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PwC: Anti-graft measures can triple Nigeria’s GDP to $2tr by 2030

Nigeria’s GDP will nearly quadruple by 2030 if the country reduces corruption to the current levels in Malaysia, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has projected in its “Impact of Corruption on Nigeria’s Economy” report seen by TheCable. The professional services firm painted similar scenarios assuming Nigeria reduced corruption to the current levels recorded in Ghana and Columbia. Nigeria’s GDP at as

Arms deal: N54.8 billion already recovered – FG

The Federal Government, yesterday, said about N54.8billion has been recovered of the money meant for arms purchase but allegedly diverted and shared among some powerful people during the previous administration by the immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure in Abuja


Public Complaints Commission is the only Federal institution saddled with the responsibility of fighting social and administrative injustice in Nigeria. It is in this regard, and in line with the on-going anti-corruption war that we seek your intervention and investigation into the gross corrupt practices, misconduct and ill-treatment of staff of PUBLIC COMPLAINTS COMMISSION (THE

Suggestion to the Nigerian Government on the fight against corruption in Nigeria by thinks that Nigeria should make Anti-corruption course mandatory as part of the syllabus and curriculum in every Primary, Secondary and University education. Just as the United Kingdom is paranoid about Health & Safety (H&S) with H&S training mandatory for every new employees and work place. Nigeria should be paranoid about corruption and create measures

No political will to prosecute high-profile corruption cases, says CJN “It is not because there are no special courts, but mostly for reasons of political expedience and other ancillary considerations.

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — The blame game between the Judiciary and Executive arm of government continued yesterday, with the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, decrying what he termed “lack of political will to prosecute high-profile corruption cases.” The CJN, who bared his mind during a meeting with the Attorney General of


When it comes to fighting corruption, many young people are already making a big difference to the communities and countries they live in. But for those just starting out, the prospect of kick-starting a campaign, running a hackathon or planning a protest can be daunting. That’s why we created our new anti-corruption kit offering 15

Trial Of Nigerian Treasury Looters To Commence Soon-President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday in Abuja that the prosecution of persons who have stolen national resources will begin in a matter of weeks.

esident Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday in Abuja that the prosecution of persons who have stolen national resources will begin in a matter of weeks.President Muhammadu BuhariWikipedia Speaking at a meeting with members of the National Peace Committee led by Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in the Presidential Villa, President Buhari declared that his administration was irrevocably committed to doing

Inside NNPC Oil Sales: A Case for Reform in Nigeria

Executive summary Nigeria’s national oil company, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), sells around one million barrels of oil a day, or almost half of the country’s total production. NNPC oil was worth an estimated $41 billion in 2013, and constitutes the government’s largest revenue stream. Early in 2014, Nigeria’s central bank governor Lamido Sanusi

In Hunt for Missing Billions, Buhari Targets Nigeria Oil Company

By  Dulue MbachuElisha Bala-Gbogbo Paul Wallace Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Photographer: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images As oil minister during military rule in the 1970s, Muhammadu Buhari oversaw the birth of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. Now, as democratically elected president, he intends to break up the opaque bureaucracy, which manages the oil assets of Africa’s biggest


Scam Alert There is a current growing global trend of cyber-crime and unfortunately in the case of Nigeria, the NNPC is prime target for use as a cover story in many of the instances. Indeed over the years, several scams have been perpetuated on victims all over the world by unsavoury characters purporting to be

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