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Gunmen Kill Governor’s SA In Nigeria

Gunmen Kill Governor’s SA In Nigeria

Suspected gunmen have reportedly killed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s Special Adviser on Investments, Mr. Sunday Ozege, along the Benin bypass road in Edo State. Punch reports that the incident took place on Tuesday when the deceased was said to be returning to Asaba, the Delta State capital from Benin. Okowa, in a statement signed by his […]

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Mandatory Use Of National ID Number Begins In Nigeria, January 2019

Mandatory Use Of National ID Number Begins In Nigeria, January 2019

The enforcement of the mandatory use of National Identification Number, NIN, by all Nigerians might come into full implementation from January 1, 2019. Vanguard reports that this follows the Federal Executive Council’s approval of the immediate implementation of a strategic roadmap for “digital identity ecosystem” in Nigeria. The digital identity ecosystem is a framework that […]

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Government Bans Instant Divorce

Government Bans Instant Divorce

In a landmark move, the Indian government on Wednesday approved a ban on triple talaq (instant divorce), a prevalent practice of instant divorce common among the country’s minority Muslims, by passing an executive order. Punch reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its nod to the ordinance making triple divorce an offence after the government […]

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The Nigerian States That Are Not Remitting Worker’s Pensions To PFAs

The Nigerian States That Are Not Remitting Worker’s Pensions To PFAs

National Pension Commission (PenCom), yesterday, revealed that of the 24 states that have enacted laws on Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), only eight are remitting deducted funds to workers’ Retirement Saving Accounts, RSAs. Vanguard reports that PenCom stated this in Lagos at the third quarter 2018 consultative forum for states it organised, noting, however, that the […]

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