The United States has blacklisted Nigeria as one of the countries engaging in religious freedom violations. The US Secretary, Mike Pompeo announced this via his Twitter account yesterday, saying his country will continue to act when “religious freedom is attacked.”
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has on Wednesday disclosed that it has seized assets and frozen bank accounts belonging to a Nigerian businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim over failure to pay a debt of N69 billion. In a statement, AMCON said seized assets have been taken over by its debt recovery agent, Pinheiro Legal Partners. These assets include NICON Investment Limited at Plot 242, Muhammadu Buhari Way, Central Business District, Abuja; NICON Hotels Limited building at Plot 557, Port-Harcourt Crescent, off Gimbiya Street, Abuja and the building of NICON Lekki Limited also at No. 5, Customs Street, Lagos.
Kwara State Government on Tuesday explained reasons why it can’t accept the demands of the state’s organised labour unions wholly over the new national minimum wage.