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Lagos judiciary vows to act on TheCable’s exposé on extortion of residents

    Lagos judiciary vows to act on TheCable’s exposé on extortion of residents

The Lagos state judiciary says it will probe and take disciplinary action against court officials found guilty of extorting residents. A report published by TheCable on Tuesday exposed court officials

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Police dismiss officer for ‘justifying extortion’

    Police dismiss officer for ‘justifying extortion’

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has dismissed one Richard Gele, a police inspector, who was captured in a video “justifying extortion”. In a video that went viral recently, the officer

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has withdrawn two of its officials who were exposed for demanding payment for voter registration.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

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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

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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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