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Addresses for Submission of Petitions


The public is encouraged to make complaints to the Bureau through personal visits, writing of petitions, telephone calls or e-mails to;
(i) Code of Conduct Bureau
5th Floor
Federal Secretariat Complex
Annex III
ShehuShagari Way
Maitama, Abuja

(ii)    Or write to:
The Chairman
Code of Conduct Bureau
Private Mail Box 155,
Garki – Abuja.

(iii)    Or Call 08166606606
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
for international callers - +234-816-660-6606
Petitions could also be lodged with any of the state Directors in the State offices and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.


Codes of Coduct

Code 1 - Conflict of Interest

Conflict of Interest - A public officer shall not put himself in a position where his personal interest conflicts with his duties and responsibilities.

Code 2 - Restriction on Specified Officers

Restriction on Specified Officers - A public officer shall not:
(a) receive or be paid the emoluments of any public office at the same time as he receives or is paid emoluments of any other public office; or
(b) except where he is not employed on full time basis, engage or participate in the management or running of any private business, profession or trade; but nothing in this sub-paragraph shall prevent a public officer from engaging in farming.

Code 3 - Prohibition of Foreign Accounts

Prohibition of Foreign Accounts - The President, Vice President, Governor, Deputy Governor, Ministers of the Government of the Federation and Commissioners of the Governments of the States, members of the National Assembly and the Houses of Assembly of the States, and such other public officers or persons as the National Assembly may by law prescribe shall not maintain or operate a bank account in any country outside Nigeria.

Codes 4 - 14