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Dean Initiative holds #OpenLGAs Townhall Meeting in Bwari Area Council to promote accountability and better governance at the grassroots!

In taken the business of accountability and transparency in governance to the grassroot, especially the Local Government Areas (the supposed closest government to the people), Dean Initiative took the #OpenLGAs Townhall of the activecitizen.com.ng to Bwari Area Council of Federal Capital Territory. The meeting which took place on the 25th Nov. 2017 within the premises of the Bwari Shoping Plaza ...

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Countering the Narrative of Political Corruption as the Main Damaging Obstacle to Nigeria’s Economic Development

By Chambers Umezulike Political corruption amongst other factors was used to justify the Nigeria’s first military coup in 1966 by its plotters. Consequently, under General Yakubu Gowon, there were accusations of corruption against his cabinet ministers and Military Governors. This also provided justification for Gown’s dispose through the country’s third military coup. Amidst the early 80s fall in oil prices ...

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CORRUPTION AND PUBLIC FINANCE MISMANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA’S TERTIARY EDUCATION SECTOR – THE EXIGENCY FOR OPEN GOVERNMENT

By Julius Adinoyi Over the last few years, several studies have shown that there has been mismanagement of funds in the tertiary education sector through high financial misappropriations, fund-misuse, unaccountability of existing funding-source and breach of project implementation policies which have led to an increasing economic loss and underdevelopment of the tertiary education sector. It’s been observed that lack of ...

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War against #Corruption: More corrupt officials/suspects to face trial – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Bu­hari on Wednesday said that more suspects will be arraigned in court for prosecution by his administration over corrup­tion cases. He spoke at a meeting with members of staff of the Presiden­tial Villa and warned Nigerians to be mindful of his intolerance of corruption as those caught in any underhand deal will be appro­priately dealt with. The meeting, ...

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