The Commission for Africa should endorse the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and the Publish What You Pay as approaches for tackling the problems associated with the extractive industries in Nigeria
The Commission for Africa should adopt the recommendations of the Extractive Industries Review (EIR) contained in the report to the World Bank. Recommendations calling IFIs to condition their facilities to their chart on the implementation of EITI and PWYP.
The Commission for Africa should call for an increase for Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) for Nigeria to support her economic reform programmes; the National Economic Empowerment Development Strategy (NEEDS). We note with particular importance the engagement of civil society in this process and stress that this be both strengthened and deepened.
The Commission for Africa should support the implementation of the G8/Nigeria Compact on Corruption and Transparency. Quarterly review mechanism with broad based participation of all stakeholders should be given priority.
The Commission for Africa should support the call for the democratisation of the Government structure of the International Financial Institutions to strengthen the voice of developing countries like Nigeria in all its decision-making process.
The Commission for Africa should make a concrete demand for global framework to assist resource-rich countries to recover their looted assets stashed in Western countries.
The Commission for Africa should make specific demands for a review of the ongoing application of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in the light of widespread corrupt practice involving multinational firms in Nigeria and throughout Africa.
Considering the critical importance of Nigeria development to the Africa region, the Commission for Africa should support a comprehensive debt cancellation that approach for Nigeria and other African countries so that they can meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The Commission for Africa Secretariat should deepen its engagement with Africa to ensure that the views of Africa especially the youth, women and the marginalized groups are well reflected in their first report.
The Commission for Africa should not undermine Africa led development initiatives such as NEPAD.
The Commission for Africa should acknowledge that development in Africa is contingent ensuring human security. Therefore the Commission for Africa needs to adopt a comprehensive strategy to eradicate the trade of illicit small arms in the sub-region as a concrete contribution to peace and stability.