Nigeria climbs up on Transparency International's 2018 rankings
Nigeria climbed four places on Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index for 2018. In Transparency International's report, Nigeria was ranked 144 out of 180 countries that were surveyed. In 2017, Nigeria was ranked four places lower sitting at 148 out of 180 countries. Despite the four place jump, the nation's 27/100 score shows no improvement as…
Anti-corruption war beyond rhetoric
It is a painful reflection of the level of decadence in the country, that the current and immediate past government administrations have lately been embroiled in a contest to determine under whose watch Nigeria can be said to be more (or less) corrupt. In his recently launched memoir, My Transition Hours, former president Goodluck Jonathan…
Buhari challenges African youths to champion anti-corruption war
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday challenged African youths to champion the fight against corruption, saying their involvement is critical to winning the anti-graft crusade in the continent. Buhari gave the challenge while declaring open the 2018 Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption (AYCAC) at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him,…
Minister of Justice inaugurates 17-man anti-corruption committee
Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami on Monday in Abuja. inaugurated a 17-man monitoring and evaluation committee on the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy spanning 2017 through 2021.
Major conviction boosts anti-corruption hopes in Nigeria
Nigerian lawyers and activists on Thursday welcomed the jailing of a former state governor for corruption, hoping it will set a precedent for a string of other high-profile suspects.
Meeting with Trump yields results – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari said his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump yielded positive results in areas of the economy, security and anti-corruption. Buhari, announced this during a joint press conference by Buhari and Trump after a one-day official working visit to the White House. The Nigerian president lauded the shared history of close and cordial…
Group mobilises 20 million Nigerians to fight corruption
With support from Macarthur Foundation, the project is designed to mobilise citizens, especially youth to hold public institutions and officials accountable at the local and national level.
FG’ll remain resolute in anti-corruption fight despite challenges, says Osinbajo
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will remain resolute in its fight against corruption in spite of the daunting challenges.
Prosecute detractors of fight against corruption, Soyinka urges EFCC
Soyinka made the call at the opening of his Vision of the Child Art Exhibition, 2017 edition, at Freedom Park, Lagos with the theme: Enhance the Heritage; Advance the Future, in celebrating Lagos at 50.
The ultimate whistle blower
The figures are mind-bugling! Fifty million US dollars. Thousands of British pounds. Billions of Nigerian naira. And Euros in their millions are here reposing in unhealthy closeness to one another.
National Assembly not committed to anti-corruption fight, says El-Rufai
El-Rufai, who expressed concerns over the over-bloated budget, salaries and allowances of the lawmakers, especially those of the senators said that the issues should be looked into in order to redeem the image of the National Assembly.