Category: Compliance

World Bank Board’s Meeting Failure Delays Nigeria’s Loan Request

The $1.5 billion, which is the first tranche of the federal government’s $3 billion request from the World Bank is to be delayed as the much-awaited meeting of the multilateral…

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South Africa’s Ramaphosa Appoints Panel to Probe Covid-19 Graft

President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed a government committee to investigate alleged corruption associated with the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The panel, to be headed by Justice and Correctional Services…

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U.S. Hits Zimbabwe with Sanctions over ‘Queen Bee’ Corruption

The U.S. sanctioned Zimbabwean businessman Kudakwashe Tagwirei, an adviser to the President Emmerson Mnangagwa, for alleged corruption it said has derailed the nation’s economic development. The Office of Foreign Assets…

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FBI raids California home of YouTube star Jake Paul, siezes Guns

  FBI agents including a SWAT team served a search warrant at the home of YouTube star Jake Paul on Wednesday. The FBI executed the search warrant starting at 6…

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US Warns of ISWAP, Al-Qaeda taking over West Africa, Nigeria’s DHQ Mute

  The United States Africa Command has said that the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups were gradually taking over the West African region after being displaced in Syria and…

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Lagos revokes 2018 land use charge, reverts to pre-2018 land use charges

The Lagos State Government has revoked the 2018 land use charge. This was disclosed by the Lagos Commissioner for Finance, Dr Rabiu Olowo, on Wednesday. According to him, the government…

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On Booze Ban, South Africa Ilquour Industry Risks $742 Million in Investments

South Africa’s ban on alcohol sales has put investment projects worth at least 12.8 billion rand ($742 million) on hold. A day after Anheuser-Busch InBev SA unit South African Breweries…

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WAEC disowns fake 2020 exam timetable, says exam kicks off August 17

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the timetable for the 2020 senior secondary school certificate examination (WASSCE). The examination council disclosed this through a statement…

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Tribunal upholds age discrimination claim against Citibank

Against comments made by senior managers, low numbers of older senior staff, along with a lack of evidence that the bank took age discrimination, or the claimant’s specific concerns, seriously,…

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U.S. FCC Issues New Robocall Blocking Rules

New rules recently issued by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) now provide phone companies with additional leverage in their efforts to block illegal and unwanted robocalls. Detailed in a Third Report…

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