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Antigraft war: How far can ICPC’s preventive initiative go?

Against the back ground of collective result of stakeholders across the country to wage an unrelenting war against sundry graft, one of the agencies responsible for anti corruption crusade has taken its approach to combat the menace to another level. Instead of the traditional method of prosecuting offenders after the crime has been committed, the new initiative is preventive in nature.

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NIGERIA: 52 years of what? (2)

Three days ago, Nigeria as a country, celebrated 52nd anniversary of its political independence from our colonial masters. The anniversary was celebrated without fanfare or pomp and pageantry in acknowledgement of the global and widespread economic crisis that is top of the agenda of most developed, developing and least developed nations.

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NIGERIA: 52 years of what? (1)

Within the next week or so, Nigeria as a country will probably have a low key celebration to mark the 52nd anniversary of its political independence from our colonial masters. Perhaps, the anniversary will be celebrated without fanfare or pomp and pageantry in acknowledgment of the global and widespread economic crisis that is top on the agenda of most developed, developing and least developed nations.

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CBN has right to issue currency note as approved by the President – Lawyers

With the controversy surrounding the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) attempt to introduce a single N5,000 note and reduce existing N5, N10 and N20 notes to coins by early 2013 without appropriation by the National Assembly, Vanguard Law & Human Rights sought the view of lawyers on whether the apex bank has power to carry out a comprehensive review of the country’s currency as allegedly approved by the President, without clearance from the National Assembly. Excerpt:

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