Saturday, September 18, 2021

Local

States Government will collect VAT – Southern Governors

On Thursday, the Southern Governors gathered in Enugu and announced that it is within their power to levy the Value Added Tax or VAT. This came in the wake of a dispute between the Rivers State Government and the Federal Government,...

EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa slumps while delivering a speech in Abuja

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, allegedly slumped during an address at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. Bawa was conveying a goodwill message at the National Identity Day ceremony when he abruptly stopped...

Covid-19 kills Nurse, one other person in Edo state

The Edo State Government reported the death of a 56-year-old male nurse and one other person who died as a result of Covid-19 complication in Auchi General Hospital on Friday. The deceased were not vaccinated, according to Ebomwonyi Osagie, head of...

Nigeria will commence the production of airplane before Buhari leaves office- Hadi Sirika

Nigerian airplane manufacturing will commence before President Muhammadu Buhari's term ends, according to the federal government. When Hadi Sirika, the aviation minister, conducted an inspection visit to the Magnus Aircraft Industry in Pogany, Hungary, he gave the tip. The Magnus aircraft, according...

Boko Haram, ISWAP are surrendering due to new military strategies- Ahmad Lawan

Boko Haram and Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters have reportedly surrendered in large numbers owing to the new strategies by the military, according to Senate President Ahmad Lawan. On Monday, following a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at...

Twitter to open an office in Nigeria soon- Lai Mohammed

Twitter has decided to open an office in Nigeria in 2022, according to the Federal Government. After addressing State House media at the end of the virtual Federal Executive Council, Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, revealed this. He further...

Niger state commissioner Kidnapped by Gunmen at his Residence

Gunmen kidnapped Mohammed Idris, the Niger State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, on Sunday in the village of Baban Tunga in the state’s Tarfa local government area. During a phone conversation with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday, Ahmed Matane,...

Hushpuppi: FBI will get you whether you like it or not – Falana assures Abba Kyari

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will subject Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari to trial whether he likes it or not, says Femi Falana, a human rights activist and lawyer. It was earlier reported that Hushpuppi pleaded guilty to money...

Twitter ban: Commonwealth places Nigeria on watchlist

Following Nigeria's Twitter ban, which took effect on June 4, 2021, the Commonwealth has placed the country on its blacklist for the suspension of the microblogging platform. The organization is keeping an eye on violations of the right to freedom...

Nigeria Police IG suspends Abba Kyari over crime allegation, panel begins probe

DCP Abba Kyari, the head of the Police Intelligence Response Team, has been suspended by Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba (IRT). According to a statement from the Nigeria Police Force's spokesman, Frank Mba, Kyari would remain out of service...

Have You Read?

Odunlade Adekola debunks sex for role accusation

Renowned Nollywood actor, Odunlade Adekola, has addressed the accusation of partaking in the sex for role trend in the...