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The unavailability of documents from the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has stalled the forgery trial of John Abebe, the younger brother of former first lady, late Mrs Stella Obasanjo on Friday in an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

Trial of Stella Obasanjo’s brother alleged forgery stalled

The unavailability of documents from the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has stalled the forgery trial of John Abebe, the younger brother of former first lady, late Mrs Stella Obasanjo on Friday in an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

Imo town unions presidents threaten self defence against herdsmen

Following the recent herdsmen-farmers clash in the eastern zone, town union presidents under the aegis of the Indegenous Imo Town Unions (IITU) and their counterparts in the southeast have threatened to resort to self defence if the federal government fails to address the menace of herdsmen in the region.

Full report of commission that accused Emir Sanusi of fraud

Highlights of the 19-page document includes the indictment of individuals, amounts involved, obstruction of investigation by suspects and recommendations.

SEC orders Oando chief Wale Tinubu, others to resign

The Securities and Exchange Commission has concluded its investigation of Oando Plc and ordered the Group Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr Wale Tinubu, and other affected board members to resign.

Miyetti Allah: We protect economic interest, speak for nomads

Fulani herdsmen organisation, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, has expressed displeasure with the criticisms against the group’s comparison with the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, and the apex Igbo body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court revokes ex-banker’s bail in alleged forgery trial

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has revoked the bail granted to a former banker, Chester Ukandu, who is standing trial for alleged forgery and impersonation.

CAC extends registration window for small businesses by 90 days

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has given micro, small and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs), 90 extra days to register their business names at the reduced cost of N5,000.
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MTN Nigeria registers 20.35 billion shares

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc on Tuesday announced that it had successfully completed the registration of 20,354,513,050 ordinary shares of N0.02 each with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

MSMEs: Federal government extends 50% discount on business registration by three months

The Federal Government on Monday extended by three months the 50 per cent discount it offered operators of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to register their company names.
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Nasarawa government takes over CAJAAH Housing Estate over ownership crisis

The Nasarawa State Government has directed the Nasarawa State Urban Development Board (NUDB), Development Control Department to take over the management of CAJAAH Mass Housing Estate, Orozo, Abuja over ownership and management crisis.

Reports: Mounir Gwarzo awarded N33 million contracts in SEC to personal companies

Suspended Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, reportedly awarded contracts to a company in which he is a director to the tune of N33 million while in office.
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Police arrest ex-task force chief for defrauding jobseekers

The police have arrested a former Director-General, National Task force to Combat Illegal Importation, Smuggling of Small Arms, and Light Weapons, Osita Okereke, for allegedly defrauding job seekers of millions of naira.

Amnesty Office justifies N88 million barbing salon contract

The Amnesty Office has maintained that it breached no public procurement law in the award of N88 million contract for the empowerment of 22 Niger Delta youths in barbing and beauty salon business under the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).

N1.35 billion fraud: Court admits more evidence against ex-Governor Lamido

A Federal High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Friday, admitted more documents presented to it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in evidence against a former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, and others.
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Official: NFIU impounds N10bn suspected criminal funds

Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, by the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Unit yesterday, said it had impounded N10 billion suspected criminal funds.

CAC registers 3,098,193 companies in 28 years

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) said it had registered 3,098,193 companies and firms in Part A, B and C categories from its inception in 1990 to March 21.

Customs distribute 63,000 bags of rice, others to orphanages

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has so far distributed 63,000 bags of rice, gallons of vegetable oil and clothing to some orphanages and IDPs in the South-West and North-West zones of the country.

CAC set to host stakeholders, customers in Abuja

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has said that all is set for its 2019 quarterly Customers’/Stakeholders Forum.

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The World Health Organisation, on Friday, said Africans were at higher risk of dying of viral hepatitis than dying of AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.

Taraba university suspends strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Taraba State University Chapter, on Friday suspended its two months strike following an agreement reached between the union and the state government.
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Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

Court remands fake NNPC GMD

A Kwara Sate High Court, Ilorin, on Friday ordered the remand of one Jamiu Isiaka, 31, for allegedly impersonating the Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation ( NNPC ), Dr Maikanti Baru, and others.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki mulls football tourney for Edo primary schools

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is finalising plans to organise a football tournament for pupils in primary schools across the state’s three senatorial districts, as part of government’s drive to develop sports at the grassroots.