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NBA-SBL, CAC partner to improve ease of doing business

The Council of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, NBA-SBL and the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, have said that both organisations will continue to collaborate in order to improve ease of doing business.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called for deployment of modern technology to tackle insecurity in the country.

Coronavirus: Arewa CF suspends 20th anniversary celebration

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Tuesday announced the suspension of its 20th Anniversary ceelebration earlier slated to hold in March, till further notice.
Recall that LGBT activist, Pamela Adie, had in 2018 sued the CAC for refusing to register the organisation, but lost the case.

Lesbian group sues CAC over non-registration

A non-profit organisation, Lesbian Equality and Empowerment Initiative, has dragged the Corporate Affairs Commission before the Court of Appeal over the refusal of the CAC to register it.
The Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Mohammed Nami, who was guest on a breakfast programme of the Nigerian Television Authority, urged all businesses to ensure that they register with the FIRS for VAT purpose.

Federal government begins implementation of 7.5 percent VAT

The Federal Inland Revenue Service has warned businesses and individuals against tax evasion as the Federal Government begins the implementation of the 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax on Saturday (today).

Money laundering: EFCC witness provides evidence against Bauchi governor, son

The fifth prosecution witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Idoko Akor Idoko, on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 told the court how the son of the governor of Bauchi State and former FCT minister, Senator Bala Mohammed, Shamsudeen Bala Mohammed made several cash deposits and withdrawals from his four accounts in Standard Chartered Bank.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to General Hakeem Otiki

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
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Police uncover ‘baby factory’ in Kano, rescue 27 children

The Kano State Police Command have uncovered an illegal orphanage home suspected to be involved in child trafficking and rescued 27 children alleged to have been kidnapped or born for trafficking from the home known as Du Merci orphanage.

70 per cent of spinal cord injury patients poor – society

Over 70 per cent of persons with spinal cord-related injuries are from poor families that cannot afford their medical expenses, it was learnt on Monday.
The bill sponsored by Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, provides that all dividends by any shareholder after 24 months of declaration by a public company and venture capital meant for investment is usually high risk or new business that also has high potentials shall be categorised as unclaimed dividends.

House of Reps moves to establish unclaimed dividends trust fund

As part of efforts aimed at strengthening the capital market, the House of Representatives on resumption from the Christmas and New Year recess is expected to commence debate on a bill which seeks to establish Unclaimed Dividends Trust Fund in the country.
Hajiya Saratu Shafii, the Acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)

CAC acting registrar resumes, promises new direction

There was excitement at the Corporate Affairs Commission in Abuja on Friday, as the acting Registrar-General, Hajia Saratu Safil, resumed office following her appointment by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari.
Hajiya Saratu Shafii, the Acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)

Federal government appoints new acting registrar-general for CAC

The Federal Government on Tuesday appointed Hajiya Saratu Shafii as the Acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission.

Auditor-General: How MDAs spent N26.6 billion without vouchers

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, has reported that some federal government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) spent N26.606 billion in 2017 without payment vouchers or requisite approvals for such expenditures.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.

Code of Conduct tribunal orders suspension of CAC boss Azinge Azuka

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.
The acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission, Lady Azuka Obiageli Azinge, was yesterday arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

CAC chief docked at CCT, gets bail on self-recognizance

The acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission, Lady Azuka Obiageli Azinge, was yesterday arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Courts grants final forfeiture of plaza, houses traced to official accused of corruption

The Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday ordered the final forfeiture of six properties traced to Goddy Nnadi, a general manager of the Petroleum Equalisation Fund.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Nami as the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services and 13 others as board members.

Senate confirms Muhammad Nami, 13 others as FIRS board members

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Nami as the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services and 13 others as board members.
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2020 Budget: Senate approves N140.3 billion for NCC

The Senate on Wednesday approved the sun of N140,383,591,000 for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for the 2020 fiscal year.

Court dismisses suit challenging legitimacy of LMC

Hon. Justice Demi Ajayi of the Federal High Court in Benin City, on Monday, December 9, 2019 affirmed that the incorporation of the League Management Company (LMC) Limited was validly registered under the laws of Nigeria.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.