‘Corruption getting worse in Nigeria’ — Transparency International releases 2017 index

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‘Corruption getting worse in Nigeria’ — Transparency International releases 2017 index
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Corruption is getting worse in Nigeria, according to the latest corruption perception index (CPI) released by Transparency International (TI) on Wednesday. While the country scored 27/100 and was ranked 136th in 2016, the latest CPI scores Nigeria 28/100 but with a rank of No. 148 out of 180 countries surveyed — a significant 12 places
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YIAGA AFRICA LAUNCHES #BOUNCECORRUPTION PUBLIC INTEGRITY DEBATES IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS ACROSS NIGERIA
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A Corruption survey report by National Bureau for Statistics (NBS) in 2017 shows that majority of Nigerians will accept a bribe when offered or pay a bribe when demanded. According to the report, only 5.3 per cent of Nigerians will either refuse to pay a bribe when asked to or refuse to accept when a
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EFCC claims Suswam witness committed perjury
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), at the Federal High Court in Abuja said a key witness in the ongoing trial of former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam is hostile and has committed perjury under the law. The witness for the defense team, Abubakar Umar, a Bureau De Change operator, narrated before trial Judge
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Financial Secrecy Index 2018 Ranking (Where Do People Hide Money in the World?)
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The Financial Secrecy Index ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their offshore financial activities. A politically neutral ranking, it is a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows or capital flight. The index was launched on January 30, 2018. Please click here to access the interactive
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EFCC arrests former SGF, Babachir Lawal
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has arrested the former Secretary to Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. Mr. Lawal was arrested Wednesday, Channels Television reported. Mr. Lawal was recently sacked after he was indicted by a presidential panel that investigated misuse of funds meant for people displaced by Boko Haram. He
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EFCC Re-arraigns Former FCT Minister, Jumoke Akinjide
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide before a Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos. Akinjide was re-arraigned before Justice Muslim Hassan on a 24 count charge. She was charged with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission alongside a former Minister of
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2018: ‘IMPLEMENTATION OF REFORMS, TRAINING OF JUDGES SHOULD BE JUDICIARY’S FOCUS’
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Lawyers have stressed that the implementation of bold reforms introduced by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, expeditious determination of corruption-related cases and training of judges involved in corruption trial and election matters should be the focus of the judiciary in 2018. Leading the call for a focused judiciary in 2018, a professor of public law
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Anti-Corruption Day: Honour Commitments, Implement Policies Instituted against Corruption, Buhari Urged
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As the world and Nigeria commemorate the 2017 Anti-corruption Day, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately honour promises and commitments and fully implement various policies instituted against corruption without fear or favour. In a statement issued by its Executive Director, Mr. Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani), the
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Team LaunchPad wins Bounce Corruption hackathon competition in Abuja
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– The competition gave opportunities to innovators to showcase their innovations and how it will be used to fight corruption – The event was held at the Civic Innovation Lab in Abuja A group of young Nigerians named Team LaunchPad have won the final of the Bounce Corruption #Hack4Good competition in Abuja. Team LaunchPad defeated
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YIAGA Targets 20 million Youths for Anti-Corruption War
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The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) with support from the Macarthur Foundation has designed programme aimed at to mobilising about 20 million Nigerians, particularly youths, to lead the war against corruption and impunity in the country. The project seeks to build resistance against corruption by exposing corrupt practices and demanding prosecution of
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