United Nations and African Union Conventions on Corruption and Anti-Corruption Legislations in Nigeria: A Comparative Analysis
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Edinburgh University Press
The paper is a comparative analysis of United Nations and African Union Conventions on Corruption and Anti-Corruption Legislations in Nigeria. It examines the obligations assumed by Nigeria under the two Conventions and the extent to which Nigeria has criminalised the corrupt practices set out under both conventions. The paper notes that Nigeria has substantially criminalised majority of the corrupt practices under both conventions. The paper recommends that existing gaps in Nigerian laws on non-criminalisation of bribery involving only private sector actors, bribery of foreign public officials and the offence of illicit enrichment should be filled by amending relevant laws.
corruption , African Union Convention on Corruption , United Nations Convention Against Corruption , Implementation of Conventions under Nigerian Constitution , legislative power to create offences under Nigerian Constitution , bribery in the public sector Nigeria , bribery in the private sector Nigeria , laundering of proceeds of corruption Nigeria , illicit enrichment
African Journal of International and Comparative Law, 22(2), pp. 308-333.