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Kwara Police Command investigates operatives over alleged harassment, extortion

By Dare Akogun THE Kwara State Police Command has launched an investigation into allegations of harassment, brutality, intimidation and extortion of youths and students by...

AMAC battles corruption in revenue collection

THE Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) has said it is battling persons disguising as municipal officials to extort money from residents and business owners. Chief...

How desperate applicants encourage extortion in NIN enrolment

INVESTIGATIONS  by The ICIR have shown that desperation by applicants seeking to obtain the National Identity Number (NIN) was a major factor in the...
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IELTS: Nigerians are questioning why they have to prove they can speak English ㅡ every two years

AFEES Agboola is no stranger to speaking the English language, and that is an understatement. He started teaching the language as far back as...

INTEGRITY: Meet Funsho, Nigerian cabman who has not bribed policemen in over three decades

IT STARTED as a typical inter-state journey in Nigeria would: with street vendors eagerly advertising their products, agberos (area boys) quarrelling over how to...

Inside The Ibadan Polytechnic where corruption thrives (Part 2)

 The first part of this undercover investigation exposed how students of The Polytechnic Ibadan are being extorted by the academic staff of the institution,...
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FUOYE students lament harassment, extortion by policemen while traveling home

By Vincent UFUOMA STUDENTS of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State, who were traveling along the Ado-Ikere road on Thursday have accused operatives of...

NPC, CSOs inaugurate technical team to combat extortion in birth registration scheme after ICIR report

THE Progressive Impact Organization for Community Development (PRIMORG) in collaboration with National Population Commission (NPC) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Owerri, Imo State...

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Ortom insists he is not Wike’s errand boy

BENUE State governor Samuel Ortom has blasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state for calling him...

Stakeholders flay MDAs’ disregard for FOIA, list challenges, solutions

STAKEHOLDERS have said that the failure of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to honour the Freedom of Information Act...

Poor awareness undermines FG’s health intervention scheme in Gombe

By Deborah Dangana Ali Falila, 35, a mother of four, reside in Mallam Anna village did not have any choice...

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, over an alleged defamatory post...

No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said no federal public servant, including elected and appointed officials, will...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife...

FG lost N113m to shutdown of Abuja-Kaduna rail line, NRC resumes operations Monday

THE Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has said about N113...
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