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Vol 53 No 9

Published 27th April 2012


Nigeria

Half-truths on subsidies

The report on the US$6.8 billion fuel subsidy fraud by the Chairman of the National Assembly Ad Hoc Committee, Farouk Lawan, was tabled on 24 April. The 210-page opus concentrates its fire on state institutions and senior civil servants. Yet Lawan had little to say about the tens of companies named in an earlier (confidential) investigation by the State Security Service.

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