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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

ICPC

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

ICPC

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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ICPC forfeits 12 properties from businessman

ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) yesterday said it has seized 12 landed property in Abuja belonging to a construction firm and its owner. ICPC spokesperson, Rasheedat Okoduwa in a statement said the property was confiscated pursuant to its powers contained in Section 45 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000. Okoduwa said ...

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FG pledgess to complete ongoing housing projects

Housing projects

The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has reiterated the commitment of the federal government to complete ongoing housing projects across the country under the ministerial pilot housing scheme. He stated this in Kano on Tuesday while declaring open a four-day annual management retreat of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria. Mr. Fashola who was represented by ...

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Kano varsity charges students over destruction of property worth N500m naira

Kano

The Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil, yesterday indicted some students who embarked on violent protest in which the university’s property worth over N500m was destroyed. Besides, the university authority dissolved the Students’ Union Government (SUG) for their involvement and failure to elicit their statutory responsibility during the crisis as enshrined in the university’s law. The students had ...

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Estate surveyors boss dies delivering speech at ICPC

Estate Surveyors

Mr. Olayinka Sonaike, the Chairman, Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria, on Tuesday, slumped and died as he readied himself to deliver a lecture at a public event in Abuja. The 74-year-old surveyor, one of the resource persons invited by the ICPC to speak at a one-day colloquium died while delivering his speech at the headquarters of the ...

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ICPC arraigns treasurer of Nigerian Union of Teachers over N495.8m housing fraud

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

“The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said yesterday it has arraigned the Treasurer of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal, Mr. Percy Ndam, to court for alleged  N495.8 million fraud.”- The Nation Ndam was accused of conspiring with two contractor, Frank Igbinedion and Uche Nwedi,  to convert the cash into personal use. The said funds ...

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FHA’s Anti-Corruption Procedure Endorsed By ICPC

Federal Housing Authority to Partner Turkish Firms on Housing Delivery

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC), has endorsed the measures introduced by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) to simplify its procedures meant to block leakages and eliminate corruption in its operations. Such measures include the establishment of a Central Land and Property Registry (CLPR), which is being upgraded to the FHA Geographic Information System (FHAGIS); creation ...

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