The Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000 was signed into law on 13th June 2000 and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) was established 29th September 2000.
As part of activities to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Commission, the Commission is organizing a series of events tagged “₦20 million from ICPC at 20” during which the sum of ₦20 million would be given to winners of the following special activities:
- A National Music Competition for the Youth (15 – 29 years);
- An Essay Competition for students of Secondary Schools with ICPC Anti-Corruption Clubs and EFCC Integrity Clubs (public and private);
- Integrity Awards to be presented to 2 deserving Federal Public/Civil Servants
The Commission will not ask anyone for payment of registration or processing fees for this competition. IT IS TOTALLY FREE OF CHARGE.
As part of the 20th Anniversary celebration, ICPC is organizing a music competition for Nigerian youths (15-29 years). This is an opportunity for the youths to creatively express themselves on anti-corruption issues in musical compositions and present to the public for an opportunity to win.
ICPC is therefore calling on all Nigerian Youths, resident in Nigeria to partake in this music composition which will be entirely online.
A National Essay Competition among students of schools having Anti-Corruption and Integrity Clubs established by ICPC and EFCC respectively in public and private junior and senior secondary schools across the country in commemoration of ICPC 20TH anniversary.
The competition is intended to build the capacity of the youths to always shun and fight corruption.
The ICPC Integrity Awards for Exceptional Public Servants is as a reward system instituted by the Commission to recognize and appreciate public servants with exceptional acts of integrity. The first edition of the Integrity Award was held in November 2019 with the presentation of awards to 2 deserving public servants: ACG Bashir Abubakar, Nigerian Customs Service and Mrs. Josephine Ugwu: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.
The second edition of the Integrity Award is proposed to be by a call for nominations to Nigerian MDAs, to nominate an Exceptional Public/Civil Servant who has exhibited outstanding Integrity in the course of duty.