United Nations Convention against Corruption : CSO Monitoring Mechanism 2024

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IMPLEMENTED PROVISIONS 2023



  1. Nigeria's anti-corruption agenda 1999
  2. National Anti-Corruption Strategy (2017-2021 & 2022-2026)
  3. Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms (TUGAR)

OUTCOME



  1. Establishment of anti-corruption agencies and other relevant bodies aimed at the prevention of corruption
  2. The Office of the Attorney-General coordinates the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy
  3. Development and introduction of anti-corruption instruments such as Government Integrated Financial and Management Information System (GIFMIS), Bank Verification Number (BVN), National Identification Number (NIN), Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System(IPPIS)
  4. The Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms (TUGAR) coordinates, monitors and evaluate anti-corruption and governance initiatives in Nigeria
  5. The Public Procurement Act is being implemented by all Ministries, Departments and Agencies

GAPS



  1. Non-documentation of a National Anti-Corruption Policy
  2. No report is available to measure the reduction in corruption and impact of the establishment of anti-corruption laws, agencies and mechanisms
  3. Overlap of institutional functions
  4. Low level of the implementation of NACS
  5. Low level of awareness at the sub-national level
  6. Low level of implementation of the Monitoring & Evaluation of the NACS

RECOMMENDED STEPS TO ADDRESS GAPS



  1. Documentation and publication of a National Anti-Corruption Policy
  2. Yearly reporting on the reduction of different aspects of corruption at the national and sub-national level
  3. Conduct a review of institutional roles and functions towards the elimination of duplication of functions
  4. Enhance the implementation of NACS at the national and sub-national level
  5. Increase anti-corruption measures including awareness at the sub-national level
  6. Develop a monitoring and evaluation framework to assess the impact of awareness programs at national and sub-national level
  7. Implement an e-procurement system for all MDAs at national and sub-national levels within the next 12 months
  8. Publish a yearly report on compliance with principles of transparency and integrity in respect to public procurement, budgetary expenditure and audit reports

RESPONSIBLE PARTIES



  1. Attorney-General of the Federation
  2. Auditor-General of the Federation
  3. Independent Corrupt Practices (and Other Related Offences) Commission
  4. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
  5. Code of Conduct Bureau
  6. Federal Ministry of Justice
  7. National & State Assemblies
  8. State Governments of the Federation
  9. Local Governments of the Federation
  10. Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms (TUGAR)
  11. Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Bureau of Public Procurement
  12. Bureau of Public Procurement

LEAD INSTITUTION(S)



  1. Attorney-General of the Federation
  2. Auditor-General of the Federation