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Data recapturing mandatory requirement to change PFAs —PenCom

The National Pension Commission has said that any worker who registered under the Contributory Pension Scheme before July 1, 2019, must present evidence of compliance with Data Recapture Exercise before he would be allowed...

FRC to ensure compliance with IFRS 17 in 2023

The Financial Reporting Council has said it is getting its constituents ready for IFRS 17 which will be effective for annual periods beginning on or after January 1, 2023. A statement on Tuesday titled, ‘Stakeholders...

Lekki shootings: Army denies deploying soldiers to tollgate despite video evidence

The Nigerian Army headquarters has denied deploying soldiers to the Lekki tollgate despite video evidence showing uniformed soldiers shooting at the scene. The army in a Facebook post branded several reports linking soldiers at the...

NBA condemns Lekki killings, sets to begin legal actions against FG, military

The Nigerian Bar Association on Tuesday condemned the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at Lekki tollgate in Lagos. The NBA President, Mr Olumide Akpata, stated in a statement asked the Nigerian Army to...

Sanwo-Olu to address Lagosians today, says forces beyond control behind Lekki shootings

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has condemned Tuesday night attack on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate area. The governor said forces beyond the state’s control were responsible for the gruesome act. He made this known...

Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu visits wounded protesters at Lagos hospitals

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday morning, visited protesters injured at the Lekki tollgate area on Tuesday evening. The governor, who was at some of the hospitals where #EndSARS protesters rushed their injured to...

NESBITT acquires PAN, to inject $150m

NESBITT Investment Nigeria Limited has acquired Peugeot Automobile Nigeria with a promise to inject $150m into the company in the next three years to revamp the automobile firm. The new investor said the fund would...

Black Tuesday: 49 killed as protests turn bloody

Our Correspondents Violence that rocked #EndSARS protests across the country worsened on Tuesday with 43  protesters and six policemen losing their lives. Protesters calling for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police...

EFCC arrests two ladies for attempting to smuggle hard drugs to detainees

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday, arrested two ladies, Jumoke Ayodele and Opeoluwa Temitayo, for allegedly attempting to smuggle a substance believed to be a hard drug to suspects...

Army’s Operation Crocodile Smile most provocative, says PANDEF

THE Pan Niger Delta Forum has described as “most provocative” the nationwide military exercise codenamed by the Nigerian Army. PANDEF also described the deployment of soldiers at a time Nigerian youths were agitating for an...

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