Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 218

Table of Content: August 2010; 2(5)

August 2010

Colonial effect or African cultural influence on corruption: A literary approach

        Corruption, a serious bottleneck for developing countries, is gaining field worldwide. It has several names depending on the areas. Bribery is qualified as chin hanchi (bribes), gôro (cola nut), gaisuwa (greetings) or aza dutsi (to put a stone on…) among the Hausa people; bribes or gratification in French and dash in some West African English speaking countries such as...

Author(s): Labo Bouché Abdou

August 2010

Institutional reforms and the development of Nigeria Prisons Service, 1999 - 2007

        Nigeria as a country experienced over twenty nine years of military rule. Consequently, the Nigeria Prisons were nothing less than a concentration camp where democrats, civil rights activists and some social deviants suffered. The emergence of civilian rule in 1999 with promises both to restore human rights and the rule of law and to reform the justice system of which the prisons are...

Author(s):   Eze Malachy Chukwuemeka