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Buhari sacks probe panel on public property recovery

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President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved Okoi Obono-Obla-led Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP).  Buhari, in a release issued on Tuesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the Special ...

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ICPC seizes three more Dikko properties

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has seized three additional properties belonging to the Nigeria Football Federation 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko. Officials of the ICPC had on Friday seized one of Dikko’s property located at No 1 River Benue Street, Maitama, Abuja. Apart from Dikko’s property, the ICPC also seized 11 properties belonging to NFF ...

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Court orders ICPC to unseal former Zamfara Gov’s house

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Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday ordered the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to unseal a property of immediate past Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari located at Maitama, Abuja. Justice Taiwo who gave the order in a ruling on an exparte application filed by the former governor held that ...

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Court orders Nigerian civil servant to forfeit property worth N209 million

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A Federal High Court in Abuja has approved an interim forfeiture of property worth N209 million belonging to a Nigerian civil servant. According to a statement signed by the spokesperson of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Rasheedat Okoduwa, Justice Muawiyah Idris of the High Court sitting in Nyanya, Abuja granted the order. According to the ...

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When corrupt leaders steal N10m, people are denied 20 boreholes – ICPC Chairman

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The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owosanoye, has lamented that when government officials steal N10 million, people are denied 20 boreholes that would have been dug with the money. He expressed his views in his speech at an event to commemorate the 2019 African Union Anti-Corruption Day, organized by the ICPC, ...

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ICPC begins investigation of N15bn constituency projects in 12 states

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) will on Tuesday commence the first phase of investigation of fraudulent procurement practices in the award of over N15bn contracts for constituency and other projects in 12 states located in the six geopolitical zones of the country. According to a statement issued on Monday by the spokesperson of the commission, ...

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ICPC alarmed over multi-billion naira estates abandoned by owners in Abuja

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), is alarmed at the rate owners of multi-billion naira housing estates in Abuja abandon their property the moment the Commission initiates investigation into their ownership status. Chairman of the ICPC, Prof Bolaji Owasanoye, who made the disclosure in Abuja on Monday, said the development has become a great worry to ...

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ICPC arraigned agent for selling Principal’s N20.5m house

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned an estate agent, Raymond Ikhazuangbe for allegedly selling a house kept in his care for N20.5 million. The Commission, in a five-count charge before Justice Hassan Babangida, of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi, Abuja, accused Ikhazuangbe of dishonestly selling a property located in Gwarinpa, ...

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ICPC moves to seize N264m worth property from 3 Civil Servants

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and duplexes worth over N264 million from three staff of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. ICPCs Spokesperson, Mrs. Rasheedat Okoduwa, in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, said that the trio were civil servants from the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. The ...

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