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THE DIVERSITIES OF CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

B A S H A R U , IS M A IL A .
Nigerian Army Finance Corps (HQNAFC)
Nigerian Army Headquarter
Arakan Barracks, Apapa, Nigeria.


M u s a , Wa k a w a H .
Military and Service Account Department
Nigerian Army School of Finance and Administration,
Arakan Barracks, Apapa, Nigeria.

Abstract

This article expounds on the Diversity of Corruption in Nigeria, causes and the approach to eradicate the menace. The paper argues that corruption can best be tackled by understanding its diversity. It further beams its searchlight on the root causes of corruption such as weak system and institutions, poor media campaign, ineffective civil societies and the will power to confront the hydra-headed monster. The paper posits that financial corruption is a proceed of the weak system and institutions that must be corrected and strengthened before the fight against it can yield results, and concluded that ineffective , bad governance and lack of speaking out by the citizenry are the major causes of corruption in Nigeria. Recommendations were also proffered for Government to strengthen the systems and institutions in order to be apt and effective to deal with looters and block possible culpable areas in the system.

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