Strengthening the Anti-Corruption Environment in Nigeria (SACEN)

CeFTIW Board of Trustees, Advisors and Staff pay a courtesy visit to the Chairman, House Committee on Financial Crimes.

In line with the Strengthening Anti-Corruption Environment in Nigeria (SACEN) project , , the Board of Trustees, Advisors and Staff of Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CeFTIW), On 6th April  2021, paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman ,House Committee on Financial Crimes Committee, Honourable Ibrahim Abdullahi Dutse.

The meeting was to  an advocacy visit to seek collaboration between CeFITW and the House Committee on Financial Crimes, towards assessing areas of legislation that requires fortification in order to sustain the fight against corruption.

The Committee Chairman and his team , appreciated the visit  and pledged his support towards ensuring that critical bills are passed under this current dispensation. He urged the Center to increase its advocacy by training legilators on anti-corruption bills.

CeFTIW Board of Trustees pay a courtesy visit to the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering (SCUML).

On 23rd March 2021, the Board of Trustees, Advisors and Staff of Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CeFTIW) paid a courtesy visit to the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering (SCUML).

As critical institution in combatting money laundering and corruption, the visit was to focused on seeking  partnership with SCUML in the area of reducing corruption, money laundering and financing of terrorism using Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs).

As a cash-based economy, SCUML has over the years been a model for other countries to emulate from in terms of effective supervision of DNFBPs.

The current Director of SCUML, Mr. Dan Isei, commended the center’s efforts and advised on the need to improve the capacity building of anti-corruption agencies.

CeFTIW Board of Trustees pay a courtesy visit to the office of the Honorable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN.

On 23rd of February 2021, the Board of Trustees, Advisors and Staff of Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CeFTIW) paid a courtesy visit to the office of the Honorable Attorney General of the Federation.

The purpose of the visit was to brief the attorney general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN, and seek for political support at the high level in order to strengthening the legal framework related to anti-corruption in Nigeria, and to brief the attorney general on our engagement by MacArthur foundation to seek ways of strengthening the anti-corruption war by legislative advocacy.

Specifically, the Center seeks for the passage of critical bills such as; Proceed of Crime Bill (POCA), Whistle Blower Protection Bill, Witness Protection Bill, Audit Bill as well as the and the Amendment of EFCC Act, NFIU Act and ICPC Act.