ISBN 9789788431398
Pages 242
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2014
Publisher Safari Books, Nigeria
Format Paperback

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria

An Appraisal

by Patrick Edobor Igbinovia, Blessing Edobor-Igbinovia

This book details the historical background, legal basis and philosophy which lie behind the development of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria (EFCC). It also explores in detail the present set-up and structure of the agency, its apparatus or tools for executing its operational functions, how well it executed its roles, and analyzed its constraints or problems it grappled with and how they may have impeded its roles and their ramifications for the organization and the polity.

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About the Authors

Patrick Edobor Igbinovia

P.E. Igbinovia [JP] obtained his B.Sc. in Criminology and Criminal Justice; M.A. in Criminology & Criminal Justice; M.Sc. in Manpower and Industrial Relations; MPA in Public Law and Public Policy; and Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Sam Houston State University, University of North Texas, The Florida State University and The Florida State University, respectively. He is recipient of many scholarly awards : Researh Fellowship from Texas Woman’s University, Florida State University, the Federal Nigerian Government and the American Political Science Association, among others.

Blessing Edobor-Igbinovia

Blessing A. Edobor-Igbinovia , JP, earned her B. Ed. in Education/Political Science from the University of Benin, & MPA from the Benson Idahosa University, Benin City. She has published numerous academic essays in renowned international journals. She is currently a Lecturer in Political Science at the College of Education.