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ICAN tasks federal government to consolidate anti-corruption fight

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has commended the federal government’s anti corruption campaign while calling on government to further deepen efforts in the regard in order that the gains so far recorded will not be reversed.

2019: ICPC kicks off nationwide campaign against vote-buying

Ahead of the 2019 elections, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has launched a nationwide campaign against vote-buying in the country.

ICPC: Vote buying is act of corruption

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday in Lagos described vote buying as an act of corruption which the commission was committed to tackling.

Court orders ICPC to unfreeze Pinnacle Communications’ account

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered ICPC to unfreeze the account of Pinnacle Communications Limited and counselled anti-corruption agencies of government against taking drastic action that could prevent private enterprises from flourishing prior to concluding investigations to justify such action.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court bars Kogi government from probing, suspending chief judge, chief registrar

The Koton-Karfe Division of the High Court of Kogi State has restrained Kogi State Government and the state’s House of Assembly from taking steps that would hinder the discharge of the duties of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasiru Ajanah and his Chief Registrar, Yahaya Adamu.
President Buhari participates at the Corruption Risk Assessment training for Leadership of National agencies in the AU and the presentation of report of the corruption risk assessment of Nigeria’s e-government system in Abuja on 10th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government committed to making ACAN best in Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government was committed to making the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), a training arm of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the best anti-corruption training school in Africa.
President Buhari participates at the African Youth Congress against Corruption Summit in Abuja on 9th Dec 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: TSA, BVN, Executive Orders aided anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to tame corruption, but he is worried that looters of the nation’s resources had continued to explore ways to compromise law enforcing institutions in a bid to pervert the course of justice.
President Buhari participates at the African Youth Congress against Corruption Summit in Abuja on 9th Dec 2018-6

Muhammadu Buhari launches anti-corruption training for African Union

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the training for Anti-Corruption Agencies in the African Union where he told participants that the fight against corruption is a battle for the souls of the countries and it is one that must be won.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu urges Nigerians to stop paying lip-service to anti-corruption war

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from paying lip-service to the fight against corruption, but rather, to become practical in their actions and attitude towards eradicating the menace from all segments of our country.
Oliver Stolpe

UN: World loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually

Oliver Stolpe, Country Representative, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has said that the world loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually.

EFCC raids residence of Atiku Abubakar, Theodore Orji’s sons

EFCC operatives on Saturday searched an apartment in a building occupied sons of PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and ex-Abia Governor Theodore Orji

Court: Kano Assembly lacks power of investigation

A Kano High Court presided by Justice Ahmed Tijjani Badamasi has ruled that the state House of Assembly does not have the power to investigate or invite or summon the governor over any alleged criminal case.

DSO: Court warns ICPC over misrepresentation of its proceedings

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has warned the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), against misrepresenting proceedings of the court, saying it took strong exceptions to a statement said to be a press release from the spokesperson of the Commission in respect of a case before the court.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

SERAP alleges ‘widespread corruption’ in Cross River Basin

The organization urged Mr Adamu to ensure that “anyone involved is brought to justice if there is relevant and sufficient admissible evidence. We also urge you to push for the publication of the outcome of any investigation carried out by the anticorruption agencies.”

ICPC takes anti-graft campaign to students in Rivers

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has taken its campaign against corruption to secondary school students in Rivers State with the revalidation of School Anti-Corruption Clubs (SACs).

ICPC arrests fake ex-Nigeria Airways worker

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested one Emmanuel Eneji for falsely claiming to be a former employee of the defunct Nigeria Airways.

ICPC re-arraigns Sunday Ehindero, John Obaniyi for alleged N500 million fraud

The Independent Corruption Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has re-arraigned a former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sunday Ehindero, and a former Commissioner of Police, John Obaniyi, over alleged N16.4 million fraud.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

Muhammadu Buhari approves 213 new broadcasting licences

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the issuance of operating licences to 213 new public and private broadcasting outfits in the country.

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