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Nigeria Supreme Court Upholds Criminal Justice Act

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has affirmed the constitutionality of the Administration of the Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) after a legal challenge to the part of the Act that prohibits stay of proceedings in criminal cases ... Read More
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Nigeria Acts to Reduce Illicit Financial Flows

Nigeria ratified conventions on tax-related treaties to end profit shifting and tax evasion by multinational companies. Read More
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Advancing Accountability and Transparency Around the Globe

The Transparency and Accountability Initiative is a collaborative of organizations that fund transparency and accountability programming, with the goal of empowering citizens to hold their governing institutions to account. Read More
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Reducing Corruption in Nigeria’s Electricity Sector

The Nigerian federal government has taken steps to protect electricity consumers from exploitative billing practices by distribution companies, due in part to efforts by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project. Read More
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Community Volunteers Key to River Blindness Strategy

Dr. Emmanuel Miri shares the story of Gabriel, a community volunteer drug distributor—the hands, feet, and heart of The Carter Center’s River Blindness Elimination Program. Read More
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More Nigerian States Accessing UBEC Funds

The number of Nigerian states picking up their share of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Fund has grown following a convening of representatives from UBEC and state basic education boards. Read More