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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.

Combatting corruption the smart way

Jibrin Ibrahim of CDD Lagos reflects on applying ACE's unique approach to combatting corruption in Nigeria in an opinion piece in Nigeria's Premium Times.

Corruption – is it a moral issue or a structural one?

Should corruption be seen as a moral issue? It often seems so, and that attitude is often reflected in how societies decide it should be dealt with – punishment through the legal system or the rule of law. But there is also another way of thinking about corruption, which says that the historical social and economic structures in a country create the conditions for corruption.

Electricity for all? Off grid but on track

Pallavi Roy delves into Nigeria's power privatisation programme - and whether it has been derailed by corruption. Are off-grid options the solution for SMEs left stranded by dysfunction in the power sector?

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