Nigeria: Over N200billion is estimated to be trapped in the pool of unclaimed dividends

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The Finance Act 2020 was recently signed into law by President Buhari and became effective from January 1, 2021. According to the provisions of the Finance Act 2020, the federal government can borrow from the pool of unclaimed dividends of quoted companies that have remained unclaimed for a period of not less than six years from the date of declaring such dividends.   Over N200billion is estimated to be trapped in the pool of unclaimed dividends and this is quite huge. It is clear that as soon as the provision is fully applied and implemented, no shareholder will be able to…
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WHEN HOMECOMING IS DANGEROUS

Reviewing the Assassination of Ogacheko Atanu and a Warning to Nigerians in Diaspora on the State of Insecurity in Nigeria by Frank Tietie Ogacheko Atanu, an Idah born, world acclaimed and Saudi Arabia based drilling engineer was assassinated by unknown gunmen on Saturday, 9th of January, 2021 while holidaying in his country home in Idah, Kogi State of Nigeria. He was scheduled to travel back to Saudi on the morning of the next day before he was killed on that night in his hometown. Ogacheko had such a brilliant career while he was at Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Nigeria.…
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Are You Better Off? The Igbo Homeland Yesterday and Today

Are You Better Off? The Igbo Homeland Yesterday and Today   Overview of Message Content and Organization Part A: Special Appeal and Invitation to Ndi Igbo Worldwide Part B: Snippets of Information about the Igbo Homeland Part C: Soul-Searching: Questions on Selected Aspects of the Igbo Homeland Part D: Meditations on Biafra: Land of the Rising Sun Part E: Elders of the Igbo Homeland: Skilled but Wanting in Leadership Part F: By Way of Conclusion: Our Urgent Need for your Support   Part A: Special Appeal and Invitation to Ndi Igbo Worldwide Inspired by the deplorable condition of the Igbo…
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Where to get NI Number in Canada

NI Number in Canada
The Nigerian government is mandating every Nigerian citizen to get a National Identity number called NI. The NI is managed by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) According to the organization, the essence of each individual having an NI is part of a measure to create a national identity database and to put a stop to both double identity and identity fraud. It is expected that on upon successful registration, the individuals will be provided with an NIN and eventually a national ID card. You can obtain the NI number at the following locations in Canada. Brampton Knowledge Square Nigeria…
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NDIGBO LAGOS PRESS STATEMENT Lagos. 22 OCTOBER 2020 For Immediate Release

Ndi Igbo Press release
NDIGBO LAGOS PRESS STATEMENT Lagos. 22 OCTOBER 2020 For Immediate Release Ndigbo Lagos associates itself with the demands of the #ENDSARS protests across the nation of Nigeria. It is regrettable that miscreants hijacked the genuine protests resulting in destruction of lives and properties and looting of shops in several cities in Nigeria, especially in Lagos. It is equally regrettable and condemnable that inappropriate use of force was applied against the genuine protesting youths on October 20th, 2020 at Lekki Toll Gate Lagos with the unfortunate results of fatalities and gunshot injuries. May the souls of the departed rest in perfect…
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#End Sars: RECALL OF ALL SOUTH EAST MEMBERS OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE.

Igbo Union Of Canada Press Release. RECALL OF ALL SOUTH EAST MEMBERS OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE. The past few days in Nigeria have been marked by the most outrageous of human cruelty and injustice as the world watches with a deafening silence, the shootings and killing of unarmed youths peacefully protesting and demanding an end to Police brutality(#EndSars), harassment, kidnapping and unlawful arrest and detention. Hundreds of the youths including innocent children and women have been killed by a 21st century Hitler, president Mohammed Buhari who unleashed his ill trained military and police against the people. Many more…
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2019 Igbo Cultural Night in Toronto

2019 Cultural Night
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2019 Cultural Night Registration
CA$120.00
Annual Dues
CA$30.00
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Igbo Union of Canada, the foremost Igbo Cultural Organization in the Greater Toronto Area is happy to present, once again, her bi-annual Cultural night entertainment scheduled to be held on Sunday, September 1st, 2019. In line with the theme of this year's event, the ceremony promises to: - Showcase the traditional heritage, uniqueness and bonding of the Igbos through; -  Cultural performances and displays:     Traditional attires      Abia War dance     Ogene     Owerri Maiden Dance  - Local Delicacies:      Ofe Owerri      Ofe nsala      Ofe Onugbu  …
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Advice to Igbo Leaders

Igbos: who are they
Dear Igbo Leaders What I have experienced recently with the way the Igbo Nation responded to the just concluded elections is unbelievable, the unity displayed, the dedication and the collective committment to support Atiku and Peter Obi was World Class. It says a number of things. First is that the Igbos are indeed very United. Secondly it shows that the Igbo Nation can be mobilized if there is a strong and focused direction guided by formidable leadership. However that MOBILIZATION must be in a tangible direction. For some strange reasons, which I cannot understand, the leadership of Ndi Igbo…
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Igbo Doctor in Las Vegas doctor denies allegations he runs militia accused of slayings in Nigeria

One of eight children, Godwin Maduka came from a small village in Nigeria with thatched huts and no electricity or running water. The primary school was in a tiny church. Cars couldn't navigate its single lane dirt road. It was common for the drinking water, contaminated with feces, to infect townspeople with debilitating worms. The poverty he experienced in Nkerehi is a far cry from the life of a millionaire that Dr. Godwin Maduka enjoys today in Las Vegas with his wife and five children. He bought seven residential properties here for more than $7 million, according to Clark County…
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