Nigeria Suspends Corruption Probe into New Governor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s anti-graft body, is preparing to suspend a multi-million dollar corruption probe into a newly-elected state governor, yielding to a constitutional provision that grants absolute immunity from criminal prosecution to an elected governor.

EU Concerned with Eroding Rule of Law in the Union

Members of the European Parliament passed on Thursday a resolution condemning the eroding rule of law across the bloc, and calling for continued investigation of the murders of two journalists affiliated with OCCRP in the past two years.

TI: Gambia Corruption Enabled by Western Banks

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh would have not been able to rule from 1994 to 2016 without US and UK banks who had helped his corrupt and oppressive regime, Transparency International, TI, said Wednesday.