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Senate confirms Owasanoye as ICPC chairman

The Senate has on Thursday confirmed the appointment of  Bolaji Owasanoye as Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) The senate also confirmed eight others as members of the ICPC board. They are; Grace Chinda from Delta State Okolo Titus (Enugu State), Obiora Igwedebia (Anambra State), Olubukola Balogun

ICPC arraigns FCC director over N8.8m Job Scam

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged a Deputy Director with the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Mr. Ahmad Balarabe to court for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting job seekers of N8.8 million. The Commission, in a two-count charge brought before Justice Bello Shinkafi, of the Zamfara State High

Buhari, Kagame for EFCC anti-corruption marathon in Abuja

Jude Johnson President Muhammadu Buhari and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda are expected to flag-off the inaugural National Anti-Corruption Marathon. The marathon is organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Crimes (ICPC), Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and Fair Play International, on Monday, December

2019: Moghalu told me police officers wouldn’t head EFCC…

Fredrick Nwabufo   “Nigerian politics does not demand intelligence, but agbero brawns. The more grammar you speak, the farther the distance between you and the people.” This was the banter of a friend; a very educated and informed one, but sadly this is the perception of many Nigerians as well. I sat in my

We will go after Oshiomhole — ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has said it will act on the corruption petitions written against the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole by the Coalition for New Nigeria’s protest on Wednesday. The coalition had earlier staged a protest at the national headquarters of the ICPC demanding the

Alleged N5.8 Billion Fraud: Osinbajo, DG NEMA, should resign immediately — HURIWA

Godsgift Onyedinefu Following the indictment of the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in a N5.8 billion scam by the Federal legislature, the Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has asked the Vice President and the Director General of NEMA,

Why I was arrested, quizzed by the DSS–Oshiomhole

Jude Johnson  The embattled National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has explained why he was arrested and quizzed by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). Oshiomhole however, clarified during an interaction with editors in Lagos on Saturday, that  he “saw DSS only once and it was

ICPC Arraigns Lecturer over N13m Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned Mr. Afolabi Samuel Olufemi, a former lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State before a high court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly obtaining the sum of N13.3m from Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) According to ICPC spokesperson in

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