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Anti-corruption Lessons From China

The Chinese government has confirmed, yet again, its abhorrence of any act of corruption, just as it demonstrated its determination to deal with the societal scourge regardless of who is involved. Recently, it sentenced its former domestic security chief, Zhou Yongkang to life imprisonment, after he was tried and found guilty of bribery, leaking state

The 4 pillars of corruption, and how to topple them

The single greatest factor in determining the legitimacy of leaders, governments and institutions (whether public, private or non-profit) is probably the amount of confidence citizens have in them. Corruption, or even the perception of corruption, erodes this trust. It not only undermines democracy and the rule of law but is corrosive to formal economies and


By Obinna F Nwachukwu and Onu Okorie   Fashola, Kwankwaso, Amaechi, Akpabio, Lamido top list New Govs grapple with empty treasury As President Muhammadu Buhari and newly sworn-in governors settle down for business, one issue that is confronting them and indeed, giving them sleepless nights is that of huge debts owed by both federal and states governments.

80% of online jobs in Nigeria are frauds – Niyi

Tope Niyi is the Head of Marketing and Products Development of Nigeria’s online job portal, Careers24. In this exclusive interview with JONAH NWOKPOKU, he argues that most of the online jobs in Nigeria are from scammers looking to exploit desperate job seekers. He also spoke on Careers24’s growth, market strategies and how job seekers can successfully

Multinationals And The Rest Of Us

African countries find it desirable and often go out of their way to lobby for multinational companies to invest in their economies. The general belief is that such investment, when it comes, creates jobs, enhances the wellbeing of the local population and generally gives the country’s economy a boost. To an extent, this is correct.

After the Nigerian election, what will – and won’t – change By Geoffrey York

When I met Muhammadu Buhari for a conversation in February, his quiet charisma was evident. He was polite, soft-spoken, modestly dressed in a traditional flowing robe and sandals, and eloquent about Nigeria’s problems. When he headed to the airport, his entire convoy, including his security detail, was just three vehicles – a humble display by

Britain to assist in retrieving looted funds

THE British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron has pledged more assistance for the country in tracking and retrieving looted public funds. Britain to assist in retrieving looted funds By: Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation/Vincent Ikuomola and Olugbenga Adanikin, •Foreign Secretary says 250,000 Nigerians are in the UK •Bilateral trade hits £7 billion per annum Prime

Petroleum Subsidy: What Corruption has made of it

More than one year budget has been lost to sleaze in the last nine years How we are subsidizing dishonesty in the petroleum sector Once we refine to meet our local needs, importation will stop and subsidy claims will end BY SONNY ATUMAH INTRODUCTION Nigeria has been entrapped by subsidy since 2011 when  the Federal government

Nigeria’s Corruption Challenge

NIGERIA’S CORRUPTION CHALLENGE Posted 28 May 2015 On 29 May, General Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in as president of Nigeria. He vowed to fight corruption during his campaign, which has remained rampant under his predecessor Goodluck Jonathan. Nigeria ranks 136 out of 176 countries with a score of just 27 out of 100 on

I have a zero tolerance for pretrial detentions; I am more concern about restorative justice. – IGP

Published on 27 May 2015 Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase, fdc, NPM, on TVC News Africa 1:00pm World News on Monday 25.05.2015. (Part 2/2) Check out our website: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: Youtube: SoundCloud: Report Bribery: Report GBV:

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