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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.

  3 months ago ago
Press Statement  on ICPC Recruitment

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Presidency Sets Up Anti-corruption Unit, Plateau Doctors Suspend Strike

Buhari Regime: Presidency sets up anti-corruption unit As part of President Muhammadu Buhari regime’s promise to fight corruption, the Presidency has inaugurated an anti-corruption unit at the State House Abuja. (Photos Credit: People Gazette) The management of the State House said it would sanction members of the unit if they failed to live up to their responsibilities.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Presidency Sets Up Anti-corruption Unit, Plateau Doctors Suspend Strike

ECONOMY-FINANCE

"Nigeria Won't Need To Borrow Again If Foreign Countries Return All Of Abacha Loot"- ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has claimed that Nigeria won't need to borrow money if foreign countries return all of Abacha loot and other stolen monies stashed away in foreign banks by corrupt politicians. Photo Credit: Google According to a report published by Punch Newspaper, a small fraction of the huge amount of money allegedly stolen by late Gen. Sani Abacha has been returned to Nigeria but the rest still remain in foreign banks.

  4 months ago ago

JUSTICE

Deji Adeyanju Revealed What He asked A Lawyer Who Said EFCC Are Good In Arresting Yahoo Boys

Activist Deji Adeyanju has revealed what he asked one of his lawyer friends after he revealed to him about how EFCC arrested one of his clients who later confessed to him that he was a scammer. The activities of scammers known as' yahoo boys' are rampant in the country.

  5 months ago ago
Deji Adeyanju Revealed What He asked A Lawyer Who Said EFCC Are Good
In Arresting Yahoo Boys

JUSTICE

Certificate Forgery: ICPC secures conviction of NSCDC Officer

The Ogun State High Court has convicted and fined an official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Idowu Olumuyiwa Olamide over certificate forgery. The convict was charged before Justice A. A. Akinyemi, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for using a forged National Diploma Certificate to secure an upgrade in his office.

  1 month ago ago
Certificate Forgery: ICPC secures conviction of NSCDC Officer

JUSTICE

ICPC Arraigns Two Suspects for Alleged Fraud and Obtaining by False Pretense

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned Mrs. Patricia Eni Hassan and Mr. Zachaeus B. Gana, before Justice Muawiyah Baba Idris of High Court 36 sitting in Nyanya, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja for alleged fraud and obtaining by false pretence.

  2 months ago ago
ICPC Arraigns Two Suspects for Alleged Fraud and Obtaining by False Pretense

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.

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

POLITICS

ICPC’s Constituency Projects Tracking Aimed to Engender Social Responsibility

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offices Commission (ICPC) has reiterated that the Constituency and Executive Projects Tracking Initiative (CEPTI) was brought about to promote social accountability. This was made known at a strategic roundtable discussion organized by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) recently in Abuja with stakeholders in the anti-corruption domain including CSOs, media, development partners, citizens and government agencies.

  2 months ago ago
ICPC’s Constituency Projects Tracking Aimed to Engender Social  Responsibility

JUSTICE

ICPC arraigns PRODA DG for alleged N23.5 million fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the Director-General of Project Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu, Engr. Dr. Charles Agulanna before Hon. Justice Buba Ibrahim of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu, for allegedly committing procurement fraud.

  2 months ago ago
ICPC arraigns PRODA DG for alleged N23.5 million fraud

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.

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

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.

  3 months ago ago
ICPC recovers N53bn from Real Estate Developer for FMBN

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Ex-IGP Abba, Others To Appear Before ICPC, Flush Out Bandits From N/Central-Ortom

Photo Credit To Google Ex-IGP Abba, Others To Appear Before ICPC Over Alleged Fraud Former inspector-general of police, IGP Suleiman Abba, will report to the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offense Commission (ICPC) on Thursday, over alleged financial violation of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF).

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Ex-IGP Abba, Others To Appear Before ICPC, Flush Out Bandits From N/Central-Ortom

JUSTICE

The effect of ICPC and other offence commissions on port agencies

There was a time the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) championed the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP) and SOP for agencies at the port. How has that helped? We have this PSSP but the name says "port". It only handles what happens within the port.

  4 months ago ago
The effect of ICPC and other offence commissions on port agencies

CAREER-JOBS

ICPC Arrest Job Seekers Who Submitted Fake Documents To Become ICPC Agents

Nearly 400,000 people applied for the 180 posts open at the ICPC. The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) arrested some job candidates this week who were attempting to gain employment with the agency through deception. During the ongoing recruiting interview process, the applicants presented fake diplomas and academic records, according to a statement released by the agency on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

  2 months ago ago
ICPC Arrest Job Seekers Who Submitted Fake Documents To Become ICPC Agents

JUSTICE

ICPC arraigns Ex-NIS officer over certificate fraud

Imam Aminu, a retired Chief Superintendent of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has been prosecuted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), over alleged forgery of academic certificates. In a four-count charge brought before Honourable Justice A.O. Abong of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 18, sitting in Gwagwalada, Abuja, the commission averred that the accused person had forged a National Diploma Certificate in Public Administration from the Kaduna State Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from the University of Calabar.

  2 months ago ago
ICPC arraigns Ex-NIS officer over certificate fraud

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ICPC Recovers N53bn From FMBN Real Estate Developer

The ICPC (Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission) advises avoiding duplicating projects. For the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has recovered N53 billion from a real estate developer. Source: prime news

  3 months ago ago
ICPC Recovers N53bn From FMBN Real Estate Developer

EDUCATION

Former JAMB Registrar arraigned in court for over N900M fraud

A Federal High Court located in Abuja has ordered that the former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), professor Adedibu Ojerinde be remanded in prison custody pending the time his application for bail will be approved. The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission(ICPC) charged Mr. Ojerinde to court on Tuesday 6th July 2021, on an 18 count charges marked FHC/ABJ/CR/97/2021, in which he was accused of misappropriating N900 million.

  5 months ago ago
Former JAMB Registrar arraigned in court for over N900M fraud

JUSTICE

Alleged Fraud: Court Denies Ex-JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde Bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday July 6, 2021, declined granting bail to Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, the former Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. The bail denial followed the alleged fraud leveled against the Professor, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.

  5 months ago ago
Alleged Fraud: Court Denies Ex-JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde Bail

SOCIETY

15 FRSC Officials in Trouble Over Bribery & Extortion of Motorists as ICPC Take Action

15 Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), have been nabbed by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), for extorting money from motorists on highways across the country. The arrest is alleged to be part of the ICPC's efforts to clear out distasteful practices in the system, as well as bring an end to extortion of motorists and other unwholesome practices by some FRSC officials.

  3 months ago ago
15 FRSC Officials in Trouble Over Bribery & Extortion of Motorists as ICPC Take Action

POLITICS

Corruption: ICPC Tracking 1,251 Constituency, Executive Projects In 17 States

The third phase of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission's Constituency and Executive Projects tracking exercise has begun, according to the ICPC. Mrs Azuka Ogugua, the ICPC's spokesman, said in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday that the commission's effort to track constituency and executive projects began in 2019.

  3 months ago ago
Corruption: ICPC Tracking 1,251 Constituency, Executive Projects In 17 States