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Certificate Forgery: ICPC secures conviction of NSCDC Officer

The Ogun State High Court has convicted and fined an official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Idowu Olumuyiwa Olamide over certificate forgery. The convict was charged before Justice A. A. Akinyemi, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for using a forged National Diploma Certificate to…

Certificate Forgery: ICPC Docks Ex-Presidential Aide, Obono-Obla

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the former Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr. Okoi Ofem Obono-Obla, over allegations of certificate forgery. The Commission, in a two-count charge filed at the Jos Judicial Division of the High Court of Plateau State,…

ICPC Arraigns Ex-NIS Officer over Certificate Fraud

A retired Chief Superintendent of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Imam Aminu, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), over alleged forgery of academic certificates. The Commission, in a 4-count charge brought before Honourable Justice A.O. Abong of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 18, sitting in Gwagwalada,…

ICPC Recovers N53bn from Real Estate Developer

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has said that it recovered N53 billion from a real estate developer for the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria. Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye who made the disclosure during a meeting with the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee Investigating the Operations of Real Estate…

ICPC, FRSC arrests 15 Road Safety Officials over extortion of Motorists

Fifteen officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have been arrested through a joint security operation led by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for allegedly extorting monies from motorists on highways across the country. The officials were arrested on the 12th of August 2021, simultaneously in Adamawa, Gombe, Ondo…

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…