Nigeria's Missing Billions and Trillions

From NigeriansTalk Thu Dec 20 2012, 14:11:05

It used to be tens of millions of naira and occasionally, hundreds of millions of naira and when a corruption incident amounting to a billion naira was mentioned, we were stunned, disgusted and spoke about it intensely for weeks. Now misappropriation of public funds in Nigeria is recorded in billions and trillions of naira such that cases involving mere millions [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Somalia:   Nation Reaches Tipping Point (analysis)
International Crisis Group
30 April 2017

Somalia is at a tipping point. The election of a new president with cross-clan support, the emergence of a youthful and reform-minded parliament, and renewed international interest present a genuine ... [read more]

South Sudan:   Kiir Reaches Out to Opposition (news)
The East African
29 April 2017

South Sudan President Salva Kiir is reaching out to the opposition after intense pressure from the international community to prove that the National Dialogue he initiated last December is real and is ... [read more]

Uganda:   'End of Joseph Kony Hunt Breeds Frustration and Fear' (news)
Radio Dabanga
30 April 2017

Uganda and the USA have ended a six-year search for warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Yet the failure to "kill or capture" Kony could see the insurgency rebound, media venture ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!