigerians to demand transparency and accountability from their public servants.
Nwankpa, in an interview on Saturday in Abuja said that Freedom of Information (FOI) act was a tool which empowered the citizens to demand for their right. She urged the public to start to access information through the act, saying “it is the right of the citizens to follow up information on the extent of development in their communities.