The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has reduced the incidence of corruption in the execution of constituency projects through its projects tracking exercise across the country.
Worried by rising maternal and child mortality in communities across Nigeria, a medical doctor, and public health expert, Dr. Laz Ude, has lamented that the activities of corrupt health workers continue to undermine the ability of Primary Health Centers (PHCs) to deliver sound service.
This assertion is coming against the backdrop of an investigative report exposing that maternal and child mortality is still increasing in Nasarawa State despite humongous sums spent on ‘The saving One Million Lives Program for Results (SOML PforR).
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has been asked to take urgent steps to protect Richard Oghenerhoro, a whistleblower facing retaliation for exposing and publicising fraudulent employment practice in the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed readiness to probe allegations of inhumane treatment meted out to Nigerians employed at Chinese-run quarries in the Obafemi-Owode area of Ogun state, as well as other acts of abuse.
The Whistleblowing Advocacy Coalition (WAC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appealing to the National Assembly to “kindly consider and pass” what he described as “the best possible version” of three main anti-corruption bills, namely, the Proceeds of Crime Bill, Whistleblower Bill and Witness Protection Bill.