Northern Nigerian Breaking News

ICPC arraigns Professor over $40,000 Bribe

9

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned one Professor John Kester Ifeanyichukwu over allegations of bribery and inducement of officers of the Commission.

A statement by the Commission’s Spokesperson, Mrs Azuka Ogugua revealed that in a single-count charge brought before Honourable Justice A.O. Otaluka of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court 12, sitting in Apo, Abuja, ICPC is accusing the Professor of issuing a cheque valued at $40,000 to a staff of the Commission.

The cheque was part of the $50,000 and a house in Abuja, promised to the officer to compromise investigation by retrieving the accused person’s devices, MacBook S/N CIML8BUGDTY3, MacBook S/N W80204J7ATN and iPhone pro11 which were in the custody of ICPC for investigative activities,’’ the statement said.

‘’John Kester Ifeanyichukwu had earlier been reported to the Commission by the Presidency for alleged acts bordering on corruption, extortion and money laundering.’’

‘’ICPC, in a Charge No: CR/025/2022, informed the court of how the defendant induced one of its operatives to smuggle out a particular iPhone and a laptop and to replace them with a dummy that was to be provided by his personal assistant.’’

5th aNNI

- Advertisement -

Read Also:ICPC drags federal lawmaker to court over alleged forged BSc, Masters degrees

‘’The accused person’s action is contrary to Section 18 (b) and punishable under Section 18 (d) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.’’

‘’He pleaded not guilty to the charge when it was read to him. He was therefore admitted to bail in the sum of N10 million and two sureties in like sum. The sureties must be resident within the jurisdiction of the court and one of them must have a landed property in Abuja.’’

‘’The trial judge also ordered that the Defendant’s international passport and other valid travel documents must be submitted to the court before the next adjourned date otherwise his bail will be revoked.’’

According to the statement, the case has been adjourned to the 21st of June 2022 for commencement of hearing.

9 Comments
  1. zoritoler imol says

    I am now not certain where you’re getting your info, but great topic. I must spend some time finding out much more or working out more. Thanks for wonderful information I was on the lookout for this info for my mission.

  2. Charlotte Oakley says

    Thank you for sharing excellent informations. Your site is so cool. I’m impressed by the details that you have on this blog. It reveals how nicely you understand this subject. Bookmarked this web page, will come back for more articles. You, my friend, ROCK! I found simply the info I already searched everywhere and simply could not come across. What a perfect web site.

  3. Nigel Catoggio says

    As I web site possessor I believe the content material here is rattling wonderful , appreciate it for your hard work. You should keep it up forever! Best of luck.

  4. I have not checked in here for some time since I thought it was getting boring, but the last few posts are great quality so I guess I¦ll add you back to my daily bloglist. You deserve it my friend 🙂

  5. how to hire a hacker says

    hi!,I like your writing very much! share we communicate more about your post on AOL? I need an expert on this area to solve my problem. May be that’s you! Looking forward to see you.

  6. zorivareworilon says

    I envy your piece of work, thankyou for all the interesting articles.

  7. I have recently started a web site, the info you provide on this website has helped me tremendously. Thanks for all of your time & work.

  8. ‏turbotax settlement says

    Thanks for the article.Really thank you! Cool.

  9. buddha statue says

    Very interesting topic, thanks for putting up.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.