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Five Northern states join FIRS in VAT dispute against Rivers, Lagos

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As all eyes are fixed on the Supreme Court, awaiting its verdict on the Value Added Tax (VAT) dispute between the Federal Government and Rivers State, indications emerged yesterday that the...

Mon Oct 4th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria looks to revive ailing palm oil sector

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Standing beside the piles of dark red palm fruits ready for crushing for their essence, Nigerian farmer Micah Ojo hopes to cash in on the government’s drive to revive the country’s...

Sun Oct 3rd, 2021     Read More →

We’ll be ready to host best NUGA games come 2022 — UNILAG’s VC

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Olorunnimbe Formally Introduced As Project Lead At LOC Meeting Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Temple Company, Mr. Idris Olorunnimbe, has officially been presented to the Local...

Sun Oct 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria at 61: Full text of President Muhammadu Buhari's Independence Day speech

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President Muhammadu<br />Buhari PHOTO: FACEBOOK/Femi Adesina INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF...

Fri Oct 1st, 2021     Read More →

PDP governors zone party chairmanship to north

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Nigerian governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have voted for the zoning of the party chairmanship to the north. x PDP governors reached the decision on Wednesday...

Thu Sep 30th, 2021     Read More →

FCT leads as NCDC announces 295 new COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says The FCT topped the list of 295 new COVID-19 infections recorded on Tuesday. x It said in its daily report on Wednesday that the figure did not...

Wed Sep 29th, 2021     Read More →

Senate directs local, multinational oil, gas firms to relocate to operational bases

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Nigerian Senate PHOTO: Twitter The Senate, yesterday, enjoined all multinational and Nigerian oil and gas companies to relocate to their operational bases. The decision followed the adoption of a...

Wed Sep 29th, 2021     Read More →

Shifting gear to the Blue Economy Part 3

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Bashir Jamoh The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is currently working to shift attention from crude oil as the main source of revenue for the country to what is known...

Wed Sep 29th, 2021     Read More →

NULGE decries ‘rape’ of local government system in Nigeria

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President of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ambali Olatunji, has decried what he described as ‘consistent rape of the local government system’ by politicians...

Wed Sep 29th, 2021     Read More →

Gunmen kidnap councillor in Akwa Ibom, the third abduction in 3 weeks

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Police on Tuesday confirmed the kidnap of Mr Samuel Ben, councillor representing Ward 6 Central in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. x Police Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon,...

Tue Sep 28th, 2021     Read More →

Beyond Solidarity, Lagos’ Anti-open grazing law is to promote communality, healthy beef consumption culture

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Grazing • Chiefs, Community Heads Need To Cooperate With Govt — Atto • I Erected Fence After Invasion Of My 100-acre Plantation — Oyekoya • We Averted Crisis Due To Our...

Sun Sep 26th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 477 new infections

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Public Health Teams PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded three deaths and 477 new COVID-19 infections in 17 states and the FCT on Friday. NCDC said in its report...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 2 deaths, 433 new cases Thursday

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Nigeria recorded two COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday with additional 433 COVID-19 infections in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

FG heads to Supreme Court, Reps consider bill to back states

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Nigeria’s attorney-general and minister for justice Abubakar Malami PHOTO: TWITTER/Abubakar Malami • FG: Collection of VAT by FIRS remains • Lagos: VAT collection will not...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Leadership remains critical challenge in polity, says Utomi

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The professor of political economy and management expert, Pat Utomi, has said that the issue of leadership remains a critical challenge in Nigerian polity. Utomi stated this, yesterday, while...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →