Wealthy defendants in anticorruption cases routinely use bribes to tamper with evidence and silence potential witnesses, or clandestinely convey cash gifts to judges hearing their case.
The bank was procured to strengthen local control of the financial industry. Yaradua's various acts of political corruption using his Attorney-General to frustrate ongoing local and international investigations of his powerful friends like Governor Ibori, Igbinnedion and Odili which led to massive losses to their states.
Among those parading themselves as role models in society [are] people who profited from failed banks. Working-level party operatives, meanwhile, seek to monetize their influence over internal party processes by soliciting cash from or seeking to be co-opted by aspiring politicians.
This paper articulates a two-part taxonomy designed to provide a better understanding of how corruption in Nigeria works. Weak and corrupt governance—key drivers of deforestation, gas flaring, and other environmentally destructive practices—will magnify the impact global climate change has on Nigeria.
Adopting this taxonomy would make it more difficult for policymakers to treat corruption in Nigeria as a standalone issue.
These funds—whether in the form of investments held by companies registered in secrecy jurisdictions, like the British Virgin Islands, Jersey, the Isle of Man, and the Seychelles, or high-end properties in London, Dubai, and Manhattan—can generate significant amounts of income for their owners back in Nigeria.
According to the chairman of a national political party, [Party officials] are not supposed to [receive money for expenses and allowances] but they make money, sometimes in many, many crooked ways. This research studies the effects and consequences of corruption in the Nigeria health care system.
After they leave office, ministers, legislators, and other top government officials often misappropriate vehicles and even official residences.
Anthropologist Daniel Jordan Smith explains how Nigerians abhor—yet feel obliged to show—favoritism. The term "IBB Boys" emerged, meaning fronts for the head of state in business realm, someone who will transact dirty deals from drug dealing to money laundering.