Ep.31 Nigeria’s 2017 Audit Report – key findings and role of CSO’s

Nigeria’s 2017 audit report for the federation was released in December 2019. The report showed no significant improvement in the management of public resources by government agencies. It also showed a general lack of transparency in the award and use of public funds.

Nigeria's 2017 Audit Report

The good news is that there was a slight improvement in the submission of audited accounts by government agencies. On today‚Äôs episode, we will be discussing the key findings from Nigeria’s 2017 audit report, key recommendations by the Auditor General, and the role of CSOs and anti-corruption agencies in ensuring MDAs comply with the recommendations in the report.

Also you can check out our infographic video on the 2017 Audit Report.

Ep.30 Collective action against corruption in the Business sector in Nigeria

We sat down with the co-founder and CEO of the integrity organization, Mr. Soji Apampa, to discuss collective action against corruption in the business sector in Nigeria.

Soji Apampa and Onyinye Ough, corruption and TACS

He enlightened us about existing collective action initiatives (CAI) on business integrity, challenges faced and successes so far.
He also gave some good advice to businesses on actions they can take to overcome corruption when conducting business in a Nigeria.

Like this podcast episode? Check-out our review of 2019 in episode 29.

Ep.29 Step Up Nigeria’s review of 2019

2019 was an awesome year for Step Up Nigeria.
We reached 5000 children with anti-corruption education/literature including 200 out of school children.

Step Up Nigeria school engagements

One of our young champions addressed world leaders at the UNODC HLPF on Education For Justice (E4J), another champion from the same school won the international youth call with her poem on corruption.

We expanded to Lagos and Kaduna, launched a new story book and 2 comic books, and trained over 50 teachers on anti-corruption education.
We have so many stories to tell from this year and more exciting plans for next year. We hope you enjoy listening to this episode.

Read our 2019 Annual Report here.