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CAC Launches Beneficial Ownership Register (BOR) Platform For More Transparency

TJ Eko- November 27, 2022 0

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) announced the launch of a Beneficial Ownership Register (BOR) platform, which they said would be beneficial in strengthening the Buhari ... Read More

NBA President Condoles With Akpata Family Over Death Of Pa Osabuohien Hubert Akpata

TJ Eko- November 25, 2022 0

  The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, OON, SAN received the news of the passing of Pa Osabuohien Hubert Akpata, ... Read More

NBA To Partner With ICPC On War Against Corruption

TJ Eko- November 25, 2022 0

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA has expressed the commitment to collaborate with the Nigeria’s Anti-graft Agency, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ... Read More

Students To Gain More Access To Educational Loans As NASS Passes Loan Bill

TML- November 24, 2022 0

Nigerian students in higher institutions of learning stand to gain more access to financial assistance as the two chambers of the National Assembly passed the ... Read More

CAC Launches Electronic System For Financial Statements Filing

TML- November 24, 2022 0

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has unveiled an Electronic Filing System (EFS) for financial statements by registered entities in continuation of its reform initiatives. The ... Read More

Buhari Names Lauretta Onochie As NDDC Chairperson

TML- November 24, 2022 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the appointment of his former media aide and a top member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Lauretta Onochie, ... Read More

We Recovered $1bn From Corrupt Nigerians — Malami

TML- November 24, 2022 0

Attorney-General of the Feder­ation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has pegged total recoveries from dubious funds stashed away from local and foreign sources at ... Read More

Nigerians With Expired Passports Can Return- FG

TJ Eko- November 23, 2022 0

  The Nigerian Immigration Service has revealed that Nigerians with expired Nigerian passports can still return to Nigeria during the holidays as Nigerians don’t need ... Read More

Maritime Lawyer Blames Security Agencies, Courts For Anti-Piracy Act Enforcement

TJ Eko- November 23, 2022 0

    A foremost maritime lawyer, Osuala Emmanuel Nwagbara, has blamed security agencies and the judiciary for the low implementation of the Suppression of Piracy ... Read More

President Buhari Unveils New Naira Notes [Photos]

TJ Eko- November 23, 2022 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the new currency notes on Wednesday morning before the federal executive council (FEC) meeting at the state house, Abuja. Governor ... Read More

Kano: Ganduje Bans Street Begging, Signs PWDs Bill Into Law

TJ Eko- November 23, 2022 0

  Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has set up a committee for the evacuation of beggars from the streets, nooks and crannies of the ... Read More

Bamise: Lagos Govt Reiterates Commitment To Prosecution Of BRT Driver

TML- November 21, 2022 0

The Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to diligent prosecution of Andrew Nice Ominikoron, the suspect in the murder of late Oluwabamishe Ayanwole.Ominikoron, a ... Read More