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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

ICPC: How Kwara top shots hijacked public solar street lights for their residences

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has ordered the relocation of solar street lights from private residents in Ilorin, Kwara State.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

ICPC operatives arrive Kwara to track constituency projects

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is tracking 250 constituency projects in Kwara.

ICPC tracks 67 constituency projects in Nasarawa

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday said it has started tracking 67 selected constituency projects in Nasarawa State.
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826.8km of roads delivered in five months – minister

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said the ministry impacted on 514 highways and delivered 826.8 kilometers of road between Aug. and Dec., 2019.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps threatens to drag ICPC chief to court over ‘release of N1...

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, threatened to institute legal action against Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, over the allegation bothering on the release of N1 trillion for implementation of constituency projects, which President Muhammadu Buhari described as waste.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 1

Senate seeks legal backing for constituency projects in national budget

The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 2

Senate seeks legal backing for constituency projects in national budget

The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of twenty percent.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senate seeks N2.1 trillion for constituency projects

Members of the National Assembly would henceforth be allocated N2.1trillion to execute constituency projects if a Bill that seeks to set aside 20 per cent of the nation’s annual budgets for that purpose becomes...

ICPC demands handing over completed constituency projects to local councils

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the handover of constituency projects to local government authorities after completion.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief establishes military university in Bauchi

The decision of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, to situate the Nigerian Army University and Nigerian Air Force University in their respective hometowns has become a topic of debate.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

Group hails President Buhari on forthrightness, corruption fight

A political group, the Zikist-Buharist Movement (ZBM), on Sunday, passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari for his administration’s forthrightness and commitment to stamping out corruption in the country.
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President Buhari seeks speedy creation of special court for corruption cases

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja called on the National Assembly to fast-track the passage of the Special Crimes Court Bill.

ICPC to monitor Bayelsa, Kogi governorship polls

The Nigerian anti-graft agency, ICPC, says it would monitor the Saturday’s governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

ICPC: We uncovered N12.4 billion padded in 2019 budget

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), says the agency uncovered N12.4 billion padded into 2019 budget.

How we stopped the diversion of constituency items – ICPC chief

Bolaji Owasanoye, chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), says the agency stopped the diversion of items for constituency projects by some ”promoters”.

Kogi guber: Heroic welcome for Wada in Lokoja/Kotokarfe

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Musa Wada, has promised to fix all infrastructure inherited from the past administrations by Governor Yahaya Bello, some of which have either been vandalised or left to rot away.

ICPC recovers three ambulances, transformer from senator

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) has announced the recovery of three ambulance vehicles and a 500KVA Transformer which are Constituency Project items, from a former senator, Buruji Kashamu.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu constituents raise concerns over abandoned constituency projects

The Chairman of the Community Constituency Project Tracking Committee, Mr Julius Azinkpali, said that the projects were attracted by the former Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, and Mr Toby Okechukwu, representing Aninri/Awgu/Oji River Federal Constituency.

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