Nigeria’s N4.6 trillion 2011 budget runs into hitch

Monday Business Report

By Omodele Adigun, Louis Iba, Adewale Sanyaolu and Chima Nwokoji

The SUN Monday, September 19, 2011

The alarm sounded last week by the Minister of Finance, Dr (Mrs) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on the zero-level implementation of the 2011 Budget has again brought to the fore the problem of poor budget implementation in the country.


Bribery law in the UK

By Alex Stevenson

Talking Politics – Mon, Jul 4, 2011

Fifteen years ago, bribery was a legitimate tool for businessmen in search of a contract. It was not only acceptable, it was tax deductible expenses.

So ten years ago Labour MP Hugh Bayley, a minister in Tony Blair's first term, introduced an anti-corruption bill to parliament. Like most backbench MPs' bills, it didn't get far.


How Corruption Underdeveloped Africa

The Guardian Tuesday, 22 February 2011 00:00 Ositadimma Ejelike 

IT holds vast amount of the world natural resources, counts noble laureates among its citizens and globally its citizens are making waves in the fields of medicine, technology, entertainment and corporate world.


Public Information Is Set Free as FoI Becomes Law

Idowu Sowunmi

This Day 01 Jun 2011

Do you want to know how much Nigeria spends on importing petroleum products and who the contractors are? Simple. All you have to do now is write a letter to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to request the information.


The Poverty Conspiracy by Pat Utomi

This Day, 26 Feb 2011

Nigeria is determined to be poor. The evidence, at least to me, and quite a few others is overwhelming.  Elite culture, the politics of the land, citizenship behaviour or lack of it and unjust institutions, orient our endowed land, it seems, towards poverty and the strife that comes with it.


Nigeria: From our diversity, minus corruption we can achieve more peace

Nigeria in Peace, not in Pieces.

Being a speech by Mr, Peter Pacqueens Aisagbonhi. (Coordinator Anti Corruption League UK) Delivered at the Rotary International District 9125 Nigeria, world peace day seminar, 23/02/2011