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NFIU seeks collaboration with Nigerian lawyers over anti-corruption war

The National Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, is seeking collaboration with the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in anti-corruption war.

NCC donates computers to NFIU – Director

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has donated desktop computers and laptops to the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, to enhance its ICT usage for operational efficiency, the NCC Director of Public Affairs, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde has said.

Magu: Prophet Omale slams N1bn suit against News Agency of Nigeria

The General Overseer of Divine Hand of God Prophetic Ministries International, Prophet Emmanuel Omale, has threatened to sue the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, over report claiming that the embattled EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, had lodged N550 recovered loot in his personal account.

NFIU launches app for recording, tracking criminals in Nigeria

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, has launched Crime Records Information Management System, CRIMS, an android and ios compatible application that will revolutionise crime management in the country.

West African FIUs forum moves headquarters to Nigeria

The forum of the West African Financial Intelligence Units has voted to relocate its headquarters to Abuja, Nigeria from its temporary site in Cotonou, Benin Republic. 

Nigerian envoy calls for Taraba governor’s impeachment over alleged misappropriation of funds

The Nigerian Envoy to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Hassan Ardo, has called on the Taraba State House of Assembly to commence impeachment process on Governor Darius Ishaku.

Fighting financial fraud, cybercrime requires synergy – NITDA  

The National Information Technology Agency, NITDA, has called on all Information Technology stakeholders to come together and come up with preventive measures to curtail cybercrimes.

LG autonomy: Plateau still use joint account for federal allocation – Investigation

Local governments in Plateau state are still not allowed by the state government to open individual accounts for their statutory allocations as directed by...

NUT supports TRCN’s 2020 deadline for unqualified teachers

The Nigeria Union of Teacher, NUT, is collaborating with Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, on the 2020 deadline for unqualified or unregistered teachers to upgrade, a union official has said.

Southwest states move toward financial autonomy for LGs – Survey

States and local government councils in the South West are putting in place structures to ensure financial autonomy for the third tier of government...

NFIU, NCC to sign MoU to detect financial infractions

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to open vista...

LG Autonomy: NGO calls for constitutional reform

Citizens Centre for Integrated Development and Social Rights, CCIDESOR, a civil society organisation has called for a constitutional reform that would guarantee the autonomy of the local government system.

Buhari nominates Paul Tarfa, others as chairman, directors of North East Development Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested for the confirmation of Paul Tarfa as Chairman, Governing Board of the North East Development Commission, NEDC.

Senate receives report to grant Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit autonomy

The EGMONT Group is a network of 152-member countries that share information relating to criminal intelligence and financial information.

NFIU: How NASS ignored deadline for Nigeria’s exit from Egmont Group

As concerns mount over the expulsion of Nigeria by the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units next month, international risk analysts have fingered the...

Senate rejects Niger REC nominee, confirms 8

The Senate on Thursday confirmed eight Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC nominees and rejected the confirmation of a nominee from Niger State. The Senate also stepped...

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