ICPC Clarifies Report of Constituency Projects Tracking

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has clarified that those found culpable of crimes of corruption in the execution of constituency and executive projects are adequately punished. This statement was made by the Spokesperson of the Commission, Mrs. Azuka Ogugua, during a Twitter Space meeting organized by the Center for Fiscal […]

Imbibe Integrity as Teachers for Social Change, ICPC urges

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has urged schoolteachers in Lagos State to build and maintain integrity in their various schools as this will encourage students to see integrity as a culture or way of life. A representative of the Commission from the ICPC Lagos State Office, Mrs. Mary Omonoyan of […]

ICPC to tackle Corruption in Electricity Sector, says ICPC Chairman

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has promised to tackle corruption related matters arising from estimated billings, illegal selling of meters and other related offences in the electricity sector. The Chairman of ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, while speaking at a consultation meeting of business membership organisations and electricity regulatory bodies […]

ICPC Uncovers Hidden $919,000; Secures Interim Forfeiture

Acting on a petition instituted against some officials of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt for alleged corrupt practices, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has obtained an Interim Forfeiture Order on the sum of USD919,202.07 (approximately N450 million) fraudulently hidden in a bank account. Investigators in the Rivers State […]

ICPC Secures 20 – Year Jail Term Against Examiner for Malpractice

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has secured a 20-year jail term against Mr. Olanrewaju Kayode, a part-time examiner at The Polytechnic, Ibadan, for committing examination malpractice.  The sentence was handed down by Honourable Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State after having found Kayode […]

ICPC Academy Graduates Pool of 49 Investigators

The Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), Keffi, Nasarawa State, the training arm of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) has graduated a pool of forty-nine staff from its Basic Investigation and System Study Course Number 4. The graduands who are staff of the Commission were drawn from its various departments and […]

Nigerian Women, Rise against Corruption – By Rasheedat Adunni Okoduwa, mni

It is that time of the year again when issues affecting women occupy centre-stage in the global community at least for twenty-four hours.  8th March of every year is designated by the United Nations as the International Women’s Day.  It is a day for celebrating achievements of women across socio-cultural, economic and political spheres, while […]

ICPC explores Ways to boost its Forensic Investigation Capability

Determined to build on its reputation for painstaking and meticulous investigations, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is leaving no stone unturned in its effort to upgrade its forensic laboratory.  This drive recently made the Commission’s Acting Chairman, Dr. Musa Usman Abubakar, to seek further collaboration and mutual partnership between the […]

 Establishment, Impacts and Challenges of Anti-corruption and Transparency Units (ACTU)

Efforts to tame the scourge of corruption in Nigeria is associated with rhetoric; “fighting’’, ‘’combating”, ‘’the war against’’ or ‘’the battle against’’ are some of the most common ones. The use of these words invokes pictures of an enemy that can be defeated. In the same way, the idea of corruption as a cancerous ill […]