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Anti-corruption: Senate to amend EFCC laws for effective operations 

  Ron Mutu The Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption, Sen. Chukwuka Utazi has commended the efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  in the fight against corruption. He also charged the acting chairman of the agency, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, to redouble effort to save Nigeria from corruption cankerworm. In  statement on Tuesday

What DSS report says about Oshiomhole

Fredrick Nwabufo The depth of filth in the APC primary election can contain a tsunami. The "inglorious" exercise and its resulting attrition betray the anti-corruption sloganeering of the Buhari administration. A lot has been said about the alleged involvement of Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman, in the corruption shin-dig.  But what is the

How MTN, IMNCs are ripping off Nigeria through IFF- Prof. Owasanoye (Interview)

Editor's note: The Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, spoke extensively on how International Multinational Corporations (IMNCs) and their collaborators are ruining Nigeria's economy and development through Illicit Financial Flows (IFF), citing the ongoing MTN saga as a perfect example. Owasanoye argued that

Interview: We have tamed grand corruption, says Osinbajo

In an interview granted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo  to a group of journalists and social media practitioners in Lagos on Friday, 2 March  2018. He explains government policies, the fight against corruption, infrastructural development, 2018 budget, controversies on appointments and the rating by Transparency International  Q: On Nigeria’s rating by Transparency International’s Corruption

Anti-corruption downgrade, a reality check for Buhari–SERAP

•Backs TI, urges Buhari to take ranking as a ‘wake-up call’ Jude Johnson  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to see the Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI), published last week, as a wake-up call to renew its oft-expressed commitment and raise its game

African anti-corruption will require state-led reform

The African Union adopted anti-corruption as its 2018 theme, in an effort to address a major impediment to development The African Union (AU) on January 28 declared 2018 the ‘African Anti-Corruption Year’. In doing so, the AU explicitly recognised the corrosive impact of corruption on human, political and economic development, and

Magu Lauds Buhari’s Designation as Africa Anti-corruption Champion

Babatunde Abiodun  The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has stressed the need to build strong regional and national institutions to effectively fight corruption by adequately empowering national anti-corruption institutions and insulating them from undue political interference. "Africa must also enhance institutional collaboration between law enforcement and anti-corruption agencies as well