Posts Tagged ‘Federal Ministry of Interior’

Regime must tax rich Nigerians mercilessly ~ Aregbesola

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 17, 2019
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola has called for increased taxation of rich Nigerians. Aregbesola, who was a former governor of Osun State said rich Nigerians need to be mercilessly taxed. He spoke at an event to celebrate the 70th birthday of former Governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi in Ibadan, the state capital. According […]

‘75,000 inmates currently in Nigeria’s correctional facilities’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 23, 2019
The Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday disclosed that there are 75, 000 inmates currently in the country’s correctional facilities. Aregbesola made the disclosure at a public hearing organised by the National Assembly Joint Committee on Appropriation. The minister said that the Federal Government was working on de-congesting correctional centres across Nigeria by reducing […]

Ogun senator faults FG on border closure

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 23, 2019
The senator representing Ogun West, Tolu Odebiyi, has appealed to the Federal Government Joint Task Force on smuggling to exercise high sense of responsibility in its line of duty. The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) had, few days earlier, commenced a joint security exercise codenamed “EX-SWIFT RESPONSE” which led to the closure of […]

SINGAPORE: Nigerians charged over alleged roles in transnational Internet love scams

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 14, 2019
Two men were taken to court on Tuesday (May 14) over their alleged roles in transnational Internet love scams committed between 2017 and last year. In a statement on Monday evening, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) said this was the first time that overseas-based suspects involved in the scams were arrested and sent to Singapore […]

@nigimmigration begins registration for 10-year e-passport

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 29, 2019
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has commenced registration for the issuance of its new 10-year e-passports to Nigerians. This was disclosed by the public relations officer of the service, James Sunday, on Monday when he took journalists around the data capture centre in Abuja. The new passport will incorporate details of enrollees as captured by […]

Calabar Prison Inmate Dies after Delivery of Twins

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 25, 2019
The inmate of the Calabar Prison who delivered twins at the General Hospital, Calabar on April 17 has died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital due to postnatal complications. The Prison authority disclosed this in a statement by ASP Effanga Etim, Public Relations Officer of the State Prison Command on Wednesday in Calabar. He […]