• Governors uncomfortable with investigations into spending of bail-out funds – ICPC boss

    Governors uncomfortable with investigations into spending of bail-out funds – ICPC boss

    Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offence Commission (ICPC), Mr. Ekpo Nta, said most state governors were jittery when the commission commenced investigations into the spending of bailout funds.

    Nta stated this in Bauchi on Monday in his speech at the opening of Bauchi State Anti-Corruption Summit, titled “Transparency and Accountability: A Panacea to Good Governance and Sustainable Development.

    He said that when the commission commenced investigations into coffers of state government accounts most of the governors were uncomfortable.

    “Most of the […]

  • Senate begins investigations into operations of Tincan, Seme area commands

    Senate begins investigations into operations of Tincan, Seme area commands

    According to reports, the Senate has commenced a thorough investigation into operations of the Tin-Can Island and Seme Area Commands, as part of efforts to plug leakages in the Nigeria Customs Service.The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Customs, Exercise and Tariff, Senator Hope Uzodinma, hinted reporters of the investigation during a three-day oversight visit to the various commands in Lagos.

    According to him, the committee, with mandate from the Senate, embarked on the fact finding mission in view of several […]

  • Fayose has no immunity against our investigations – EFCC

    Fayose has no immunity against our investigations – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared that the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has no immunity clause against investigation by the commission.

    Spokesman of the anti-graft agency, Wilson Uwajaren made the assertion while reacting to the action of the commission to freeze Fayose’s bank account.

    Recall that Fayose had on Monday revealed how he was unable to conduct financial transactions at a Zenith Bank branch in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital because the anti-graft agency had frozen his account.

    But confirming […]