VP Osinbajo in crucial meeting with NSA, EFCC, ICPC heads

There is an ongoing meeting at Aso Villa, Abuja between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and all heads of prosecuting agencies. The agencies are the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Department of State Security, Office of the National Security Adviser, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission. Why the reason for the meeting as at…

N1.97bn CONTRACT SCAM: Court clears ex-minister Orubebe

Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, has been cleared by an Abuja High Court sitting at Apo of any wrongdoing in a N1.97 billion alleged contract scam. The funds was meant for the compensation of owners of properties on Eket Urban section of the East-West Road in Eket, Akwa Ibom State. The…

Nigeria needs strong democratic institutions to move forward — ICPC boss

Mr Ekpo Nta, the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), has underscored the need to strengthen democratic institutions to enable the nation to move forward. Nta, who said this at a three-day Strategic Action Plan Implementation retreat in Kaduna, added that the effort would enable the institutions to deliver……

Rep disagrees, as AGF says DSS, NSA, NAFDAC have joined loot recovery drive

The Federal Government, has revealed that more of its agencies have joined the loot recovery drive. According to the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, the agencies include the Department of State Services (DSS), office of the National Security Adviser (NSA), the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration…

ICPC clears Aregbesola of alleged funds’ mismanagement

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has dismissed a petition against the Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola over allegations of mismanagement of funds and reckless spending of state’s resources. The petition, which was submitted to the anti-graft Agency by a group, known as Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of…

Banker diverts N78m Pension Fund into 50 accounts – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged to court a former employee of Skye Bank, Mr. Yemi-Aris Olaniranfor allegedly defrauding the Federal Government of N78.52 million. In a statement by its spokesperson, Mrs. Rasheedat Okoduwa, the anti-corruption agency alleged that Olaniran created 50 fake accounts in two years and diverted N78.52m……

ICPC recovers 165 rounds of ammunition, dangerous weapons from Sanusi’s house

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission has confiscated about 220 flats, located in 20 estates, allegedly belonging to one Sanusi Mohammed, a former aide to ex-Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State. Also, 165 rounds of ammunition, a pump action rifle and other weapons were found in some of Mohammed’s properties located at…

Ex-Bauchi State Governor’s Home Riaded, Hard Currency, Wrist Watches Recovered

Officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, were reported to have raided the home of the Personal Assistant to the former Bauchi state governor, Isa Yuguda, today. According to reports, the ICPC operatives stormed the house and search every nook and cranny. Reports indicated that the men were able to……

EFCC to arraign Jonathan’s former physician for alleged corruption

The EFCC has finalised plans to arraign former Chief Executive Officer, State House Medical Centre, Abuja, Dr. Fortunate Fiberesima before an FCT High Court for alleged corruption. He is alleged to have abused his position as the Chief Physician to former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2012 to award contracts to a company where he has…

ICPC compels Benue Poly to award ex-student certificate years after graduation

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has facilitated the release of Statement of Result to a former student of the Benue State Polytechnic, Mrs. Monica Kyasamkombo, after seven years of delay. Mrs. Kyasakombo who read Marketing at the Makurdi Study Centre of the Ugbokolo based school in 2008, had her certificate…