Fighting corruption has more than ever before, become a global concern. Corruption is a serious crime that undermines economic development; political stability; the rule of law; social development; disrupts social order and destroys public trust in the governance system. [See National Anti-corruption Strategy (2017-2021)

By Lilian Uche, Research Fellow, NIALS

Euthanasia has been one of the highly controversial and volatile subjects in many climes due to human sentiments, moral/ ethical, religious and legal issues surrounding it. Quite understandably, any subject relating to the creation, continuation, preservation and termination of life is naturally bound to throw up a rich dust of overflowing social, economic, religious, ethical, and legal perspectives.

Globally, millions of people each year come face to face with criminal justice system because they are suspected or accused of crime. Many are arrested and detained at police station or other law enforcement facility. Some are released while significant proportions are held in custody pending determination of guilt or innocence and unfortunately some are lost in the system.

The seminar on Governance structure of Not-For-Profit Organisations was held on the 26th of October 2017 at the Board room of the Yar’adua centre. The Guest speaker for the Event was Mr Joshua Mintz, The vice president and Chief Legal Counsel of the Mac Arthur Foundation.

Corruption - a universal phenomenon which dates back many centuries, continues to undermine the overall integrity of countries considered corrupt. Consistently ranked among the most corrupt country in the world by Transparency International, corruption in Nigeria seems to have defied solution, despite the arrays of legislations and the punishment attached to it.