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In a move akin to taking the battle to the executive arm of government, the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, set up a 16-man Ad-hoc Committee to probe Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) over unspent constituency projects funds in the last ten years.
A system study review by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission has identified health and tertiary education institutions as the worst culprits in the padding of salary budgets.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Akwa Ibom State, has lamented that legal battle between it and state government was frustrating prosecution of many petitions in the state.
The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega, has advised African countries to restrategise their approaches in fighting corruption.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said on Monday it would fight corruption according to the full dictates of the law.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has dragged Mr Stephen Amase, principal private secretary to the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, and a former commissioner of works in the state, who is now the Special Adviser, Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology, Mr Manger Emmanuel, to court for alleged N4.76bn fraud.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the handover of constituency projects to local government authorities after completion.
The Independent Corruption Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has kick start verification of constituency projects in Benue state.
In a recent report titled “Ethics and Integrity Compliance Scorecard on 108 MDAs,” the anti-graft agency evaluated Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the areas of Management Culture and Structure (MCS), Financial Management Systems (FMS) and Administrative Systems (AS) to see how they fared in ethical conducts as public institutions.
Nasiru Salisu Ingawa, former Special Adviser to former Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State on Sure-P, on Tuesday told a Federal High Court during cross-examination at the resumed trial of Shema that he had no proof or evidence that he gave any money from Sure-P to Shema.
Oyo State House of Assembly has passed the state anti-corruption agency bill sponsored by Governor Seyi Makinde into law.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated the Law Reforms and the Local Government Service Commissions, charging members of the commissions to support his administration’s zero-tolerance for corruption.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.
The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday said the Senate would release new strategies on corruption fight to the public in the next few weeks.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has similar attributes to five-times Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
David de Gea admits he committed to a new contract at Manchester United because he wants to help the club land "more trophies".
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
Russia and Turkey are working on a contract for the delivery of a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems, the Interfax news agency cited a senior official at a Russian military cooperation agency as saying Friday.
As debates continue on the Lagos State Health Insurance Scheme, the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has picked holes in its structure, saying, it lacks a constituted governing council.