All over the world, no country has been adjusted to be totally free from any iota of corruption. Corruption in the Federal Public Service has triggers government response by setting up an impressive array of institution designed to curtail the malaise in the public sector. However, these efforts have continued to fail. This thesis has taken a deep assessment of performance of independent corrupt practices and other related offences commission in combating corruption in Nigeria federal public service. The Objectives of the study is to determine the level of the effectiveness of Corruption Reporting System in Federal Public Service and its effect on the performance of ICPC, ascertain the degree of Autonomy of the ICPC and its effect on performance, examine the level of Selective Justice infighting corruption offences in the Federal Public Service and its effect on performance of ICPC, ascertain the extent of its funds in combating corruption and its effect on performance of the ICPC, examine the extent in which plead bargaining has hindered or boosted the fight of corruption in the Federal Public Service and its effect on performance of ICPC. Data for the study were generated from both primary and secondary sources. The instrument of primary data used is questionnaire while published and unpublished text, form the basis of secondary data. Data analysis was done by employing both qualitative and quantitative method. However, simple regression was used to test the hypothesis. The thesis revealed that, factors which constituted obstacles to ICPC are basically like of autonomy and
staffing as well as slowness of the judicial process. Although the study discovered that, the corruption fighting agency has reduced corruption in Nigeria Federal Public Service to some extent, it went further based on these findings and recommended among other things that, there should be explicit compulsory public declaration of assets and liabilities of those holding statutory position in the Nigerian Public Service; The ICPC should be given greater operational autonomy;
Independent staffing and continuous training; Broad range of integrated long term national and international sustainable efforts and reforms which flow with social value reorientation.