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...
Why special court should be established for corruption cases, by ICPC
The Acting Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Musa Abubakar, has supported calls for the establishment of special courts for corruption cases. Abubakar said this in his lecture titled: Corruption, Economic and Financial Crimes: Special Courts to the Rescue, delivered at the fifth Criminal Justice Reform Conference organised by…
Cesspool of corruption at Nigerian universities
Justrecently, the Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA) demanded the prosecution of the vice chancellor of the University of Uyo, Prof. Enefiok Essien, over alleged forgery and sexual assault.
Groups validate 5-year anti-corruption strategy action plan documen
Representatives of some Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as the media have validated a five-year anti-corruption strategy action plan document.
ICPC secures 127-year jail term for federal pay officer
A high Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State has sentenced a Federal Pay Officer, Lawal Wilson Olusegun, to 127 years imprisonment for diverting N103 million infrastructural development and meal subsidies funds of three federal government colleges.
Musa Abubakar takes over as ICPC boss
Secretary to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Musa Usman Abubakar, has taken over the body’s leadership.The former Acting Chairman of the commission, Bako Abdullahi, handed over to him yesterday, at the end of his tenure.
FERMA official on trial for awarding contract to own firm
An Official of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Mr. Anthony Odoma, has been arraigned for allegedly awarding contract to his firm.
ICPC, UBTH collaborate in fight against corruption
The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has expressed its commitment to ensuring a synergy with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) even as the hospital pledged zero tolerance for corrupt practices among members of staff.
NDIC raises banks’ risk management, partners ICPC
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has taken up its risk management in banks a notch up, as it has entered into partnership with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC).
‘VC of illegal university has only secondary school education’
An operative of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Mr. Chidi Orji, has told a Federal High Court sitting in Enugu that the highest educational qualification the proprietor of an “illegal” university in Enugu has was a secondary school certificate. Testifying at the ongoing trial of the proprietor of Richmond Open…