You’ve heard the joke about the Chinese, Indian and Nigerian public officials. No? Well, they’d known each other for years but had only met at conferences. They decide to visit each other starting with the Chinese public officer. They fly to Beijing’s modern airport and on to a provincial city, then head down a pristine […]
No one doubts the challenges that Nigeria currently faces. According to the World Bank, Nigeria is blessed with 708,000SqKm of agricultural land, the second largest in Africa yet research suggests less than half of this has been exploited to produce crops and livestock to stave off hunger and poverty. Food imports into Nigeria are estimated […]
Mr. Soji Apampa, the Executive Director of Integrity Organization, discusses current developments in the war against corruption on Focus Nigeria, including the Senate’s 2nd rejection of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman, and the lack of involvement of the public in tackling corruption – 22 March 2017
Mr. Opeyemi Agbaje Takes Over the Mantle of Leadership as He is Appointed Chairman of the Governing Board
MR. OPEYEMI AGBAJE TAKES OVER THE MANTLE OF LEADERSHIP AS HE IS APPOINTED AS CHAIRMAN, GOVERNING BOARD OF THE INTEGRITY/THE CONVENTION ON BUSINESS INTEGRITY ORGANISATION LAGOS, AUGUST 23, 2016. The Governing Board of Integrity organization appoints and ratifies the appointment of Board members. At the meeting of the Governing Board of Integrity Organisation (consisting of […]
In our resolve to build on the momentum and successes in the past three years of the Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture Series, we will continue to ensure that contemporary issues as it affects the Business Community as well as the Economy are brought to the fore, hence our theme for this year’s lecture, “Does Business Integrity Matter ?”.
If you do not know what happened in the past, then history will repeat itself until you learn from it. Watch as we explore the origin of some of Nigeria’s problems and how they date back to times before our amalgamation.
A look at the progress made during the Buhari administration’s first year in office, and the impact of its ‘change mantra’ on the country: This is our score card, what’s yours? Drop a comment.
The Buhari Administration in its 1st Year in Office has struggled to convince Nigerians it has what it takes to bring about the much-needed change promised. The new government campaigned on the basis that it would improve security, curb corruption, create jobs and grow the economy. Are Nigerians right to be skeptical about what has […]
The Convention on Business Integrity (CBi) and the INTEGRITY Organization (Limited by Guarantee) held a symposium in Abuja on March 10th, 2016 (10h30 -13h00). The aim of the symposium was to spark a debate on how to effectively fund and sustain anti-corruption efforts in the Nigeria. For the fight against corruption to be effective and […]
ABUJA, MARCH 10, 2016. The Convention on Business Integrity (CBi) and the INTEGRITY Organization (Limited by Guarantee) will on this day hold a symposium intended to spark a debate on how to effectively fund and sustain anti-corruption efforts in the Country. President Muhammadu Buhari’s position on corruption has been so clear that it is so […]
Being Paper Presented at the 8th Annual Forum of The Laureates of the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) and the Award Winners’ Lecture. Introduction Nigeria is the worlds’ 15th most corrupt nation, according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index and people everywhere have learned to be extra cautious when doing business in or with […]
So, after four months in office, Mr. Buhari finally presents a full list of ministerial nominees. The character of the two lists submitted to the Senate has been described as shocking, by Nigerians who voted overwhelmingly for change. The first list has 21 names most of which Change Activists appear uncomfortable with, and the second […]
President Muhammadu Buhari’s style of leadership, despite lots of criticism, could well turn out to be just what Nigeria needs at this stage in her development. In Chinua Achebe’s 1983 book ‘The Trouble with Nigeria’, he states that social miracles could happen. He said this right after he famously and vehemently declared that “the trouble […]
Article 65. Implementation of the Convention Each State Party shall take the necessary measures, including legislative and administrative measures, in accordance with fundamental principles of its domestic law, to ensure the implementation of its obligations under this Convention Each State Party may adopt more strict or severe measures than those provided for by this Convention […]
Listen to the official radio station of Integrity Organization with content covering the fight against corruption and social injustice in Nigeria. Stay tuned for radio documentaries, short plays, skits and music
So Nigeria has not fallen over because it was de-listed from the J.P Morgan Emerging Markets, Government Bond Index (EM-GBI). JP Morgan suggested that Nigeria’s foreign exchange regime has lacked desirable levels of liquidity and transparency; they also suggested that Nigeria lacked a fully functional two-way market. CBN refuted the JP Morgan claims avowing that […]
Nigeria is a corporatist society – one in which the direction of State Policy is determined by the resultant of interests of the groups from politics, military, religion, traditional establishments, labour, business, civil society and so on, that manage to capture the State. The emergence of Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that status quo as it […]
What is the purpose of our National Assembly? To act as gatekeepers and toll collectors or to act as a check and balance to the other arms of government (Executive & Judiciary)? What primary function does legislation play in modern society and what therefore should we expect of Legislators? There has been widespread public uproar […]
The personal sector is defined as that part of the economy made up of individuals and their incomes and expenditures, as opposed to those of private or public sector entities. It is arguable that this invisible sector is the largest since it is made up solely of the same individuals to be found in the […]
Channels TV’s Dateline Abuja speaks with the Executive Director of The Convention on Business Integrity, Mr. Soji Apampa on the renewed fight against corruption by the newly elected government.