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National Assembly sends proceeds of crime Bill to Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Assembly has transmitted the Proceeds of Crime Bill (POCA) to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. The bill, which was transmitted on Monday, is considered as one of the key legal instruments in the fight against corruption. The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes, Kayode Oladele,

Combating corruption through community

Maria Faciolince Growing is often its own trap. For social initiatives, increased visibility brings the temptation of growth for different reasons, including perceived impact and success. Expanding initiatives often attract attention, raise public expectations, demand larger teams and increased resources. In these scenarios, it appears counterintuitive to try to work closely

2019 elections under threat — Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said corruption was a threat to the conduct of the general elections few days away. Buhari raised the alarm in a statement he personally signed. He urged Nigerians to resist those working to scuttle the polls. Buhari wrote: “On February 16th, Nigeria will hold a general

Atiku considers amnesty for corruption suspects

Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar said on Wednesday he would consider an amnesty for corruption suspects in order to help recover billions of dollars stashed abroad by the country’s politicians and government officials. Abubakar, is the main challenger to President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 16

Transparency International report indicates Nigeria still as corrupt as before

A  new report by Transparency International (TI) indicates that Nigeria is still perceived as a country deep in corruption without clear policies to address the menace. The anti-corruption campaigne released its 2018 Corruptions Perceptions Index (CPI) on Tuesday, finding Nigeria has "neither improved nor progressed in the perception of corruption in