Monthly Archives: October 2011

ICPC Arrests Local Government Chairman and Paramount Ruler of Oju LGA

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission ICPC has arrested and is investigating the Chairman of Oju Local Government Council of Benue State, Hon. Jackson Ikala and Paramount Ruler of Oju, His Royal Highness Dr. Augustine E. Ogbu … Read the Rest

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Ex-LG secretary jailed for 6 months ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) said an FCT High Court presided by Justice Hussaini Baba has sentenced the former Secretary of the Gwagwalada Area Council Tenders Board Mr. Etsu Iliya to six months imprisonment with an … Read the Rest

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ICPC urges states to set up anti-corruption board

The Independent Corrupt Practice and Other Related Offences (ICPC) has called on the states across the country to establish Anti-Corruption Board. ICPC acting Chairman, Barrister Bako Abdullahi, said this via a letter to Governor Isa Yuguda, urging him to establish … Read the Rest

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ICPC to arraign Akalas ex-commissioner

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) said it has gotten an approval from an Oyo State High Court to arraign former Commissioner of Works and Housing his wife who served under Adebayo Alao Akala’s administration. “The High … Read the Rest

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ICPC probes NIMET director-general, others

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has begun the investigation of the Director General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency, Dr. Anthony Anuforom, and other directors of the body over alleged violation of due process in the execution of projects … Read the Rest

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ICPC arrests anti-corruption Director in Ibadan

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) has arrested a Director of Anti-Corruption Awareness Organization of Nigeria, an NGO, in Ibadan over illegal operations. Mr. Bode Olawoye was arrested for carrying out illegal investigation using the name of … Read the Rest

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ICPC probes state/LGs joint accounts

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said on Wednesday that it was probing the controversial joint accounts of states and local government councils, with the six local governments under the Federal Capital Territory as the pilot survey. Its … Read the Rest

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Fraudsters use ICPC to defraud foreigners

Unidentified internet fraudsters are using emails bearing the names of officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in an attempt to defraud people, mostly foreigners, Daily Trust heard. The fraudsters had used an e-mail text … Read the Rest

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