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Anti-corruption: Media urged to embrace credible reporting

UNODC corruption

The media have been charged to report evidenced-based issues on corruption in order to strengthen the fight against corruption in the Nigeria. Making this call in Lagos on Wednesday,  July 5, 2017 in her remarks at the close of a three-day Annual Media Meeting on Anti-Corruption in Nigeria, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Representative, Ms ...

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UNODC leads fight against corruption in Nigeria


The International Anti-Corruption Day is commemorated on December 9 of every year, especially by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the European Union (EU) and the US Embassy in conjunction with the government of Nigeria on the platform of the Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT). The IATT comprises 22 government agencies with Anti-Corruption and accountability mandates, but the menace is still a clear and present danger that ...

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Akwa Ibom Attorney General fails to stop ICPC’s investigation

Governor Udom Emmanuel

Justice Festus Ntong of Akwa-Ibom State High Court sitting in Ikot Ekpene has declined an application to stop the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) or any other federal anti-corruption agency from investigating allegations of corruption involving the finances of the Government of Akwa Ibom State. The Akwa Ibom State Attorney General (AG), Mr. Uwemedimo Thomas Nwoko, ...

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NEITI seeks partnership with NDDC on anti-corruption

Waziri Adio

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency  Initiative (NEITI) has said that it will partner with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to enthrone transparency and accountability in the operations of the agency. Executive Secretary of NEITI, Waziri Adio, gave the assessment in his presentation to the Retreat of the Commission held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Mr. Adio noted that the ...

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Anti-corruption agencies retreat to re-strategise, renew commitments

Yury Fedotov

In a renewed effort to tackle corruption head-long in Nigeria, anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria will this week embark on a three-day retreat in Lagos under the European Union-funded support to anti-corruption in Nigeria project being implemented by the Union Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The retreat is to enable them to take stock of their activities and agree ...

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Photos: Adopting an anti-corruption strategy


The nation’s Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 converged on Abuja for daylong meeting to review the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) and adopt a Draft National Anti-Corruption Strategy.                    

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