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– The Corporate Affairs Commission has announced that Nigerians no longer need the help lawyers as usual to register their companies
– The commission said it has also made made the process of business registration easier than it used to be
– The CAC urged entrepreneurs to endeavour to register their business themselves rather relying on lawyers
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The Corporate Affairs Commission on Thursday, November 3, announced that Nigerians no longer need the help lawyers as usual to register their companies.
Speaking at the presidential economic communication workshop in Abuja, the registrar of the commission Bello Mahmud said the commission has relieved itself from such legal backing.
Mahmud said the CAC has also made the process of business registration easier than it used to be.
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He said prospective entrepreneurs can register their companies by themselves with ease their offices nationwide.
“We have reduced the cost of registering a business by 50 percent. You don’t need a lawyer to register your business for you anymore,” Mahud said.
He said: “You can now do it yourself. The process is easy now, you can now register your business anywhere at our offices in Lagos, Kano and Enugu.”
Meanwhile, Nigerian police have been accused of abducting two businessmen in Delta state.
The man, Daniel Umukoro, witnesses said was kidnapped along Abraka, Ethiope East local council of Delta state.
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The Nigeria police in Delta state in an effort to close the circle on its investiagtion, arrested two of its officers in the mobile police unit for abducting Umukoro and another man.
It was however not known if the abduction was for a ransom or whether the police officers had any other motive.
According to a confirmation by the the police spokesperson in the state, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, the victim is believed to have had a business transaction with someone who invited the policemen for an illegal duty.