ICPC arraigns court registrar, wife for alleged N80m fraud
A former judiciary staff and his wife have been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) for alleged money laundering.
ICPC gets N1.26b grant, lauds government for improved funding
Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has confirmed the receipt of N1.26 billion grant this year by the anti-graft agency. Making the disclosure during the commission’s end-of-year get-together in Abuja, he gave the breakdown as $1.5 million (N458 million) and another £2 million (N806 million) from…
National Assembly panels raise 2020 budget by N710b
The National Assembly may raise the N10.33 trillion 2020 budget presented to the lawmakers by President Muhammadu Buhari. Indeed, the Senate Committee on Appropriation may have raised the capital component of the budget by N450 billion
AFN crisis deepens as Gusau’s faction suspends George, declares independence
The lingering crisis in the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) was heightened yesterday in Awka, Anambra State, where the faction loyal to the embattled president of the federation
ICPC queries N5.6b for zonal projects in foreign affairs, justice ministries
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has said that the ministries of Foreign Affairs and Justice had N5.6b inserted in their 2019 budget for execution of zonal intervention projects.
ICPC’s constituency project tracking saves N1.8b for FG
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it has saved N1.8 billion for the Federal Government through the ongoing constituency project tracking.
‘People in power are becoming intolerant and allergic to criticisms’
The federal government has initiated a social media Bill to regulate news dissemination in the country. Some Nigerians are saying that the Bill, if enacted into law, would gag the press, just like the Decree 4 promulgated into law during the Gen. Muhammadu Buhari....
N1tr wasted on constituency projects, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said N1 trillion had been spent on constituency projects in 10 years with no direct bearing on the lives of the ordinary Nigerians.
ICPC decries N32b unspent balances by MDAs
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has raised the alarm over the massive unspent balances on personal cost released to Ministries, Departments and Agencies...