Proceeds of Crime, Recovery and Management

ICPC derives the powers to effect seizures of moveable and immovable properties from Sections 37 and 45 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000 (CPOROA 2000), while Sections 47 and 48 of the CPOROA 2000, gives the Commission powers to forfeit assets through Court process.

However, depending on the type of case and jurisdiction involved, the Commission has various legal tools available in asset recovery and management.

  1. Domestic criminal prosecution and conviction-based 

confiscation, followed by Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) 

request to enforce orders in foreign jurisdictions.

  1. Non-Conviction based (NCB) forfeiture, followed by an MLA

request to enforce orders in foreign jurisdictions;

  1. Civil Administrative forfeiture; and
  1. Any other avenues, such as taxation, fines and compensation

orders in criminal trials.

The activity chain of the Commission in Asset Recovery and Management are – Assets Investigation, Assets Identification, Assets Tracing, Assets Recovery and Assets Management.

Public Announcement:

ICPC, in line with the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Act 2022, wishes to invite interested public in the Hospitality Industry, Oil and Gas Services, & Property Management for expression of Interest in Leasing recovered properties in Cross River, Oyo and Kwara States. Please see link for details:

Also below is request for Expression of Interest from the public into management of properties recovered by the Commission in Lagos and Oyo States. For details: