Nigeria's Fight Against Corruption: Successes and Challenges

Problems of corruption in Nigeria are well-known and efforts to address this issue have had mixed success.  The Open Society Foundations host a discussion on the successes and challenges of anticorruption initiatives from both Nigerian and American perspectives. 

Panelists will offer a brief historical perspective on these efforts, including Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the U.S. Anti-Kleptocracy Initiative, and will discuss how to improve future efforts.


  • Daniel Claman, Assistant Chief, Asset Forfeiture/Money Laundering, Department of Justice
  • Eric Guttschuss, Researcher on Nigeria, Human Rights Watch
  • Todd Moss, Vice President for Programs and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
  • Sowore Omoyele, Publisher, SaharaReporters
  • Sarah Pray, Policy Analyst for Africa, Open Society Foundations (moderator)
Date: September 26, 2011
Time: 2:003:30 p.m.

OSI-Washington, D.C.