Author Archives: Okon Isong

ICPC Interrogates Former DG SMEDAN, Masari over N184.5m Contract Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arrested and quizzed a former Director-General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Alhaji Bature Umar Masari, over an alleged fraudulent award of N184.5 million contracts. … Read the Rest

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N.1bn Fraud: ICPC Arraigns Man for Impersonation

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned one Mr. Eno Ekapong Ofem before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court Apo, Abuja for allegedly impersonating a staff in the office of the Chief of Staff … Read the Rest

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Trial-within-Trial in ICPC’s Corruption Case against Dropped Own Board Nominee

The trial of a former Chairman of Kwara State Polytechnic Governing Council, Dr. Saadu Ayinla Alanamu has resumed before Justice Mahmud Abdul Gafar of the Kwara State High Court in Ilorin. The accused, who is one of the two Board … Read the Rest

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“Illegal” Universities: ICPC Opens Case Against Richmond Open University, Enugu

The trial of Professor Chris Okoro and Mr. Charles Ebue, of Richmond Open University, Ltd, Enugu, who were arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) before Hon Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court, … Read the Rest

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ICPC Charges Newly Recruited Police Officers on Integrity

The State Commissioner, Kaduna Zonal Office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Mr. Shehu Yahaya, has charged newly-recruited police officers to uphold integrity and eschew bribery, extortion and other forms of corrupt practices. He made … Read the Rest

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Ex-NABDA Staff jailed 9 years for Fraud

A Lagos State High Court 9 sitting in Ikeja, has sentenced one Dr. Louis Obinne, a dismissed staff of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Abuja to nine years imprisonment for defrauding a woman of a large sum of money … Read the Rest

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Teachers called to be Agents of Positive Change

A one-day capacity building workshop on Anti-Corruption and Transparency Practice for Principals of Federal Government Colleges and Coordinating Evaluators of Education in the Southern Zone of Nigeria, held at the Federal Government College, Enugu, has ended with a clarion call … Read the Rest

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We lack Conducive Accommodation -Kano Immigration ACTU Chairman

The Chairman of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the Nigerian Immigration Service Kano State Command, Mr. Dahiru Yusuf, has complained of lack of suitable accommodation as one of the hindrances to an effective discharge of their functions. Mr. … Read the Rest

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Exam Malpractice: ICPC recommends Prosecution for Abetting Parents, Guardians

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has recommended the arrest and prosecution of parents and guardians who aid and abet their children or wards in committing examination malpractice. This call was made by ICPC Commissioner Sokoto … Read the Rest

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Kano ICPC Head commends Kano State Anti-Corruption Commission

The State Commissioner of the Kano State office of the Independent Corruption Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, Mr. Dan Musa Zayyana, has commended the Kano State Government for establishing the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (KSPCAC). Mr. … Read the Rest

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