Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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    INTERVIEW: RemTrack will shine the light on darkness in extractive industry, says OrderPaper ED

INTERVIEW: RemTrack will shine the light on darkness in extractive industry, says OrderPaper ED

Available records show Nigeria's crude oil production capacity stands at 2.2 million barrels per day even as the country has traditionally been ranked Africa's largest producer of oil. After decades of exploration, the oil and gas sector has accounted for a significant part of the government revenue. But despite such endowment, Nigeria has struggled to cater for millions of its citizens, with the [...]

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    OrderPaper partners Vision FM to monitor constituency projects through ‘ConsTrack app’

OrderPaper partners Vision FM to monitor constituency projects through ‘ConsTrack app’

OrderPaper Advocacy Initiative says it signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vision FM 92.1 Abuja on engaging citizens in the tracking of public funded constituency projects. The monitoring process, it said, will be done through the ConsTrack mobile application. It said in a statement the ConsTrack initiative was designed to "trigger and promote increased and informed citizens’ participation as well as [...]

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    OrderPaper to host panel at Social Media Week Lagos

OrderPaper to host panel at Social Media Week Lagos

OrderPaper Nigeria will on February 27 host a panel session on the role of technology as a tool for advancing transparency in the extractive sector. Oke Epia, executive director of OrderPaper Nigeria, who announced this in a statement, said the panel session tagged: "Technology and Transparency in Extractives", will come into focus for the first time ever at the Social Media [...]

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    FG applauds CSOs  for tracking public service delivery

FG applauds CSOs for tracking public service delivery

The federal government has applauded civil society organisations (CSOs) for deploying initiatives in tracking public service delivery.  Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), gave the commendation at a validation retreat organised in Abuja, to adopt the second national action plan (NAP) of the open government partnership (OGP) in Nigeria. Government departments were also commended alongside the CSOs for developing technology tools [...]

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    I didn’t threaten any journalist, says Tony Nwulu

I didn’t threaten any journalist, says Tony Nwulu

Tony Nwulu, a former member of the house of representatives, has denied threatening Oke Epia, publisher of OrderPaper Nigeria. On Friday, Epia had accused Nwulu of threatening him and some members of his team over an investigative report. Nwulu, however, maintained that he never threatened Epia, alleging that Epia is being sponsored to tarnish his image. "Epia has been whipping up sentiments... He [...]

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    ‘Tony Nwulu threatening my life’ — journalist raises the alarm

‘Tony Nwulu threatening my life’ — journalist raises the alarm

Oke Epia, publisher of OrderPaper Nigeria, has accused Tony Nwulu, a former member of the house of representatives, of threatening his life. In a statement on Friday, Epia said he and his colleagues at OrderPaper have received threatening calls from Nwulu and "strange persons" some of whom refused to identify themselves. He said the encounters with the politician started on July 21 when [...]

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    Don’t joke with legislative poll, OrderPaper Advocacy tells voters

Don’t joke with legislative poll, OrderPaper Advocacy tells voters

OrderPaper Advocacy Initiative has asked voters to priotise the election of lawmakers into the national and state assemblies. In a statement, Oke Epia, executive director of the organisation, said there is "near total neglect of happenings" around voting for members of the legislature. Describing the legislature as the "fulcrum of representative democracy", Epia said its members have a mandate to exercise [...]

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    Civil society organisations endorse ConsTrack app

Civil society organisations endorse ConsTrack app

Some leaders of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have applauded ConsTrack phone application used for tracking constituency projects of lawmakers. The mobile application was recently launched by OrderPaper Nigeria, an online platform, to enable citizens to engage their elected representatives on constituency projects. Edetaen Ojo, executive director of Media Rights Agency (MRA); Lanre Arogundade, director of International Press Centre (IPC); Chido Onumah, convener of [...]

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    Order Paper wins innovation contest

Order Paper wins innovation contest

Order Paper, a Nigerian online platform, emerged one of the winners at the inaugural edition of Chemonics technology for development contest (Tech4Dev). ConsTrack, a mobile application (mobile app), designed to engender citizens’ participation and accountability for constituency projects across Nigeria, beat 37 other entries in the “new ideas” category of the competition. Chemonics, a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) implementing partner, said [...]

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    OrderPaper launches ConsTrack to trigger interest in constituency projects 

OrderPaper launches ConsTrack to trigger interest in constituency projects 

OrderPaper.ng, an online newspaper, has announced the commencement of ConsTrack, a project aimed at ensuring robust citizens’ engagement on constituency projects done by lawmakers in the country. In a statement issued on Tuesday by Titilope Fadare, programme assistant, the newspaper said the project is also targeted at bringing about the needed reforms in the area of constituency projects. It said the project, [...]

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