Monthly Archives: February 2016

ICPC receives 942 petitions, recovers N10bn

The Chairman  of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, Mr. Ekpo Nta, said on Tuesday that the ICPC had received 942 corruption-related petitions from members of the public. Out of the figure, he said investigations into 384 … Read the Rest

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Denmark’s 356-year long journey towards curbing corruption

After having concluded in their 2012 study that Denmark, along with New Zealand and Finland, was the least corrupt country on the globe, Transparency International’s International Corruption Perceptions Index 2015 has again adjudged the 8th century Scandinavian nation as a … Read the Rest

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Is Delaware home to a “grand corruption”?

Transparency International, a Berlin-based nonprofit with chapters in 100 countries, recently called for social sanctions against Delaware. At issue: the state’s very successful corporation registry, which over the years has enticed 60 percent of the Fortune 500 and over half … Read the Rest

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ICPC boss, Nta, elected IACA board member – Punch

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, Mr. Ekpo Nta, is one of the newly-elected seven members of the Board of Governors of the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna, Austria. The organisation was jointly established by the … Read the Rest

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N10m Fraud: Suspect’s Absence Stalls Arraignment Again

Plans by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to arraign a barrister, Mr. Kingsley Odabi, allegedly involved in a N10 million fraud case, before Hon. Justice A. Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory High Court 10, … Read the Rest

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ICPC Reinvigorates Anti-Corruption Coalition

The Lagos Zonal Office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), recently organized a one-day stakeholders meeting with some Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) on the platform of the National Anti-Corruption Coalition (NACC), with the view to strengthening … Read the Rest

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N500m fraud: ICPC arrests four NTDC officials

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has arrested four more officials of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation   over alleged abuse of office and mismanagement of over N500m. The suspects were said to have been arrested two weeks … Read the Rest

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No computer skill, no promotion, FG tells workers

The Federal Government has ordered civil servants in the country to develop computer skills or forfeit their promotions. The government said the order became necessary because it would soon switch from biro-to-paper examinations to computer-based exams for onward promotions and … Read the Rest

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ICPC Bags “Corporate Agency of Excellence”Award

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been honoured with the award of “Corporate Agency of Excellence” by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR). Speaking on Thursday at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja during the … Read the Rest

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Four Great Corruption-Killing Apps

CandiDatos CandiDatos.gt is a Guatemalan platform that profiles political candidates, helps register voters, and fights corruption by enforcing transparency. When citizens contact candidates through the website, the responses are tracked and ranked. A 10-question survey enables voters to identify the … Read the Rest

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