Supreme Court Upholds 12-Year Jail Term for Former Kwara Poly Governing Board Chair

The Supreme Court has affirmed the 12-year jail term handed down to a former Chairman of the Governing Council of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Dr. Saadu Alanamu, by the Kwara State High Court. Dr. Alanamu, before his conviction by the lower court, was nominated in 2017, into the Board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and […]

ICPC, Shippers’ Council Inaugurate Port Standing Task Team for Port-Harcourt and Onne Ports

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and other ports agencies, as part of the on-going collaboration to ensure the full implementation of the Nigerian Ports Process Manual (NPPM), recently inaugurated a Port Standing Task Team in the Eastern Ports of Port […]

ICPC has aligned Strategic Plan with NACS – Owasanoye

*Seeks Standardised Template For ACAs  *Briefs Senate on NACS Compliance  The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has aligned its 2019 – 2023 Strategic Plan with the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS). The ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, made the disclosure while briefing members of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial […]

Corruption: Publish Assets of Public Servants, ICPC Tasks CCB

…Wants Assets Declaration Form Updated The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the publication of assets declared by public and civil servants by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to curb corruption in the public sector. Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, during a meeting with the Chairman and […]

Certificate Forgery: ICPC nabs Syndicate, Two FRSC Officials

Two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Messrs. Edwin Onyuwe and Achigili Ogoli, have been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over certificate forgery. The Commission also arrested two members of a certificate forgery syndicate, Mr. Sunday Okpara and Abdulrahman Razak, for forging the certificate of the […]

Foreign Countries Should Refund Stolen Funds With Interest – ICPC Chairman

…Nigeria Reviewing Oil & Gas, Tax, Waivers Transactions To Curb IFFs The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has canvassed the payment of interests on stolen funds by benefiting foreign nations as part of measures to redress the menace of Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). The […]

IFFs: Africa loses $148bn to Corruption Yearly – Malami

 …Over $700m Stolen Funds Returned To Nigeria In Four Years The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has said that developing countries in Africa lose over $148 billion to corruption annually partly due to Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). Malami, who spoke at the International Conference on IFFs and Asset […]

National Values Curriculum: ICPC reiterates Promotion of Positive Values in the Youth

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has pledged its commitment to promoting positive values in young Nigerians through the instrumentality of the National Values Curriculum, NVC, which it drew up in collaboration with a key national education stakeholder. The Director of Public Enlightenment and Education of the Commission, Muhammed Ashiru Baba, gave this pledge while […]

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 […]