Corruption: “Lawyers Offer N9.4 Billion As Bribes Between 2018, 2020” -ICPC

 Corruption: “Lawyers Offer N9.4 Billion As Bribes Between 2018, 2020” -ICPC

A survey by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has found out that an estimated 9.4 billion naira bribes exchanged hands in the judicial sector between 2018 and 2020.

The report said the level of corruption in the justice sector was heightened by the very high amounts of money offered as bribes to Judges by Lawyers handling high electoral and political cases.

The 84-page survey also disclosed that the private sector ranked next to the judicial sector in corruption levels, noting that the graft in the private business sector contributed greatly to the national level of corruption.

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