Nigeria has institutionalised corruption, says Catholic bishop
The Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Warri, Dr. John Afahera, has said that the country has adopted corruption as a department in its polity.
Nigeria’s corruption rating: ICPC faults transparency international
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has challenged Transparency International (TI) to publish its research parameters
Despite Buhari's anti-corruption fight, Nigeria drops two places in corruption index
Corruption Perception Index published on Thursday by the global coalition against corruption, Transparency International has revealed that Nigeria slipped further down in the perception in 2019. Going two places worst than 2018, the development is coming at a time when the current administration based its primary agenda on fighting corruption. The index released by Civil…
This house has fallen
This House Has Fallen-Nigeria In Crisis is a 327page book written by Mr. Karl Maier who lived in Nigeria as a foreign correspondent for two years, from 1991-1993, and returned often on reporting assignments.
One nation, many stories!
The title of this essay could easily have been ‘One war, many stories’ to faithfully capture the tumultuous days we live in, we strive in and we hope in
Obaseki orders prosecution of sacked council chairmen over alleged corruption
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the State Ministry of Justice and its Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs counterpart to commence prosecution of council chairmen
NBS survey claims reduction in petty bribery
• N675 billion paid in bribe in 2019 A survey carried out by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has revealed that the incidence of bribery in Nigeria has reduced, and down to 30.2 percent in 2019, compared to 32.3 percent in 2016. The survey, which was based on petty form of corruption, also showed…
Sudan opens Darfur crimes probe against Bashir regime figures
Sudan has opened an investigation into crimes committed in the Darfur region by members of the regime of ousted former president Omar al-Bashir
‘Over N2tr involved in Zamfara corruption petitions’
Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Zamfara, Alhaji Bala Maru, said in Sokoto yesterday that going by the volume of petitions, about N2 trillion was in contention in the state