Tag Archives: Corruption


Corruption takes many shapes, starting with embezzlement, bribery, rituals, rigging in elections and so on. In fact, corruption is highest in the political system. In both the Senate and the House of Representatives, corruption is seen as normal. Where do Read more…


I wrote this 6,000 word piece for a large national daily last week but I was told it was too “controversial” so I should either water it down or it would not get published. I did that annoying thing writers do and insisted on the sanctity of my editorial license. So it didn’t run. Anyway, here it is, open and free for the benefit of the world. Hope this makes a tiny bit of difference to the life of someone somewhere.


Many problems have bedeviled the local government budgeting in Nigeria. As such, they have not been able to meet their statutory obligations of bringing the gains of democracy closer to the citizens. Some of these problems include: Corruption and mismanagement Read more…


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