Ahead of the 6th Open Government Partnership Global Summit scheduled for Ottawa, Canada from May 29-31, 2019 the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice and Lead Civil Society Organisation implementing the Mantra Project will on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 organise a Pre-OGP Summit National Dialogue in Abuja. The one -day dialogue with the theme “Open Government Partnership (OGP) and ...Read More »
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The Presidency has described the allegation of corruption against President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mr Abba Kyari as “fiction”. Punch newspaper had reported that the President’s right-hand man collected a 29 million naira bribe for the award of a contract. The Presidency also said the supply of 15 Hilux vehicles for the Presidency reported by Punch, was an unlikely ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
New Nigeria Agenda holds a Press Conference on the Fight against Corruption: Rallying Support for Saraki!
To mark Nigeria’s 55th Independence Anniversary, New Nigeria Agenda (NNA) has organised a Press Conference in Abuja yesterday 29th September. “NNA is a non-governmental Organisation that has been in existence for more than seven years now, since 2007, back in our university days with the overall objectives of stamping out corruption, values creating and value re-orientation for the Nigerian youths ...Read More »