Nigeria

European donors may cut funding for Nigeria's anti-corruption police next year if the government does not show clearer results in its fight against graft, Western diplomats say. The European Union is by far the biggest foreign donor to Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), providing a total of USD 32 million over the last four years or about 85 percent of the agency's foreign support. "We are in a global recession. It shouldn't be a surprise there is a reluctance to throw more money at projects that clearly don't work," said one Western diplomat working in Abuja. (Reuters)

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