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Nigerian Police, OPC Raid Badoo Hideout in Ikorodu, Arrest Over 100

Police officers, in conjunction with members of Odua Peoples Congress, (OPC) on Saturday raided different hideouts of deadly criminal gang in Ikorodu, Lagos State, popularly known as “Badoo”. The raid was a follow up to series of meetings the police authority had with different local vigilante in the area.   Members of OPC and other…

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Osinbajo Offers 9 Months Period of Grace to Tax Evasion

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has offered nine months grace period to tax evaders to regularise their tax status or face criminal prosecution for tax offences. Osinbajo gave the ultimatum in Abuja on Thursday at the inauguration of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDs) saying that the scheme was specially targeted at taxpayers who had not…

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Etisalat Nigeria Directors Resign En Masse

Directors of Etisalat Nigeria, except its chairman, Hakeem Belo-Osagie, have resigned from the network operator’s seven-man board in a move seen as an attempt to absolve themselves of criminal and civil liability for the non-payment of a $1.2 billion loan taken from 13 Nigerian banks. Following Etisalat Group’s disclosure on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange…

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Suspected Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans Drags Police IG, 3 Others to Court for “Illegal Detention”

Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, has dragged the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged illegal detention. Joined as respondents are the Nigeria Police Force, Commissioner of Police Lagos State, and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command. In his fundamental rights suit…

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Spain Deports 23 Nigerians Over Various Offences

The Spanish Government on Tuesday deported 23 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. They were deported barely five days after 34 Nigerians were sent home from six European countries for committing immigration-related offences. NAN reports that 34 Nigerians were jointly deported by six European countries on June 22…

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UN Secretary-General Guterres Condemns Boko Haram Attacks, Condoles with Nigeria

The Secretary-General of the UN, Mr António Guterres, has reiterated the organisation’s support to the Federal Government in the  ongoing fight against terrorism and violent extremism. Guterres, in a statement by his spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, condemned the series of suicide bombing attacks in Maiduguri on Monday. “The Secretary-General reiterates the United Nations’ support to the Government…

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