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ICPC unearths N250m Fraud in UDUTH

In its continuing effort to rid public sector institutions of corruption and related fraud, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC),  has uncovered the diversion of a huge sum of money belonging to the Federal Government into private pockets.  The money, in the sum of over Two Hundred and Fifty Million Naira […]

ICPC arraigns Former Lecturer over N6m Fraud

A former lecturer with the Waziri Ummaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Mohammed Sani Nuhu, has been arraigned in court by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for allegedly defrauding the school of N6 million. ICPC, in a four-count charge, filed before Justice Usman Hassan, of the Kebbi State High Court, accused […]

ICPC Commences Phase 2 of Projects Tracking Exercise

Following the success recorded in the first phase of the constituency and executive projects tracking exercise conducted in 12 states of the federation in 2019, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to begin the implementation of the second phase. The exercise, which is scheduled to commence tomorrow, Tuesday 23rd […]

THE ICPC ACT AT 20! – OVERVIEW OF THE ACT 

  The Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000 is exactly 20 years old today. Let us examine the highlights of the Act pointing out its unique features and provisions.  It was the first executive bill, “Anti-Corruption Bill”, presented to the National Assembly in June 1999 on assumption of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration. The […]

N2.5bn Fraud: You have a Case to Answer, Court tells Kawu

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the suspended Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo Kawu, to defend his alleged involvement in the N2.5 billion Digital Switch-Over (DSO) fraud. Kawu, the late Chairman of Pinnacle Communications Limited, Mr. Lucky Omoluwa, and the Chief Operating Officer of the same company, Mr. Dipo Onifade, […]

ICPC, Stakeholders Parley on COVID-19 Funds Management and Monitoring

In response to increasing public concerns on the handling of the Federal Government’s Covid-19 funds and palliatives, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), in collaboration with the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF), has convened a meeting of relevant stakeholders to examine the measures put in place to ensure […]

ICPC Discloses Measures taken in Managing Covid-19 Funds

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed various measures being taken to ensure transparency, accountability and rectitude in the management of the Federal Government’s Covid-19 management funds and palliatives.  These were part of the highlights of a Zoom Webinar tagged: Covid-19 Funds Management and Monitoring: Preventing a Slide into Old […]

Draft National Ethics and Integrity Policy: ICPC, Partners,hold Virtual Consultative Meeting with Stakeholders

With an overarching objective to halt the slide in Nigeria’s ethical values, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) and the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), has convened a meeting of stakeholders to consult with them on a […]