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Anti-corruption Campaigns and the Imperative for Effective Legislative Oversight

  • Dhikru Adewale Yagboyaju
  • Ibraheem Oladipo Muheeb
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Part of the Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development book series (AAESPD)

Abstract

Literature on corruption and efforts to fight the menace is vast and varied. The menace of corruption is no respecter of any country (Yagboyaju 2000). The experience of countries like China, Brazil, Mexico, Malaysia, Iran, Italy, Turkey, and Nigeria attest to the view that corruption is a shared experience in varying degree with variation in the deployment and efficacy of the institutional frameworks. Corruption breeds lawlessness that manifests in jungle justice and public lynching reported in México and Nigeria. It questions the integrity of public office holders as reported in Turkey, Malaysia, and Nigeria.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dhikru Adewale Yagboyaju
    • 1
  • Ibraheem Oladipo Muheeb
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of IbadanIbadanNigeria
  2. 2.The Brothers of Charity ServicesGalwayIreland
  3. 3.11 Lios an Uisce, Merlin Park GalwayGalwayIreland

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