Powers of the Commission
1.3. The Commission derives its powers and constitutional functions from paragraph 32 of Part I of the Third Schedule to the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In carrying out the above functions, the Commission is empowered by Sections 8 & 13 of the FRL 2013 to:-
a. Compel any person or government institution to disclose information relating to public revenues and expenditure;
b. Cause an investigation into whether any person has violated any provisions of this Law and the FRA 2007.
c. Investigate and forward to the Attorney-General of the State a report of investigation carried out and is satisfied that provisions of Law has been violated and such a person has committed any punishable offence for possible prosecution
d. Formulates and provide general policy and guideline for the discharge of its functions
e. Superintend the implementation of the policies of the Commission
f. Appoint for the Commission, such numbers of employees or have such