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Buhari govt claiming to fight corruption without knowing how

As several high profile corruption cases by the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari crumbled in court, the government has belatedly decided to look at how it prosecutes these types of cases. This follows several losses including the court order unfreezing of the account of lawyer Mike Ozekhome, in which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission claims that the 75m naira …

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Tackling corruption in Nigeria through public service reforms

Eustace Uzor examines evidence from India which suggests that employing individuals with a natural aptitude for the public sector could help reduce corruption. There is now a consensus across all segments of the Nigerian society that corruption is the single most important cause of waste and inefficiency in the public sector. Its negative effect on public service delivery is well-known. …

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Was it Goodluck for him with $523m in the Malabu oil deal?

The Nigerian law enforcement agency, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has charged the former Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (2010-2015) and former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete (1995-1998) with money laundering. The case centres on the 2011 sale of the Nigerian oil license OPL 245, after years of investigation by NGOs Global Witness, Re:Common and Corner House into …

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