Enhancing Oil Sector Governance in Nigeria through Transparency Reforms

The paper highlights the importance of oil sector transparency in order to support governments push towards structural reforms and inclusive growth.

Author: Vanessa Ushie

Publication Date: December, 2011

Document Size: 23 pages

Why Oil Sector Transparency?

  • Corruption negatively affects growth. Overriding logic of unproductive rent-seeking in Nigeria’s political economy
  • Transparency reforms needed to shore up the credibility of the oil sector, and enhance productivity and efficiency
  • Greater oil sector transparency will support the government’s push towards structural reforms and inclusive growth