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FOI: PHCN Responds to Coalition’s Request for Contract Details

The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) has responded to a request made to it 10 weeks ago by the Nigerian Contract Monitoring Coalition asking it for detailed records and information about a World Bank-supported contract for the supply and installation of High Voltage Distribution systems in Abuja, Lagos and Ibadan.

FOI: Court Grants Coalition Leave to Sue PHCN over Contract Details

Abuja, Monday, November 12, 2012: A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted leave to the Nigerian Contract Monitoring Coalition to apply for an order to compel the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to disclose to it details of a World Bank-supported contract for the supply and installation of High Voltage Distribution systems in Abuja, Lagos and Ibadan.

Private Sector and Corruption in Nigeria, Update from the Zero Corruption Coalition

The Zero Corruption Coalition (ZCC) on the 1st of November 2012 organised a one day Dissemination/ Validation Workshop on the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) as it relates to the organised private sector in Nigeria.

In Nigeria, Fighting Corruption Should Start with Self!

Will Nigeria ever win the fight against corruption? Most times when the issue of corruption in Nigeria is raised, we are quick to point fingers at our government leaders. “If only our leaders are not so corrupt…,” is a common statement most of us make. The underdeveloped state in the country is blamed on the corrupt politicians- from the federal government to the local government chairman. As a result, the fight against corruption is fashioned as us against them (politicians). They were once us.

Have your say: Personal report on corruption

Reporting on corruption in disguise, Ikechukwu Iroha wrote:
I never knew the extent our government can go in order to embellish her activities until recently it happened at my door step. Am not writing on any political platform rather as a Nigerian that feels the government of ours owe to us a duty of care.

It started three months ago after our passing out from the NYSC. We witnessed a lot of promises by the state government especially to those that embarked on a personal (CDS).

Corruption Watch! Time is Ticking...

Fighting corruption in Nigeria requires action not words
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan recently claimed that Nigeria was the second most improved country in Africa in fighting corruption, citing Transparency International as the source. Unfortunately for the millions of Nigerians mired in poverty, this is not yet the case. But this could change if President Jonathan's government enforced anti-corruption legislation on its books and backed Nigerian's anti-corruption agencies as they pursue high level officials indicted for corruption....

Corruption: An Invitation To Revolution

Recently Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations Secretary-General, lamented that globally, 30 per cent of aid meant for development was lost to corruption in 2011, hampering the ability of countries to prosper and grow, by preventing peace, development and human rights from flourishing.

 

Agree or Disagree? "We are fighting corruption and we are succeeding" says Goodluck Jonathan, Nigerian President

Are you following the recent trend of corruption in Nigeria? What do you think? In case you missed it, here are some updates!! Enjoy

Will the new #5,000 note curb corruption?
Perhaps it is not the currency that will curb or increase corruption, but our ability to see the futility, folly, and stupidity of wanton earthly acquisitions, through fraudulent means. Say, if Nigeria cancelled N1,000 and N500 notes and reverted to ...more at http://allafrica.com/stories/201209300231.html

Don't Miss Out-- Join the Movement to End Corruption in Nigeria!

The Executive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, speaking through his Chief of Staff, Dr Jimmy Imo stated that “the battle against corruption has become so sophisticated with the advent of modern technology such that the Anti Corruption Internet Database [ACID] will be very useful in fighting corruption and financial crimes.”

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