Nigeria Says N143bn Recovered Through Whistleblowing


The Federal Government of Nigeria says it has recovered over N143.89 billion through the implementation of the whistleblower policy.

This was contained in a report by the presidential initiative on continuous audit (PICA).
The report showed that government had successfully recovered 7.8 billion Naira, 378 million Dollars and 27,800 £uro.

It said since the policy was introduced in 2016 to fight financial crimes and corruption, PICA has received 8,373 tips.

Of that number, 1,231 tips were said to have been on financial crimes.
The report said the federal government was able to investigate 791 cases out of which it said 534 were completed.

According to the report, 97.94 billion Naira was saved in 2016, while 110.46 billion Naira was saved in 2017.


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