06 Feb 2018

By John P. Frinjuah Nigeria’s 2015 presidential race was widely seen as a “referendum” on the economy, the blight of corruption, and the state of the country’s security. Muhammadu Buhari’s victory left many Nigerians optimistic that he would stem the tide of unemployment, effectively deal with corruption, and deal a crushing blow to Boko Haram. Almost three years into his government, B...

05 Feb 2018

Despite praise for the president’s anti-graft campaign, perceived corruption remains high in Nigeria, especially in the public sector, a recent Afrobarometer survey indicates. The police are perceived as the most corrupt and least trusted among key public institutions. Although most Nigerians think they can make a difference in the fight against graft, many still fear retaliation shou...