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Ex-JAMB Registrar, Professor Ojerinde, Arrested Over N900 Million Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested a former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Dibu Ojerinde, for allegedly misappropriating N900 million. A statement posted on the commission’s website on Wednesday said Mr Ojerinde who was arrested on 15th March, 2021, in…

ICPC Uncovers Hidden $919,000; Secures Interim Forfeiture

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has obtained an interim forfeiture order on the sum of $919,202.07 (approximately N450 million) fraudulently hidden in a bank account. The commission acted on a petition instituted against some officials of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt for alleged corrupt practices. Investigators in the…

Microbiology Professor in ICPC Net over N400 Million Fraud

The Acting Director-General (DG) of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), a professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology, has landed in the net of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), for allegedly defrauding the Federal Government of N400 million. ICPC intelligence-led investigation revealed that the money, which the Acting DG claimed to be…

Palliatives Looting: ICPC To Investigate Sources Of Looted Items

In the aftermath of the looting spree that ensued as a result of the protests across the country, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to commence the investigation of the sources of looted items. The commission said this is in response to increasing public demands on the Commission to…

SERAP Demands Probe of Alleged Hoarding Of COVID-19 Palliatives

Following reports of discovery of COVID-19 palliatives stored in warehouses in several states and carted away during the unrest across parts of the country, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has written a petition to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The group asked the ICPC to “promptly, thoroughly, transparently…

ICPC Discovers N2.67bn School Feeding Fund In Private Bank Accounts

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Monday said it has discovered N2.67 billion meant for school feeding programme during the lockdown paid into personal bank accounts. The Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, revealed this in his keynote address at the second National Summit on Diminishing Corruption with the theme:…

Niger Delta leaders, ICPC set for showdown over NDDC staff

By Ebireri Henry Ovie The Niger Delta leaders and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) may be heading for showdown over the interrogation of senior management staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Notable leaders in the region, under the aegis of the Niger Delta Leaders Forum (NDLF) on Friday…

ICPC Probes Federal Polytechnic Offa Rector

According to reports, the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, has launched an investigation into allegations that the Acting Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State, Dr Ayodele Olaosebikan was involved in a fraud. Islander Magazine reports that the matter has been transferred to ICPC’s headquarters in Abuja. It was reported that the Rector, the…

Budget Padding: Jibrin Storms ICPC Office (Pictures)

Former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Monday, August 1, 2016, went to the Abuja office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, to submit his petition against Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara. Jibrin accused Dogara and other members of the House of padding the 2016…