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‘Extortion’: INEC withdraws two officials from Benue LG office — after TheCable’s report

    ‘Extortion’: INEC withdraws two officials from Benue LG office — after TheCable’s report

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has withdrawn two of its officials who were exposed for demanding payment for voter registration. The commission announced its decision in a

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Lagos police arrest, query officer for extorting corps member

    Lagos police arrest, query officer for extorting corps member

An assistant superintendent of police (ASP) named Eyitere Joseph has been arrested for allegedly extorting the sum of N50,000 from a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member in Lagos state.

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Police begin probe into alleged extortion of N22m worth of Bitcoin by officers in Lagos

    Police begin probe into alleged extortion of N22m worth of Bitcoin by officers in Lagos

Usman Baba, the inspector-general police, has ordered an investigation into the allegation that officers attached to the force criminal investigation department (FCID), Alagbon, Lagos, extorted N22 million worth of Bitcoin

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FAAN nabs airport worker ‘soliciting bribe from traveller’ in Lagos

    FAAN nabs airport worker ‘soliciting bribe from traveller’ in Lagos

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says its officials have apprehended the staff member of an airline for allegedly extorting a traveller in Lagos. Henrietta Yakubu, general manager, corporate

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‘You pay for pen, drinks’ — couples recount tales of extortion, bribery at Ikoyi registry

  ‘You pay for pen, drinks’ — couples recount tales of extortion, bribery at Ikoyi registry

Some couples who got married at the federal marriage registry, Ikoyi, Lagos state, have recounted their experiences with officials who

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After TheCable’s report, NIMC vows to clamp down on extortion during NIN enrolment

  After TheCable’s report, NIMC vows to clamp down on extortion during NIN enrolment

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has set up systems to check corruption and extortion during the process

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INVESTIGATION: N8k for biometrics, N500 form… how Nigerians are extorted during NIN registration

  INVESTIGATION: N8k for biometrics, N500 form… how Nigerians are extorted during NIN registration

In December 2020, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) issued a 14-day ultimatum to network operators to block SIM cards not

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INVESTIGATION: How extortion, inadequate PPEs sabotage Nigeria’s fight against Yellow fever, Lassa fever amid COVID-19

  INVESTIGATION: How extortion, inadequate PPEs sabotage Nigeria’s fight against Yellow fever, Lassa fever amid COVID-19

To ascertain Nigeria’s response to Yellow fever and Lassa fever amid the coronavirus pandemic, JAMES OJO went undercover to Enugu

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4 police officers arrested for ‘extorting N70k from 16-yr-old student’

  4 police officers arrested for ‘extorting N70k from 16-yr-old student’

The Lagos state police command says it has arrested four officers who allegedly harassed and extorted N70,000 from a 16-year-old

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‘I paid 42k twice for COVID-19 test’ — Sweden returnee laments extortion in Abuja

  ‘I paid 42k twice for COVID-19 test’ — Sweden returnee laments extortion in Abuja

Ndubuisi Ekwulonu, a Nigerian who came into the country from Sweden, says he was extorted in Abuja, as he paid

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