ANTI-CORRUPTION NAP 2

COMMITMENT 6: To establish a Public Central Register of Beneficial Owners of companies

 Lead MDA: Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)

Responsible person(s): Bello Mahmud [Registrar General]; Alhaji Garba Abubakar [Director, Compliance]; Muniru Umar Wambai [Director, Finance] CAC and NEITI completed consultation with stakeholders on the implementation of beneficial ownership register and CAC developed new annual returns forms that require companies filing annual returns to provide information about the beneficial owners of the company. CSOs like CISLAC continued to provide research and knowledge support for the process of establishing beneficial ownership; hosting a multi stakeholder dialogue and built capacity of other CSOs on beneficial ownership. They published a research on the legal framework and factsheet on beneficial ownership. The details of implementation of specific activities are as follows:

Milestone 41: Re-engagement for the repeal and enactment of the new Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) Bill and obtaining Presidential Assent.

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 to July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

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Milestone 42: Corporate Affairs Commission to also explore and pursue administrative directives to ensure establishment of a beneficial ownership register.

 

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 to July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

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Milestone 43: Testing and Validation of Electronic Register of Beneficial Owners by stakeholders.

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 to July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

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Milestone 44: Deployment of Electronic Register of Beneficial Owners according to Open Ownership Standard

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 to July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019


Milestone 45: Notice to corporate entities to submit information on beneficial owners as required by the law.

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 to July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019


Milestone 46: Capacity Building for law enforcement agencies, CSOs on the use of the beneficial owners register.

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 to July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019


Milestone 47: Public engagements on the existence and use on Electronic Register of Beneficial Owners.

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 to July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

COMMITMENT 7: To Strengthen Nigeria’s asset recovery legislation including non-conviction based confiscating powers and the implementation of unexplained wealth orders.

Lead MDA: Federal Ministry of Justice

Responsible person(s): Abubakar Malami [Honorable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice] The inter-agency coordination for the implementation of National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) has been constituted and a hotline is being set up in the Ministry of Justice. The details of implementation of specific activities are as follows:

Milestone 48: Federal Ministry of Justice to adopt and deploy guidelines for transparent management of recovered assets pending the enactment of the law.

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 to July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019


Milestone 49: Capacity building for Anti-Corruption Agencies and non-state actors to implement non-conviction-based asset forfeiture regime.

Start-Finish Date: October 2019- July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019


Milestone 50: Enactment of Proceeds of Crime Act.

Lead MDAs:

Start-Finish Date: October 2019- July 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

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Milestone 51: Deploy a framework for CSO monitoring of the procedure for recovery and utilization of recovered assets.

Lead MDAs: 

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 - May 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

COMMITMENT 8:  To take appropriate actions to implement the National Anti-Corruption Strategy.

Lead MDA: Federal Ministry of Justice

Responsible person(s): AbubakarMalami (SAN) [Honorable Attorney General of the Federation] This commitment will take deliberate actions that will lead to the implementation of the anti-corruption strategy for Nigeria. The details of implementation of specific activities are as follows:

Milestone 54: Conduct Corruption Risk Assessment (CRA) for OGP lead MDAs and put in place integrity mechanism.

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 - May 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

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Milestone 55: Ministry of Justice to Publish Half-yearly report on the status of the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy.

Lead MDAs:

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 - May 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

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Milestone 56: CJN office to publish Half-yearly report the state of anti-corruption cases in Nigeria.

Lead MDAs: 

Start-Finish Date: October 2019 - May 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

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Milestone 57: Promote ethical orientation for improved personal ethics through strategic communication, drama, arts, music and reward for integrity by honoring deserving organizations.

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Start-Finish Date: October 2019 - May 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

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Milestone 58: TUGA to deploy a framework for the continuous monitoring and reporting of anti-corruption cases by CSOs and MDAs.

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Start-Finish Date: October 2019 - May 2021

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Last Updated: October 2019

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