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In Nigeria, You Can Now Report Cases of Bribery and Graft Using This Web Platform

Don't take that bribe. Report Yourself right away.

The anti-corruption war in Nigeria seems to be gaining more energy especially with active participation of citizens. BudgIT, a Nigeria’s civic tech organisation that is raising the standards of transparency, citizen engagement and accountability most especially in public finance, has just launched anti-corruption platform named ReportYourself. Report Yourself is a web platform developed by BudgIT to offer Nigerians an opportunity ...

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At Last! Kenya is Cutting the Salaries and Bogus Allowances of Its Highly Paid Lawmakers

Hello! Can we have more pay cuts? (Photo: bbc.com)

Kenya is set to cut the salaries and allowances of top state officers in a bid to reduce the country’s wage bill to sustainable levels and to improve government service delivery. The decision is being made just weeks to a closely fought election and with a backdrop of protests and strikes over low pay by doctors, nurses and teachers among ...

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Will the Adoption of State Police End Nigeria’s Many Security Challenges?

Is there any need for a state police in Nigeria?

The subject of state policing is getting renewed attention following the recent launch of a book by the former Inspector General of Police, Dr Solomon Arase, on “Law on Prevention and Detection of Crimes by the Police in Nigeria.” Although the book launch tried to pour cold water on the realisation of state police in the country, several present and ...

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