FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification Deadline to October 31, 2021

…As focus shifts to remote, hard-to-reach areas, schools, health centres The Federal Government has approved the extension of the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to  October 31, 2021.   The decision to extend the deadline was made following a request by stakeholders to accommodate registration in hard-to-reach remote areas, foreigners…

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1984 Extradition Treaty Between Nigeria, Benin, Two Others Excludes Political Refugees -SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Yomi Alliyu, says that the Extradition Treaty of 1984 between Togo, Nigeria, Ghana and Republic of Benin excludes political fugitives. According to him, the treaty also states that where the fugitive will not get justice because of discrimination and/or undue delay in prosecution, the host country should not release the…

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FG’s Attempt To Criminalise Igboho’s Case Undemocratic, says Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has stated that the attempt by the Federal Government to criminalise the case of Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popular known as Sunday Igboho, is undemocratic. This was contained in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, where Adams expressed sadness over the way the…

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JUST IN: Interpol Arrested Igboho, Wife In Benin Republic —Lawyer

The International Criminal Police Organisation arrested Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo; with his wife, Ropo, in Cotonou, Benin Republic, the activist’s lead counsel, Yomi Alliyu (SAN), has said. Alliyu revealed this in a statement obtained by The PUNCH on Tuesday. READ: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authorities According to him, the Federal Government…

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Ladoja to FG: Declare Amnesty for Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu

Former Oyo State Governor, Rashidi Ladoja, has asked the Federal Government to grant amnesty to Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho; and leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu He said this while addressing journalists in his Bodija residence on Tuesday. Ladoja said, “Federal government has declared amnesty for Boko…

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MRA Condemns Growing Trend Of Incitement To Murder, Calls For Decisive Government Action

LAGOS, Friday, July 16, 2021: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the growing trend of clerics and other religious leaders in Nigeria inciting their followers to violence and murder against persons accused of blasphemy or insulting their religions and called on the Federal and respective State Governments to take decisive action to arrest the situation. The…

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FHC Grants FG Final Forfeiture Order On $3.719million Suspect Funds

A Federal High Court in Lagos has forfeited $3,719,855.94 (about N1,522,388,242.00) found in the bank account of Enerbett International Ltd to the Federal Government. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke made the final order in court following an ex-parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). It followed the expiration of the judge’s June 18 interim…

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