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Digitisation of land administration: will it work?

“Digital land administration is the need of the hour”—an op-ed published in The Daily Star on August 19, 2019 reiterated the age-old concern over the inefficiency of the land market in Bangladesh, leading to “unending anguish and frustration for the general public”.

Another victory for Buhari – but what will it mean for corruption?

In 2015 Muhammadu Buhari swept to victory on an electoral ticket strongly featuring a tough stance on corruption. A month ago, Nigerians again rejected an alternative approach offered to support Buhari’s mandate for change. Yet so far, his methods seem to have had little effect. Will another term make a difference?

Could women in Lagos be less likely to engage in corruption than men?

Women in Nigeria’s Lagos State are less likely to engage in corruption than men, according to a survey commissioned by the ACE Research Consortium and conducted last month by Pollit Analytics. The survey, carried out in the Nigerian presidential pre-election climate, asked 500 online respondents about their views on corruption. It offers a snapshot of perceptions and of personal involvement in corrupt activities in the state, as well as of differences by gender.

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