NSITF rehabilitates 42 injured workers in one year
42 workers that lost their limbs, legs and other parts of human body have been rehabilitated in the past one year, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Adebayo Somefun has said. Speaking when he received the Civil Society Coalition for Transparency in Abuja, the NSITF boss added that apart from…
Group launches PTAP to support anti-graft war
A non-governmental organisation, Grassroots Accountability Advocacy Foundation (GAAF), yesterday, began a Public Transparency and Accountability Project (PTAP) to support anti-graft agencies in the fight against corruption. President of the foundation, Genevieve Anthony said the project, which is expected to last for five years (2018-2023), is geared towards the realisation of government’s Economic Recovery and Growth…
Before bad politics relegates good policies
Combined effects of bad politics within governing party (APC), president’s aloofness and strange executive procrastination appear to have stolen some thunder from two good governance policies that would have shaped good public opinion for the Buhari administration last week. In other words, curious focus on do-or-die politics in Ekiti and the implications of incipient implosion…
ICPC, EFCC can investigate persons, authorities for corruption, court reaffirms
A Federal High Court in Sokoto has affirmed that the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) could investigate and prosecute persons or authorities over corruption allegations anywhere in the country.
Kano varsity indicts students over destruction of property worth N500m
The Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil, yesterday indicted some students who embarked on violent protest in which the university’s property worth over N500m were destroyed.
ICPC arrests rector for alleged certificate forgery
The Rector of Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo, Osun State and former acting deputy vice-chancellor of Oduduwa University, Osun State, Mr Olaolu Akinola Olugbenga, has been arrested by officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for alleged forgery of a doctorate degree (PhD) certificate. In a statement Monday in Abuja, the ICPC…
Anti-corruption Ambassadors: ICPC presents certificates to 93 Akwa Ibom LG officials
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has presented certificates to 93 local government officials from Akwa Ibom as its anti-corruption ambassadors.
A tribute to Justice Mustapha Akanbi
The news of the death of Justice Muhammad Mustapha Adebayo Akanbi, the erudite jurist and the moral voice of Nigerian nation, on June 3, 2018 came as a shock to many in the country.
ICPC takes suspended SEC DG, Gwarzo to court over alleged N115.8 million fraud
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the suspended Director-General of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr. Mounir Haliru Gwarzo. He was charged over an allegation of misappropriating N115.8 million. Gwarzo and a commissioner in SEC, Mr. Zakawanu Garuba, are facing a five-count charge before Justice Hassan Yusuf Baba…
Buhari, Ahmed, others mourn pioneer ICPC chairman, Mustapha Akanbi
Pioneer Chairman of the lndependent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (lCPC) and first Wakilin of Ilorin, Justice Mustapha Adebayo Muhammed Akanbi is dead.The renowned anti corruption Czar and former President, Courts of Appeal, who was 86, passed on in the early hours of yesterday in a private hospital, in Ilorin.
Getting it right as a nation
Nigeria is abundantly blessed in human, natural and material resources. It has the potentials of becoming great, if these endowments are well-harnessed and utilised.
ICPC to arraign Masari over N184.5m alleged contract fraud
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has filed a 27-count charge before an FCT High Court against former director general of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Alhaji Bature Umar Masari...