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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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SPECIAL REPORT: Nigeria tops list of grounded aircraft fleets globally

NIGERIA has attained the first position in the top 10 countries’ list with the highest percentage of grounded fleet. The...

Shiroro attack: Death toll rises to 48, 34 soldiers killed – Community youth leader

MORE bodies of soldiers and police officers killed during an ambush by terrorists at Shiroro, in Niger State, have...

Peter Obi to supporters: Don’t attack people with different views

PRESIDENTIAL Candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi has appealed to his supporters to refrain from attacking people...

NDLEA intercepts N4.5 billion heroin inside baby food packs at Lagos airport

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 22 blocks of heroin weighing 23.55kilograms concealed in packs of...

Buhari urges Nigerians to shun road abuse, maintain speed limit

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to desist from abusing roads constructed by the Federal Government across the country. Buhari,...
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