ICPC to Clamp Down on Tax Evaders

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Friday, said the Commission will go after Nigerians, particularly highly-placed people, evading taxes. The anti-graft agency stated that it had devised means of liaising with the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) to tackle tax evasion particularly in the revenue generation sector. In a statement…

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Nigeria Police Withdraw Officers Attached to Yahaya Bello Amidst EFCC Investigation over Money Laundering Allegation

The Inspector General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has issued a directive to withdraw all police officers assigned to the former Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello. This move comes amidst an ongoing investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) into allegations of money laundering amounting to N80.2 billion against Bello. This information was…

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JUST IN: Immigration Places Yahaya Bello on Watchlist

The Federal Government on Thursday put the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello,  on its watchlist to prevent him from escaping from the country. The Nigerian Immigration Service, in a circular dated April 18, 2024 and signed by Assistant Comptroller of Immigration DS Umar, for the Comptroller-General, Kemi Nandap, alerted the police and…

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Navy Raises Alarm over Surge in Stowaways

The Nigerian Navy has expressed deep concern over the increasing incidents of stowaways in Nigerian waters. According to Commodore Adams-Aliu, Naval Director of Information, “Migration as a stowaway is illegal, dangerous and is considered a security threat to shipowners.” In response to this growing menace, the Nigerian Navy has deployed advanced Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA)…

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Fresh Discoveries of $445,000, N3Bn in Humanitarian Ministry Fraud Investigation-EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said its operatives have recovered $445,000 and N3bn as part of their ongoing investigations into corruption within the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs. Dele Oyewale, the spokesman for the EFCC, made this known in a statement, titled “Beta Edu and other Matters: For the Purpose of Clarity. Oyewale revealed…

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