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    Dec. 7, 2021 Two sacked directors of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on Tuesday, dragged the agency before the National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja, praying the court to set aside their dismissal from public service. Mr Muhammed Abdulrahman an Associate Director in charge of Intelligence and Investigation and Ms Fehintola Salisu, Associate Director ...
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    Dec. 3, 2021 …Targets to train 37,000 Nigerians in all States in the next 5 years The National Orientation Agency (NOA) said on Friday in Abuja that it has trained no fewer than 180 people on how to discern fake news through fact-checking Director-General NOA, Dr Garba Abari, said this at the closing ceremony of ...
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    Nov. 8, 2021 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has awarded N20 million grant to four deserving Nigerian tech startups in furtherance of its commitment to encourage development of new indigenous technologies and contents, that are oriented in cutting-edge research to stimulate sustainable economic growth. The four tech startups are: Clearflow System Hub, Aelaus Engineering Teams/Hyech ...
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    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have agreed to collaborate and conduct research with a view to finding ways of regulating the Cryptocurrency market. They said this at a virtual lecture organised by the Association of Capital Market Academics of Nigeria (ACMAN) in Abuja on Sunday. Mr. Timi ...
  • NCC donates to NFIU

    In keeping with its efforts to support Information and Communication Technology (ICT) usage to enhance operational efficiency in government, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has donated ICT equipment to the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). The high-end ICT tools comprising 40 units of HP EliteOne All-in-One desktop G5 with Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 1TB ...
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    The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), has canvassed for a four-year tenure for Local Government Chairmen across the country, to enable them serve their people effectively. Mr Constantine Ikiako, the former ALGON Deputy National President, made the call while briefing newsmen on the sidelines of the association’s National Executive Council meeting, on Wednesday, ...
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    The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, may be facing fresh cases of alleged re-looting of funds recovered by the commission as well as bribery. A final Report of the Presidential Investigation Committee on the EFCC Federal Government Recovered Assets and Finances from May, 2015, to May ...
  • CBN targets Ebonyi women

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says market fundamentals do not support Naira devaluation this time around. The CBN made this known in a statement by the bank’s Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Isaac Okorafor in Abuja on Friday. Okorafor expressed dismay at speculative activities at the foreign exchange market from impressions that the CBN would ...
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    Abubakar Malami, AGF and Minister of Justice   Mr Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has called for immediate disbandment of caretaker committees and restoration of elected local government representatives in Oyo State. This is contained in a letter issued by the minister and addressed to Prof. Oyewo Oyelowo, Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in ...
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    A coalition of 24 Civil Society Organisations (C24) has advised President Muhammed Buhari to relieve Prof. Itse,  Sagay SAN, of his appointment as Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC). Hajia Zainab Mohammed, National Secretary of the organisation made the call in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Mohammed said Sagay’s removal would be the ...