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Collection of VAT by FIRS remains – FG

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The Federal Government says the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) will continue to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) following the ruling of the Court of Appeal on the matter. x The...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria’s infections hit 203,081

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), says the country’s COVID-19 cases rose to 203,081 on Wednesday, recording additional 377 new infections. x The NCDC, via its official website,...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Don’t export banditry to South, Akeredolu replies El-Rufai

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• We will abide by grazing law, Osun herders assure govt Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and Ondo Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has urged his Kaduna State...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Okoro father’s funeral

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Nsukka townAn unrelentless July rain kept everybody talking inside the commodious villa named Basket House because of the resemblance of its conspicuous dome to the capitol harboring our National...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

NCDC announces three additional COVID-19 related deaths, 513 new cases

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Fourteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have announced 513 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to figures released on Wednesday morning by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Marketers fail to offtake 450,000MT of cooking gas amid demand, price hike

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Cooking gas Cylinders PHOTO: iStock Despite growing demand for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), otherwise known as cooking gas, the Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has stated that marketers were unable...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Banyana Banyana overrun Super Falcons to win Aisha Buhari Cup

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South Africa’s Banyana Banyana defeated Super Falcons of Nigeria 4-2 to win the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Cup… yesterday PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI Banyana Banyana of South...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Police retirees storm National Assembly over contributory pension scheme

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Police retirees have marched to the National Assembly, demanding to exit the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) on account of alleged inequality. They had made similar demand in April this year,...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Absence of defence counsel stalls trial in alleged N1.4b subsidy fraud

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The trial of Abubakar Ali Peters and his company, Nadabo Energy Limited, over an alleged N1.4 billion oil fraud, could not hold, yesterday, before Justice S.S. Ogunsanya of the Lagos State High...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Ethiopian airline restores Enugu flight operations

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Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airline (ET) has picked October 1 date for the resumption of flight operations in and out of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The additional route, after...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Shifting gear to the Blue Economy - Part 2

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Director-General, NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh For quite some time now, efforts have been geared towards diversifying the nation’s economy to reduce, if not eliminate, total dependence on oil as...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

426,000 affected by flooding in South Sudan: UN

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Heavy flooding has affected and displaced about 426,000 people in South Sudan, including 185,000 children, as overflowing rivers deluged homes and farms in the impoverished country, the UN’s...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: FCT leads with 121 as NCDC registers 393 infections, 6 deaths

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday topped the table of COVID-19 infections in the country, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 393 cases and six COVID-19 related...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

High electricity costs overwhelm South South, South East businesses

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With an average of about N70 billion spent on alternative energy, yearly, by local manufacturers due to poor power supply, many industrial firms and businesses in Southeast and South-south are...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

Customs seize fake, contraband goods worth N120m in 2 months

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Nigeria Customs Service intercepted fake and contraband goods worth more than N120 million in July and August in its Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’. x The unit covers Abia, Imo,...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →