• Nigeria wants AU to declare corruption a crime against humanity

    Nigeria wants AU to declare corruption a crime against humanity

    Nigeria has formally requested the African Union (AU) to declare corruption a crime against humanity.

    The country blamed the impoverishment of African people on corrupt leaders.

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said on Wednesday at the inaugural JF Ade Ajayi Memorial Lecture held at the University of Lagos, that the request had been tabled.

    The late Ajayi was one of Nigeria’s foremost history scholars, and former vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos.

    Thousands of lives

    Prof Osinbajo said the problem of corruption must be escalated as the […]