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Alamieyeseigha’s pardon: Jonathan’s contempt for anti-corruption norms, - Former Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha Nigeria is part of the international community and has obligations to join the rest of the world to fight official corruption. The Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre, PLAC, condemns the grant of presidential pardon to ex-Bayelsa Governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha. While section 175(1) (a) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, gives the President unlimited powers to grant pardon to convicted persons,