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Former Egypt forward Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s most famous sportsmen, has been sentenced to a year in jail on charges of tax evasion, local media reported on Tuesday.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has appealed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the G24 to assist the federal government in identifying the assets of Nigerians overseas and of international companies doing business in the country for proper inventory, for the purpose of effective taxation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed executive order eight, tagged Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS) to make money laundering and tax evasion difficult.
The Muhammadu Buhari administration is stepping up the regulations on money laundering and tax evasion by releasing a new Executive Order number eight, tagged Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS).
Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was jailed for 15 years for corruption on Friday, becoming the latest of the country’s ex-leaders to be sent to prison.
US President Donald Trump has been dealt a double blow after developments in two separate cases involving his former close associates.
George further said, “The chickens have come home to roost. How can someone be raping a state so mercilessly since 1999 and he is still doing it? His time is coming to an end.”
Kenya’s director of public prosecution has promptly charged deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu with abuse of office and tax evasion.
US President Donald Trump has said he is worried he might face perjury charges if he gives statements under oath to the investigation into Russia’s alleged role in his election victory.
Cristiano Ronaldo will be fined 3.2 million Euros (3.7 million dollars) and sentenced to 24 months in prison, a sentence he is unlikely to serve, after settling a tax evasion case with Spanish tax authorities, the prosecutor said on Friday.
The Senate has urged anti-corruption agencies to avoid undue publicity in their determination to expose and prosecute cases of corruption.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appealed to the international community to take action against the flow of illegal funds, money-laundering and tax evasion, which cost Africa 50 billion dollars every year.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has offered to pay €14million to Spanish tax authorities and admit his guilt to four counts of tax evasion, to avoid going to prison.
The European Union (EU) should have bloc-wide rules to protect whistle-blowers, including protections against being dismissed or detained for uncovering illegal activities, the European Commission proposed, on Monday.
A grim-faced Lee Myung-Bak was driven away from his home in southern Seoul for a detention facility late Thursday, becoming the fourth former South Korean president to be arrested on corruption charges.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has decried the implications of illicit activities against Africa, saying it is more than the international aid flow into the continent.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that with Africa in the lead, AU and UN “can and will do more” to bolster successful cooperation throughout the African continent.
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Troops under Operation Whirl Punch have neutralised 14 bandits and recovered 422 cows and sheep between October and November, the acting Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig.-Gen. John Agim, said on Monday in Kaduna.
Super Eagles stand-in skipper Ahmed Musa has reiterated that Nigeria’s preparations for the 2019 AFCON slated for Cameroon has started with their today’s international friendly against the Cranes of Uganda.
Nigeria has emerged the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Group at the United Nations.
Executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has called on the academia and stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to collaborate to accelerate innovation, industrial growth and sustainable development in the Nigerian telecoms industry.
On this year’s Eid-el Maulud, marking the birthday of the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed in their abiding faith in God for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country.
A don has called for a comprehensive reform of the media and for journalists to avoid sycophancy in the discharge of their duties, especially during the 2019 general election and beyond.
The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, has disclosed that the federal government has not released money for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to complete the unemployment report.
An Area Court in Jos on Friday remanded Lawrence Abiola in Jos Prison till Dec. 14 for allegedly parading himself as a professional lawyer.
Some Igbo leaders, including politicians and chiefs, Wednesday promised to support Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar towards his desire to becoming the next Nigerian president in 2019.
The UK government on Friday restated its commitment to support the Nigerian army in the fight against Boko Haram and terrorism in the northeast.