Tag: ICPC

ICPC arrests two FRSC Officials for alleged certificate forgery

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for allegedly forging university certificates which they presented to FRSC for the upgrade of their cadre. The ICPC in a statement said the two FRSC officials, Edwin Onyuwe and[Read More…]

‘Gimba Yau Kumo, wanted by the ICPC, is no longer Buhari’s son in-law’ – Presidency says

The Presidency has clarified reports that the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC had declared a son-in-law to the President, Gimba Yau Kumo, wanted over contract scam. The ICPC had accused three persons of misappropriating sixty-five million dollars and had declared the trio wanted. One of those[Read More…]

ICPC declares Buhari’s son-in-law wanted over alleged $65million fraud

Gimba Yau Kumo, the son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). His name was published on list of wanted persons released by the anti corruption agency on Thursday May 13. The spokesman of the ICPC, Azuka Ogugua,[Read More…]

The Judiciary leads ICPC corruption index with over N9Billion in bribes offered/received in 2 years

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has revealed that N9,457,650,000 was corruptly demanded, offered and paid as bribe in Nigeria’s justice sector between 2018 and 2020. This is according to a report titled: ‘Nigeria Corruption Index: Report of a pilot survey’, carried out by the Anti-Corruption[Read More…]

N2.67 billion school feeding funds have been diverted to private accounts; ICPC reveals

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, on Monday, said that it uncovered the sum of N2.67 billion payment made to some federal colleges for school feeding during the lockdown in personal accounts. The ICPC said that the money diverted into personal accounts was paid when children[Read More…]

Suspended National Broadcasting Commission DG re-arraigned over ‘N2.5 billion fraud

The anti-graft agency, ICPC, on Wednesday, re-arraigned the suspended Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Moddibo Kawu, on a five-count charge bordering on fraud and abuse of office. Kawu was re-arraigned alongside two other defendants, Dipo Onifade and Pinnacle Communications Limited, due to an amendment to the earlier 12-count[Read More…]

Buhari suspends NBC DG Kawu Over Corruption allegation

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate suspension of Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Modibbo Kawu. The suspension is coming months after an ongoing prosecution of Kawu by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) for alleged corruption. The most senior Director in the Commission has been directed to[Read More…]

ICPC Declares Kebbi Lawmaker Wanted

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission has declared wanted Shehu Muhammad, a member of the House of Representatives. Muhammed is representing Koko/Besse Federal Constituency of Kebbi State. According to the anti-graft agency, Muhammad was declared wanted “for his failure to appear before the commission in an ongoing investigation against him”. The[Read More…]

How Senator converted constituency project to private hotel — ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Offences Commission on Monday said a senator representing Imo State diverted a constituency project to his personal hotel. The ICPC commissioner in the state, Udonsi Arua, made the claim during the celebration of the 2019 United Nations International Anti-Corruption Day in Owerri. Arua equally[Read More…]

Re: Modibo Kawu’s ICPC Travails And The Emeka Mba Shadow That Won’t Go

MODIBO KAWU’S ICPC TRAVAILS AND THE EMEKA MBA SHADOW THAT WON’T GO.   My attention was drawn to an article making the rounds, about how I, in league with some powerful people, are scheming to remove a serving director general from office. The article in question, “The Modibbo Kawu ICPC[Read More…]