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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

EFCC, ICPC asked to Investigate Akpabio over Corruption Allegations in NDDC

Jude Johnson The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, has been dragged before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) on allegations of corruption and financial recklessness in the Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The petition to the Anti-Corruption agencies was dated

COVID-19: Book on Crisis Communication Strategies Timely—DSS, ICPC, Others

•Stakeholders call for professionalism in crisis communication management •Cybercrime Act has rendered anti-social bill unnecessary—Sen. Tambuwal Senator Iroegbu and John Anyim As the nation fights its way through the present national security challenges as well as the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), stakeholders have canvassed for more professionalism in crisis communications management in Nigeria. The calls

Court stops ICPC form seizing Yari’s assets

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, restrained the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, and the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, from seizing or interfering with assets and properties belonging to the immediate past Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Yari. The court, in

Buhari suspends anti-corruption Chairman, Obono-Obla

The chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla, has been suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. The suspension takes immediate effect pending the conclusion of ongoing investigations by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC. The ICPC is investigating Mr Obono-Obla’s alleged fraudulent certificates which

NYSC to partner ICPC in mobilization of corps members

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Management of the Nation Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and that of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) have agreed to partner in ensuring that graduates mobilized for national service are genuine. This came at the instance of a courtesy visit to ICPC Headquarters, Abuja

ICPC tracking constituency projects in Nigeria–Owasanoye

Segun Adewale The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), has said that the Commission is tracking the execution of Constituency capital projects across the country so as to ensure proper execution. The ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owosanoye, who said this in a speech during the commemoration of the

Money leaving Nigeria, Africa through Illicit financial flows now at $90bn — ICPC

Senator Iroegbu and Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt  Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, on Thursday disclosed that the amount of money leaving Africa, especially Nigeria through Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) is now estimated at $90 billion and is still growing. "Indeed a report on