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Buhari’s son-in-law, two others wanted for $65m fraud – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has declared Gimba Yau Kumo, son-in-law to the President Muhammadu Buhari wanted for alleged $65 million fraud. Kumo, a former Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank, got married to Buhari’s daughter in October 2016 in Daura, Katsina State. The commission in a notice published

NPHCDA Partners ICPC for COVID-19 Vaccine Security, accountability

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to ensure accountability and transparency in the deployment and administration of COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria. Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director/CEO, NPHCDA, in a statement on Monday, explained that the collaboration will ensure all

We’ve Zero-tolerance for Corruption in Cross River – Commissioner for Justice

Jude Johnson The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Cross River State, Barrister Tanko Ashang, on Monday, March 15, 2021, warned that the state has zero-tolerance for any form of corruption. Ashang while speaking at a three-day monitoring and evaluation capacity-building workshop for Anti-Corruption Agencies (ACAs) organised by the Centre for

EndSARS: Cryptocurrency Can Fund Insurgency, Risky for Nigeria–ICPC, NFIU, CBN Warn

•Nigeria in grave danger over Crypto-Currency Transaction, Emefiele Tells Senate ••Reverse $3m Cryptocurrency Fraud •Cryptocurrency played active part in financing #EndSARS protest--Awasonoye ••Says virtual assets, Crypto-Currencies risky for Nigeria’s economy Jude Johnson The Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit has reversed a $3 million fraud back to a country. This is

COVID-19: ICPC Vows to Prosecute Palliative Looters, Investigate Billions Squandered During Pandemic

*As CISLAC, UNODC, PACAC, Stakeholders decry rise in fraud, corruption in COVID-19 era *As $88.6bn, $18 billion leaves Africa and Nigeria annually through IFFs Senator Iroegbu The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has vowed to investigate and prosecute any person who are engaged in any acts of corruption

SERAP, Humanitarian Minister Spar over Diversion of N2.67bn School Feeding Fund

Following disclosure by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) that about N2.67 billion meant to feed Nigerian school children were diverted, the Socio-economic Rights and Accountability Projects(SERAP) has urged the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, to quickly disclose the

ICPC Withdraws Fraud Charges Against Ex-Customs CG, Dikko

Jude Johnson The fraud charges instituted against a former Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Inde Dikko, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), was on Wednesday dismissed by the federal high court sitting in Abuja. The charges were dismissed by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu after

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