The US making anti-corruption a priority in its foreign policy

*Courtesy of Independent. President Joe Biden issued a memo Thursday instructing the federal…


African Kleptocrats watch with unease as sanctions bite their Russian counterparts

The systematic looting of African economies by Africans is not news. While it remains the primary…


Money Laundering and Trans-Organized Financial Crimes in Nigeria.

Owalabi Bakre.* Nigeria loses US$600 million annually to money laundering. Between the mid-1980s…


The Ills of Absolute Corruption: Equatorial Guinea Deserves Better

Fleet of luxury cars including Ferraris and Lamborghinis worth more than $20m are sold at auction…


Corrupt Kenyan Officials are Now Afraid to Steal Public Funds

Abdi Latif Dahir. The governor of Kenya’s capital city has made no secret of his love for bling: He…


Former Director General of Nigeria’s National Intelligence Agency Arrested

John Campbell.* On February 7, the Federal High Court in Lagos issued a warrant for the arrest of…