Regional Risk Spotlight:  Ayoka Akinosi Discusses the Crackdown on Corruption in Nigeria

Nigeria recently overtook South Africa as Africa’s largest economy with a nominal GDP of $500 billion. Its abundance of natural resources, including the tenth-largest proven reserves of petroleum in the world, allows the economy room for even more growth in mining and manufacturing. In this installment of the Regional Risk Spotlight, the Anti-Corruption Report spoke with Nigerian attorney Ayoka Akinosi, a visiting specialist at Hughes Hubbard, about the recently elected Nigerian President’s anti-corruption efforts and the information challenges companies may face when performing due diligence and internal investigations in Nigeria. See also “Regional Risk Spotlight: Samuel Nam of Kim & Chang Discusses a South Korean Anti-Corruption Landscape in Flux” (Jan. 27, 2016).

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