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Edo ICPC chief reveals reason for average-performance of commission

The Edo State Commissioner for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC), Mr. Yusuf Olatunji, has blamed acute shortage of manpower for the below-average performance of Nigeria’s anti graft agencies.

President Buhari dissolves Okoi Obono-Obla’s presidential panel

President Muhammadu Buhari may have begun moves to reposition his administration with the dissolution of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) on Tuesday.g

Federal government constitutes inter-agency taskforce on recovery N5 trillion AMCON debt

The Federal Government has inaugurated an inter-agency committee to speedily resolve the challenges in recovering over N5 trillion Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) debts.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests gang for impersonation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

AMCON debt: VP Osinbajo constitutes inter-agency taskforce on recovery

The federal government has inaugurated an inter-agency committee to speedily resolve the challenges in recovering over N5 trillion Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) debts.

ICPC seals NECAS headquarters, warehouse

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) has sealed up the national headquarters of North East Commodity Association (NECAS) in Yola over allegations of fraudulent activities.

ICPC, NOA charge Akwa Ibom people to guard against embezzlement of constituency project funds

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, and National Orientation Agency, NOA, have advised Akwa Ibom indigenes to take active part in tracking constituency projects in order to avert embezzlement of funds released for the projects.

ICPC seals Shehu Dikko’s residence over NFF corruption case

The Abuja residence of the 2nd Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mallam Shehu Dikko, has been sealed by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

ICPC: Why NFF vice president’s residence was sealed

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has confirmed the sealing of the residence of the Second Vice-President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Shehu Dikko.

Zamfara youths petition ICPC over alleged diversion of N300 million constituency project funds

Following the alleged diversion of N300 million budgeted for procurement of health care facilities at the Federal Medical Center, Gusau, youths from Zamfara State under the aegis of Health, Safety and Environment Charity Initiative, Tuesday protested in front of the headquarters of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), demanding that an investigation be conducted into the matter.

Bayelsa guber: Aspirants blast state PDP chairman

On the eve of the Bayelsa State governorship election, two contenders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Kenebi Okoko and Mr Ndutimi Alaibe, have criticised state party chairman Mr Cleopas Moses over taking “sides in a contest in which he is supposed to be an umpire.”
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: Governor Ihedioha’s government wicked, tyrannical

Former governor of Imo state, Chief Rochas Okorocha has described as tyrannical the actions of his successor Emeka Ihedioha since he assumed office.
Abdulrauf Olarewaju Iliasu

ICPC nabs suspect on EFCC wanted list

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested Alhaji Abdulrauf Olarewaju Iliasu, a suspected fraudster on the Wanted List of a sister anti-corruption agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

ICPC raids suspect’s house, frees 14 females in captivity

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission said its operatives freed 14 females locked in a room during a raid on a house belonging to the National Coordinator, Federal Civil Service Staff with Disabilities Multipurpose Cooperative Society, Iliasu Abdul-Rauf.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Zamfara APC warns members not to comment on former governor’s corruption investigation

The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Friday told its members not to comment on the ongoing investigation of ex-governor Abdul’Aziz Yari by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission.

FRSC vows to dismiss personnel found extorting motorists

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has vowed to dismiss from service any of its personnel found extorting motorists.

ICPC arrests 37 FRSC officers, 5 others for extortion

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested 42 highway extortionists, made up of 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and their accomplices.

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Man jilted by girlfriend commits suicide

The Surulere Police Station on Wednesday received an information that one Kehinde Muse, 25, of No 56, Modele Street drank a substance suspected to be sniper.
Folasade Yemi-Esan

Folashade Yemi-Esan assumes duty as acting head of service

Following the suspension of Mrs Winfred Oyo-Ita, by President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Thursday assumed duty as Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
Nigeria Police

Man arrested for ‘raping 6-year-old girl’

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Reps minority leader tears PDP BoT apart

Members of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday publicly disagreed over the report of the committee set up to look into the circumstances that led to the emergence of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives against the directive of the party.
Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi

Sheikh Gumi: Ex-President Jonathan, Buhari lack education on how to lead Nigeria

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Islamic cleric, says former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari both lack education on how to lead Nigeria.