UPDATE ON WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAMME (as at 24th March, 2017)

    I.         TOTAL COMMUNICATION RECEIVED – 2,251

 Communication includes enquiries, tips, compliments and general advice from the public.

 a.     Website (www.whistle.finance.gov.ng)  – 95

b.     Calls – (09098067946) – 1,550

c.     SMS – 412

d.     Emails ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) - 194 

     II.         TOTAL NUMBER OF TIPS RECEIVED – 282

 a.     Tips received through Calls – 49

b.     Tips received through SMS – 87

c.     Tips received through Website – 95

d.     Tips received through E-mail – 51

   III.         ACTIONABLE TIPS RECEIVED – 154

  Some of the tip types include:

                        i.         Contract Inflation and Conversion of Government Assets to Personal 

                                   use 

                       ii.         Ghost workers

                     iii.         Payment of unapproved funds

                      iv.         Embezzlement of salaries of terminated personnel

                       v.         Improper reduction of financial penalties

                      vi.         Diversion of Funds meant for distribution to a particular group of         

                                   people (farmers)

                    vii.         Diversion of funds to personal commercial Bank Accounts to earn 

                                   interest

                   viii.         Non-Remittance of Pension & NHIS Deductions

                      ix.         Failure to Implement projects for which funds have been provided

                       x.         Embezzlement of funds received from Donor agencies

                      xi.         Embezzlement of funds meant for payment of Personnel emoluments

                    xii.         Violation of TSA regulations by keeping funds in Commercial banks

                   xiii.         Violation of FIRS (VAT) regulation by adjusting Value Added Tax 

                                   payment

                   xiv.         Non-procurement of equipment required for Aviation Safety

                     xv.         Money laundering and Diversion of funds meant for approved projects

                   xvi.         Illegal Sale of Government Assets

                  xvii.         Diversion of Revenue (IGR)

                xviii.          Financial misappropriations (embezzlement)

                   xix.         Concealed bailout funds

                     xx.         Mismanagement of Microfinance banks

                   xxi.         Illegal Recruitments