The Police is Your Friend By Pius Adesanmi

(This is a long read. I plead guilty. I humbly ask for one hour of your time to come along with me.) There are two research questions I have to start asking Nigerians who were at least 40-years-old between 1960 and 1970: what was your police experience? What was your perception of the sociology of …

Collective Action on Corruption in Nigeria: A Social Norms Approach to Connecting Society and Institutions – Chatham House Report

That corruption is a destructive and complex practice is openly acknowledged in Nigeria, yet it remains ubiquitous in the functioning of society and economic life. Acts of diversion of federal and state revenue, business and investment capital, and foreign aid, as well as the personal incomes of Nigerian citizens, contribute to a hollowing out of …

Magu By Obi Nwakanma of Vanguard Newspapers 

In Taoism, the word “Magu” means something quite powerful: the transcendent and immortal divinity of life, who protects the sacred order of the universe, and the female principle. It is like “Ala” – the female goddess of the earth and protector of life and the sanctified in the Igbo aetiological systems. On the other hand, …

Magu, Presidency, Senate, EFCC. Man or Institution 

Magu: Let Supreme Court decide, say SANs The ding-dong between the Presidency and the Senate over Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu continues. For the umpteenth time, the Presidency has restated that Magu, whose nomination as EFCC chair the Senate has rejected twice, is the man for the job. The Senate …