Corruption is Nigeria’s greatest Challenge – Owasanoye

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor BolajiOwasanoye, has said that corruption was the greatest challenge of the country at the moment. Professor Owasanoye, who spoke at a capacity building workshop for members of the House of Representatives Committee on Anti-Corruption, in Abuja, said that corruption was responsible for all the […]

ICPC, Finance Ministry move to Reduce Cost of Governance

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has requested the assistance of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to help in reducing the high cost of governance in the public sector.  She said this at a Policy Dialogue on Corruption and Cost of Governance in Nigeria […]

National Ethics and Integrity Policy is a child of Necessity – Owasanoye

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN has described the National Ethics and Integrity Policy as a child of necessity conceived out of the urgent need to resuscitate and rejuvenate Nigeria lost values of honesty and integrity. Prof. Owasanoye made this revelation at a One-Day Stakeholders’ Dialogue on the Implementation of the National […]

ICPC does not spend Recovered Funds – Owasanoye

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has said that all monies recovered and generated by the Commission were paid into the coffers of the federal government. Owasanoye, who appeared before the Senate Committee on Finance, investigating the activities of revenue generating agencies of the […]

Defaulters: ICPC Drags 2,000 Firms Into Tax Net – Owasanoye 

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has dragged about 2,000 corporate entities into the country’s tax net, the Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has revealed. He made this known on Tuesday in Abuja while responding to questions from journalists at the end of a capacity building for ICPC […]

ICPC & Oyo State SUBEB to Partner in Promote Positive Values in Schools

The Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has pledged to partner with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to promote positive values in primary and secondary schools in the state through the National Values Curriculum (NVC).  The statement was made by the Chairman of the Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran during […]

2020 Budget Performance: Senate commends ICPC 

The Senate Committee Chairman on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari, has commended the board and management of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) for their implementation of the 2020 Budget, and commitment to ensuring that corruption was minimised to the barest minimum in the society. Senator Kwari stated […]

ICPC Chairman Commends NEPZA for Supporting Anti-Corruption & Transparency Unit

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has commended the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) for their role in Nigeria’s development, and for supporting the work of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the agency.  Professor Owasanoye gave the commendation while receiving the […]

ICPC Calls on CIBN to train Judges on IFFs

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has called on the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), to incorporate trainings on understanding Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and money laundering in its training programme for the National Judicial Institute (NJI).    Professor Owasanoye made the […]

ICPC, Estate Surveyors to recover, manage stolen assets

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) have resolved to partner in the recovery and management of corruptly acquired assets. The Secretary to the Commission, Prof. Musa Usman Abubakar who received the President of the Institution, ESV. Emmanuel Okas Wike and his […]