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Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps probes MDAs over unspent constituency projects fund

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.

ICPC: Universities, Health institutions ‘worst culprits’ in salary budget padding

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.

ICPC: Akwa Ibom government pending legal matter frustrating prosecutions

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.

Former INEC chief advises Africans to restrategise on corruption fight

The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega, has advised African countries to restrategise their approaches in fighting corruption.

ICPC: We’ll fight corruption with full powers of law

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.

ICPC arraigns Benue governor’s aide, ex-commissioner for N4.7 billion fraud

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.

ICPC, others harp on war against corruption

The Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday urged Nigerians to fight corruption for better society and success of the next generations.

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.

ICPC kick start constituency projects verification

The Independent Corruption Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has kick start verification of constituency projects in Benue state.

ICPC: Education, health, justice ministries rank low in ‘ethics, integrity compliance’

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.

N5.7 billion fraud: I’ve no evidence I gave money to Ibrahim Shema – witness

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.
Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin

Oyo assembly passes anti-corruption agency bill into law

Oyo State House of Assembly has passed the state anti-corruption agency bill sponsored by Governor Seyi Makinde into law.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor calls for support in institutional reforms, fight against corruption

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.
Boboye Oyeyemi

FRSC dismisses 62 personnel for corruption

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it dismissed 62 of its personnel in 2019.
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.

CACOL hails President Buhari on specialized courts 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.
Ibrahim Magu

PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

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.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan giving his remarks at the launch of the book “Engineering and Sustainable Rural Development in Nigeria” at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019

Senate: Anti-graft war far from over, time for new strategies

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday said the Senate would release new strategies on corruption fight to the public in the next few weeks.

ICPC: 300 MDAs padded their role by N12 billion

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed that its preliminary findings reveal that 300 federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have inflated their payroll by N12 billion.

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Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

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.