Editorial: Institutional Reform – Most Vibrant and Useful Anti-Corruption Strategy

“If we do not kill corruption, corruption would kill us.” Apt and sharp like a razor, the above Presidential statement would continue to resonate. Clearly, we must tackle corruption head on. But, how are we going to do it? Judging from president Buhari’s utterances, demeanor and action since his inauguration, it is clear that there […]

Fighting Corruption & Code of Conduct Tribunal

Fighting Corruption & Code of Conduct Tribunal: Compelling Need for A Proper Legal Framework                                                    *By Babatunde Ogungbamila*  INTRODUCTION Everyone agrees that corruption is the canker-worm gnawing at the very fabric of […]

The War Against Corruption

The War Against Corruption: A Focus on International and Regional Conventions                                                                                         By Collins Okeke* Nigeria’s huge external and internal debts and her looted monies by key officials of the past administrations have dominated discussions lately. Nigeria’s President, Mohammadu Buhari has at every occasion local and international vowed that his administration would ensure that all […]

A Veritable Tool for Development and Growth in the Nigerian Capital Market

Dr Olisa Agbakoba SAN, Senior Partner, OAL, chaired the Panel discussions on the above theme at the recently concluded 2015 Investment and Securities Tribunal Workshop in Lagos. Highpoints: The Capital market was recognized as an engine of economic development. Government was urged to raise the profile of the capital market. Participants expressed shock that the […]

Asset Recovery in Nigeria

Asset Recovery in Nigeria – A Case for Strengthening Indigenous Asset Tracing Techniques                                                                                                    By Derin Fagbure*  Africa is bleeding. Statistics produced in the Stolen Asset Recovery (STAR) Initiative: Challenges, Opportunities, and Action Plan, a document jointly produced by the World Bank and the UNODC put corrupt money associated with bribes received by public officials […]

Foreign Direct Investment In Nigeria – A Challenge To The Foreign Investor

Olabisi Akodu

By Bisi Akodu* The Nigerian Government has over the past twenty years liberalized its hitherto strict laws and regulations relating to foreign investment in Nigeria. Nigeria now offers foreign investors various incentives for the much needed capital investment required for the development of public sector infrastructure such as roads, power, water and transport as well […]

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