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Soji Apampa, CEO of the Integrity Organization gets invited to the 1st Collective Action Regional Clinic Middle East & Africa that held in Egypt as an Anti-Corruption expert

  On February 7th and 8th 2018, The Integrity Network Initiative invited experts and  practitioners to a 2-day Regional Clinic Middle East & Africa in Aswan on “Collective Action to Counter Corruption and Foster Integrity” in Egypt on February 7th and 8th, 2018. In bringing together the expertise of some of these initiatives, the workshop aimed to identify success factors and challenges in implementing Collective Action. A goal was

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Integrity/CBI Standard Operations Manual

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Professor Chidi Odinkalu Speaking on the Anti-NGO Bill
Public Presentation of Project TAME

The official presentation of Project TAME to the media, public and other stakeholders took place on the 18th of August, 2017. Project TAME is an online platform that is designed to track, analyze, map & expose corruption risks in service delivery. The project was funded by the European Union (EU), United Nations Development Fund (UNDP), and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). [gallery size="medium" ids="6508,6509,6510,6511,6512,6513,6514,6515,6516,6517,6518,6519,6520,6521,6522,6523,6524,6525,6526,6527,6528,6529,6530,6531,6532,6533,6534,6535,6536,6537,6538,6539,6540,6541,6542,6543,6544,6545,6546,6547,6548"]

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Highlights from the 5th Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture on Business Integrity

The 5th edition of the annual Christopher Kolade Lecture on Business Integrity took place on the 29th of June, 2017 at the Landmark Events Center, Lekki. The event which was themed "Prevention is better than cure" was attended by captains of industry from the private sector, as well and key figures from the public sector. [gallery size="medium" link="file" ids="6463,6464,6465,6466,6467,6468,6469,6470,6471,6472,6473,6474,6475,6476,6477,6478,6479,6480,6481,6482,6483,6484,6485,6486,6487,6488,6489,6490,6491,6492,6493,6494,6495,6496,6497,6498,6499,6500,6501,6502,6503,6504,6505"]

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Corruption: An Albatross Around Our Necks

A loaf of bread placed on a table in a room without preservation gets mouldy within 48 hours. Options available to us are to cut off the moldy portion and still leave it on the table or keep the bread in the fridge ab initio. The temperature in the fridge provides a conducive environment that is kept constant which preserves the whole bread. This process demands extra effort from the provision of a fridge to the constant power supply that creates

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A Strategic Approach Against Corruption

In this first two years of the Buhari presidency, the government has basically tried to defeat corruption through public mobilisation, and enforcement by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and to a lesser extent, the Police, Department of State Security (DSS), Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF). When the government constituted a Presidential Advisory Committee

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Time to Clean the Augean Stables in the Private Sector

The ravages of bribery and corruption is a topic that has obviously attracted a lot of scholarly comments and opinions but very little action. This short article is aimed at examining the claims that corruption risks in the corporate sector are measurable. It aims at identifying the common forms of corruption in the corporate sector and how to eliminate same. The closest paradigm of such exercise is the OECD’s Good Practice Guidance on Internal

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That We May Continue to Blow the Whistle

The current administration has since coming to office made the whistle-blowing programme a major tool for fighting corruption. It is aimed at encouraging the public to buy-in, own the anti-corruption war and persuading them to provide useful information on individuals and organisations that have violated government financial regulations, procurement procedures, mismanaged or misappropriated public funds and assets, financial guidelines, acted fraudulently

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Nigeria: The Rotten Barrel?

 ‘A rotten apple spoils the whole barrel’ is the proverbial saying that has been used by many to describe how corruption spreads. This suggests that a bad person can infect/corrupt a group of people. The story of Eve and the serpent in the Garden of Eden corroborates this notion. The serpent deceived on Eve, who went on to deceive Adam, and Adam in turn infected the entire world with sin, as the story goes. However, you are likely to read stories

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