Alleviating The Burden of Corruption in Under-Developed Countries

Finding words that accurately encapsulate all the evils that corruption represents is indeed a tall order. However, a look into the dictionary provides some guide: Corruption is “… lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gains. It is degeneracy, depravation, depravity, putrefaction. Corruption means moral pervasion; impairment of virtue and moral principles. It is the act of destroying someone’s honesty or loyalty or undermining moral integrity. Corruption stands for inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by committing a felony) - (WordNet 2.1).

You Need A Mentor

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Education and Nigeria’s Development

I am a product of the Nigerian public school education system. I started primary school education in September 1974. I didn’t pay any school fees at the time. Beyond non-payment of school fees we were given free textbooks and exercise books. The teachers were dedicated and dutiful. The same conditions: non-payment of school fees, free textbooks and exercise books applied when I entered secondary school in 1980. For my West Africa School Certificate Examination registration in 1985, I paid N60.00 (Sixty naira only). At this time, examination malpractice was not in our lexicon, it was a taboo.