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Today's Headlines: More Than 50 Gunmen Invade Government Building, Catholic Priest Kidnapped in Abia

More Than 50 Gunmen Invade Nasarawa Government Building, Tie Down Security Operatives No fewer than 50 gunmen invaded the Nasarawa State Local Government Service Commission, making away with a safe box full of valuables, and an AK-47 rifle belonging to an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

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Today's Headlines: More Than 50 Gunmen Invade Government Building, Catholic Priest Kidnapped in Abia

SOCIETY

Press Statement on ICPC Recruitment

The general public will recall that the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) commenced a recruitment process early 2020. For a recruitment approval for less than 200 officers, the Commission received almost 400,000 applications from Nigerians. Subsequent to COVID-19 pandemic, government suspended the process.

  1 year ago ago
Press Statement  on ICPC Recruitment

EDUCATION

All Transfered Teachers In Ogun Must Report To Their New Schools Latest By Monday Or Risk Sanctions- Ogun TSC Chairman

The Chairman, Ogun State Teaching Service Commission, Evangelist OlamilLekan Ifede has issued a circular letter to; i) All Principal-General ii) All Zonal Secretaries iii) All Principals in respect of the recent posting of Teachers in the state. The letter reads: RE: REDEPLOYMENT OF TEACHERS.

  1 year ago ago
All Transfered Teachers In Ogun Must Report To Their New Schools Latest By Monday Or Risk Sanctions- Ogun TSC Chairman

SOCIETY

Opinion: The Boy Who Stole And Repainted A Car Is One Reason EFCC Should Start Jailing Fraudsters

Some days ago, there was a report that the some men of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) reportedly broke into the house of reality television star, Dorathy Bachor searching for fraudsters, and they eventually arrested 9 fraudsters in the same compound where Dorathy's apartment is situated.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: The Boy Who Stole And Repainted A Car Is One Reason EFCC Should Start Jailing Fraudsters

ENTERTAINMENT

3 Things EFCC Said While Reacting To Claim By BBN's Dorathy That It's Operatives Broke Into Her House

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has officially reacted to a claim by a former Big Brother Nigeria star, Dorathy Bachor that its operatives broke into her apartment in Lagos last night. Whe making the official reaction on their Facebook page some moments ago, the Anti-graft agency made some important clarifications that require your attention.

  1 year ago ago
3 Things EFCC Said While Reacting To Claim By BBN's Dorathy That It's Operatives Broke Into Her House

SOCIETY

EFCC Arrested 22 Internet Fraudsters In Oyo State

The Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) Commission have arrested 22 internet fraudsters in Ogbomoso, Oyo state. The Head of Media and Publicity of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwajuren, in a statement on Wednesday, said "operatives of the anti-graft agency raided the hideout based on intelligence reports."

  1 year ago ago
EFCC Arrested 22 Internet Fraudsters In Oyo State

SPORTS

Opinion: Orok Otu Duke, The Last Man Standing In Cross River Sports Administration

Our attention has been drawn to a spurious, error-ridden and malicious publication in the social media by one Francis Etang wherein, the leadership of the Cross River State Sports Commission was needlessly attacked and maligned. It is obvious that the publication is sponsored by Chief Orok Duke, the immediate past Chairman of the Commission.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Orok Otu Duke, The Last Man Standing In Cross River Sports Administration

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ICPC Kicks Off Phase 3 of Constituency and Executive Projects Tracking Exercise

…Tracks 1,251 Constituency and Executive Projects In 17 States, FCT The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has announced the commencement of Phase 3 of the Constituency and Executive Projects Tracking Exercise. The tracking of constituency and executive projects is an initiative of the Commission that began in 2019, focusing on how well money allocated to critical sectors of education, health, agriculture, water resources and power amongst others, by the government are utilized.

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ICPC Kicks Off Phase 3 of Constituency and Executive Projects Tracking Exercise

EDUCATION

CHPRBN’s Chief Examiners warned not to Aid any Form of Malpractice, Promote Zero Tolerance for Corru

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged the Chief Examiners and members of the Community Health Practitioners Registration Board of Nigeria (CHPRBN) to avoid aiding any form of malpractice in the performance of their assigned duties. The charge, given by Mr. Abbia Udofia, Director of System Study and Review Department of the Commission during a one-day sensitization organised by Community Health Practitioners Registration Board of Nigeria recently in Abuja, enjoined CHPRBN to lead by example and refrain from flouting rules that encouraged cheating; set standards to promote transparency, accountability and zero tolerance for corruption.

  1 year ago ago
CHPRBN’s Chief Examiners warned not to Aid any Form of Malpractice, Promote Zero Tolerance for Corru

SOCIETY

Gov Wike Inaugurates New Tax Commission, Despite Appeal Court Ruling.

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, Friday inaugurated the Rivers State Tax Appeal Commission, shortly after Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal instructed FIRS and State Governments to maintain status quo in the collection of VAT. According to report, the Commission that was inaugurated by the Rivers State governor is saddled with the responsibility to ensure taxable individuals and companies respect and also comply with the rules of the newly introduced Rivers State Value Added Tax, VAT law.

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Gov Wike Inaugurates New Tax Commission, Despite Appeal Court Ruling.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ICPC recovers N53bn from Real Estate Developer for FMBN

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has said that it recovered N53 billion from a real estate developer for the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria. Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye who made the disclosure during a meeting with the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee Investigating the Operations of Real Estate Developers in FCT, said that the developer took the money without providing houses for its subscribers.

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ICPC recovers N53bn from Real Estate Developer for FMBN

EDUCATION

Nigerian Communication Commission Donates ICT Laboratory To Ogun School

Established in 1992, The Nigerian Communication Commission is a body that is charged with the responsibility of regulating the Supply of telecommunications services and facilities, promoting competition,and setting performance standards for telephone services in Nigeria. As part of it's Corporate Social Responsibility CSR, the Commission has provided institutions of learning in the country with a fully equipped ICT laboratories.

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Nigerian Communication Commission Donates ICT Laboratory To Ogun School

POLITICS

ICPC, NITDA partner to promote National Ethics and Integrity Policy

In its continued effort to generate public awareness on the National Ethics and Integrity Policy (NEIP), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is collaborating with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to promote the Policy across the country.

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ICPC, NITDA partner to promote National Ethics and Integrity Policy

SOCIETY

An NGO 'Say No Campaign' Recognises ICPC’s Critical Role in Enforcing Accountability

The Program Manager of an NGO, ‘Say No Campaign’, Mr. James Ugochukwu has stated his organization’s desire to identify with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in recognition of the Commission's critical role in enforcing accountability and transparency in public service spheres.

  1 year ago ago
An NGO 'Say No Campaign' Recognises ICPC’s Critical Role in Enforcing Accountability

SOCIETY

Exposed: Dorathy Lied About EFCC Raiding her Home While She Was Asleep

The EFCC said in a statement headlined "EFCC Explains Presence of Operatives at Dorothy Bachor's House" that they stormed the apartment after obtaining verified intelligence that fraud suspects were present. “The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been called to a post on Instagram by one Dorothy Bachor, stating that agents of the Commission broke into her home in the early hours of today, August 23, 2021,” according to the statement.

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Exposed: Dorathy Lied About EFCC Raiding her Home While She Was Asleep

POLITICS

INEC Vows To Conduct 'Embarrassingly Transparent' Governorship Election In Anambra State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has vowed that it is prepared to conduct an 'embarrassingly transparent governorship election in Anambra State come November 6. The Commission insists that it has put facilities in place to achieve an all-inclusive electoral process that will nay-sayers without any doubt of its ability to conduct free and credible elections in any part of the country.

  1 year ago ago
INEC Vows To Conduct 'Embarrassingly Transparent' Governorship Election In Anambra State

RELIGION

We are investigating a petition from SCOAN- EFFC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has revealed that the Commission is investigating a petition submitted by SCOAN against some corrupt members of the church. The spokesperson of the Commission, Wilson Uwujare said this on Tuesday in a message he sent to some journalists. The text message read, "I can confirm that the EFCC is investigating a petition from SCOAN.

  1 year ago ago
We are investigating a petition from SCOAN- EFFC

POLITICS

Abdulrasheed Bawa Is Hale and Hearty - EFCC

Reports coming from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, via social media pages on Thursday afternoon revealed that, the Chairman of the Commission, identified as Abdulrasheed Bawa is hale and hearty. Recall that, there is a report that the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, broke down while presenting his brief address, at the National Identity Day celebration when he suddenly stopped speaking and asked to be excused, before he was rushed out of the banquet hall at the Presidential villa on Thursday.

  1 year ago ago
Abdulrasheed Bawa Is Hale and Hearty - EFCC

SOCIETY

Gunmen attacks the Nasarawa government building

No fewer than 50 gunmen stormed the Nasarawa State Local Government Service Commission, stealing a safe box full of valuables as well as an AK-47 rifle belonging to a Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps officer (NSCDC). According to the report, the Permanent Secretary of the Commission, Rammatu Julde, made the announcement on Tuesday in Lafia, the state capital.

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Gunmen attacks the Nasarawa government building

SPORTS

Kwara State Sports Commission charges YSFON to venture into other sports, LGAs

The Executive Chairman of the Kwara state Sports Commission, Mallam Bola Magaji has charged Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) Kwara state chapter to venture into other sports apart from football Magaji made the charge today, when the executives of the Federation paid courtesy call on the Commission to appreciate them on their support to YSFON so far.

  1 year ago ago
Kwara State Sports Commission charges YSFON to venture into other sports, LGAs