Nigeria loses $10bn to illicit financial flows, says ICPC
The chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye has revealed that Nigeria accounts for 20 percent (about $10 billion) of the estimated $50 billion that Africa was losing to Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). Owasanoye made the disclosure in his welcome remark at a physical and virtual zoom…
SERAP urges recovery of alleged missing funds in UBEC, SUBEBs
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order probe of allegations of corruption in the Universal Basic Education Commission...
SERAP seeks probe of alleged missing N4.4b NASS funds
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, to urgently probe allegation that N4.4 billion budgeted for National Assembly...
ICPC corruption verdict unsettles judiciary
The dust raised by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in its damning report, which indicated that the Judiciary is on top of the Nigeria Corruption Index between 2018 and 2020 is yet to settle.
‘Ending illicit financial flow’ll help Nigeria stop borrowing for development’
Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye says the country has no business borrowing money for development if Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) could be tackled.
Reforms, technology needed to curb illicit financial flows- ICPC
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says administrative actions, legal reforms and technology interventions were needed to curb Illicit Financial Flows(IFFs) in the country.
Humanitarian ministry denies diverting N2.72b school feeding fund
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development yesterday denied diverting to private bank accounts the N2.72b budgeted for school feeding by the government.
Constituency projects: Still a long way to getting value for money
In August last year, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) through its Constituency Projects Tracking Group (CPTG) initiative, recovered and sealed items worth N117m...
Stakeholders commend book on crisis communication strategies
AS the nation fights its way through the present national security challenges as well as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, stakeholders have canvassed for more professionalism in crisis communications management in Nigeria.
Fiscal Commission partners with ICPC to strengthen anti-corruption war
Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has restated the need for collaboration with relevant agencies, especially the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), to strengthen anti-corruption war in the country. Mr Victor Muruako, acting Chairman, FRC, expressed this view at the inauguration and induction of members of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of…