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Beneficial Ownership Register (NG0006)



Action Plan: Nigeria National Action Plan 2017-2019

Action Plan Cycle: 2017

Status: Inactive


Lead Institution: Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)

Support Institution(s): Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Ministry of Mines and Steel, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), CBN, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice, National Information Technology Development Agency, Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation. Public What You Pay (PWYP), African Centre for Leadership, Strategy & Development (Centre LSD), Digital Forensics, African Network for Economic and Environmental Justice (ANEEJ), PWYP, WANGONeT, CISLAC, Nigeria Security and Exchange Commission, NACCIMA, Connecting Lens Initiative, Society for Forensic Accounting and Fraud Prevention, BudgIT, Public and Private Development Centre, PGL, Professional Women Accountants of Nigeria, Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises Advocacy and Support Initiative, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), SFAFP, PROWAN

Policy Areas

Beneficial Ownership, Capacity Building, Fiscal Transparency, Private Sector

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review


Nigeria is committing to establishing a register that will make it possible to identify the natural persons who directly or indirectly own, control or enjoy the benefits of the corporate entity.


  1. Citizen Participation in Budget Cycle

    NG0001, 2017, Audits and Controls

  2. Open Contracting

    NG0002, 2017, Capacity Building

  3. Extractive Sector Transparency

    NG0003, 2017, Beneficial Ownership

  4. Tax Reporting Standards

    NG0004, 2017, Fiscal Transparency

  5. World Bank Doing Business Index

    NG0005, 2017, Infrastructure & Transport

  6. Beneficial Ownership Register

    NG0006, 2017, Beneficial Ownership

  7. Anti-Corruption Informationi Sharing

    NG0007, 2017, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  8. Asset Recovery Legislation

    NG0008, 2017, Capacity Building

  9. Anti-Corruption Activity Coordination

    NG0009, 2017, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  10. FOIA Compliance for Annual Reporting

    NG0010, 2017, Capacity Building

  11. FOIA Compliance for Disclosure

    NG0011, 2017, E-Government

  12. Permanent Dialogue Mechanism

    NG0012, 2017, Fiscal Transparency

  13. Joint Governmnet-Civil Society Legislation Review

    NG0013, 2017, OGP

  14. Technology-Based Citizens' Feedback

    NG0014, 2017, E-Government