By: on January 10, 2021
AN unimaginable intensity of corruption is threatening Nigeria’s justice system. At issue is the duplicitous practice of lawyers bribing judges to pervert the cause of justice. Accordingly, a new survey details the sordid transactions soiling the temple of justice through the underhand exchange of tons of bribe money between the Bar and the Bench. In a novel project, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission lays bare the spectre of corruption plaguing the judiciary...
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By: on October 8, 2020
Alleged diversion of N2.6 billion COVID-19 funds for school feeding programme into personal accounts is alarming, judging by the huge amount and the timing of the act in the midst of intense anti-corruption campaigns. The disclosure by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is significant to President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign. On the one hand, the development shows that despite the campaign, corruption is rife; and Nigerians are st...
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By: on October 5, 2020
•ICPC has not helped much by keeping the identities of those it accused of stealing public funds LIKE every Nigerian, we are alarmed at the latest broad findings by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission (ICPC) of widespread malfeasance by some officials of government agencies. Speaking at the Second National Summit on Diminishing Corruption with the theme: “Together Against Corruption and Launch of the National Ethics and Integrity Policy,” at the Presidential V...
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