Money Laundering/IFFs: ICPC Boss Charges REDAN To Self-Regulate Members

***Warns Estate Developers Not To Serve As Conduit For PEPs ***Tasks REDAN On Low Cost Housing Construction ***Investigates Completed, Unoccupied Estates in Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has counselled the leadership of the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) to self-regulate its members as part […]

Corruption: ICPC docks NSCDC Deputy Commandant over N26.7m Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has docked a Deputy Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Edike Mboutidem Akpan, for defrauding prospective home owners of N26,655,000. Mr. Akpan was charged before Justice V. S. Gaba of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Kwali, […]

ICPC Clears the Air on Media Report of Abuja Property’s Raid and Seizure

The attention of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been drawn to some inaccurate and concocted reports in the media about the seizure of multibillion-naira cash, dollars, Rolex watches stockpiled in an Abuja property.   The Commission wishes to state that ICPC operatives raided a property in Wuse 2 of the […]

ICPC arraigns SEC Staff for N4.4m Contract Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has docked a staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Oleghe Nelson, for allegedly receiving N4.4 million kickbacks from contractors.  The Commission in an 8-count charge filed before Justice M A. Madugu of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Bwari, […]

Nigeria needs to improve negotiations to curb IFFs – ICPC

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye (SAN), has called for better negotiation skills in dealing with expiring international trade agreements as well as in establishing new ones.  He made this call in his opening remarks at a 2-day workshop on mitigating illicit financial flows themed […]

Illicit Money out of Africa more than development Grants – ICPC 

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye (SAN), has stated that Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) out of Africa far outweighed grants from international development partners to the continent.  Owansanoye said this during a meeting with the leadership of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA) […]

ICPC arraigns Business Woman over N4.5m Job Scam

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arraigned a business woman, Mrs. Ramat Mercy Mba, for allegedly defrauding job seekers of N4.5 million. Mba, who was docked before Justice Ibrahim Mohammed of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Gwagwalada, was also accused of impersonating the late Chief of Staff to […]

ICPC to Support NDPB to Achieve Efficient Data Protection

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has promised to support the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) to achieve efficient and effective data protection. The ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye SAN, gave the assurance during a courtesy visit to the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja by the board and management of the Nigeria […]

ICPC Boss tasks REDAN on Low-Cost Housing to Close 17m Housing Deficit

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has charged the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) to provide low-cost housing to the poor to help close the 17 million housing deficit in the country. Owasanoye gave the charge in Abuja recently during a courtesy […]

Employment Scam: ICPC secures 7-Year Jail Term for Civil Servant

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has secured a seven-year jail term for a public officer in the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mr. Amdii Monday Gideon, for his involvement in employment scam. In the case filed against him by ICPC at the Federal Capital Territory […]