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Nov 24, 2020

FIRS rakes in N4.178tr from taxes • I inherited N38b debts, says FIRS boss

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Mamman Nami yesterday said the agency has raked in N4.178trillion revenue out of the N4...

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Nov 23, 2020

JUST IN: Akeredolu sacks Ondo attorney-general

The Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has sacked his Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Kola Olawoye. Akeredolu who didn’t state reason...

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Nov 23, 2020

BREAKING: Court orders remand of Sen Ndume over failure to produce Maina

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South) be remanded in Kuje correctional centre. Okon Abang made the order on Monday f...

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Nov 23, 2020

BREAKING: Former Bauchi commissioner, Hassan dies in car crash

Dr. Zuwaira Hassan, a former Commissioner of Health in the administration of Mohammed Abubakar, has died in a car accident. The Nation gathered that the acci...

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Nov 23, 2020

BREAKING: We’re not thinking of strike yet – Labour

Following the walk out on Federal Government by Organised labour during a meeting to resolve the issues of Petroleum price increase and electricity tariff, Labo...

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Nov 23, 2020

APC, PDP clash over governors’ visit to Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are locked in a row over weekend’s visit by APC governors to former President Goodluk...

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Nov 23, 2020

Stop bribing my men, Taskforce chair warns • ’Officer who took N100,000 being disciplined’

Chairman of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) Olayinka Egbeyemi has warned the public, especially traffic offend...

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Nov 23, 2020

Petrol hike: Labour leaders walk out on FG

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Nov 23, 2020

Robbery suspect arrested in Ogun • Police recover victim's car

The police in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have arrested a suspected robber, Alo Monday, after his gang snatched a Toyota Camry from one of their victims. Monday, a...

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Nov 23, 2020

Recession: Govt, private sector recovery pill for economy

The price of oil, which averaged $110 per barrel from 2010 to mid-2014 has continued to hover around $40 per barrel at present. While Nigeria was battling th...

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Nov 23, 2020

11 kidnap victims rescued in Zamfara

Zamfara State Governor Bello Muhammad has facilitated the unconditional rescue of 11 kidnap victims without paying ransom through the carrot and stick initiativ...

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Nov 23, 2020

Fed Govt gets three aircraft for NCAT

Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika has received the first batch of three training aircraft for the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) in Zaria, Kaduna Sta...

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Nov 20, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari meets Akande, Osoba, others in Also Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, met with leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Southwest, led by Chief Bisi Akande. The meeting, whic...

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Nov 20, 2020

BREAKING: Gbajabiamila unmasks security detail who shot Abuja vendor dead

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has revealed identity of a security detail attached to his convoy who shot an Abuja vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke dead on Thursday at the Fe...

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Nov 20, 2020

Gbajabiamila horrified by convoy’s security shooting of vendor

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has said he is distraught by the fatal shooting of a vendor at the Federal Secretariat Abuja on Wednesday. The Speaker, in a statem...

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Nov 20, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari receives Justice Salami Probe panel report on Magu

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on alleged corruption charges against suspended Acting Chairman of...

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Nov 20, 2020

Govt, ASUU talks raise hope of end to strike

An end to the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may be in sight. The Federal Government on Thursday promised to “bend backwards” to m...

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Nov 20, 2020

Pastor jailed for stealing N14m, £12,000

An Ikeja High Court has sentenced a popular televangelist and head of Genesis Parish of the Celestial Church of Christ, Alagbado, Lagos, Isreal Ogundipe, to two...

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Nov 20, 2020

Couple remanded for attempted trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday remanded a couple for attempted human trafficking. Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo ordered Peter Ademehintoye (37) and...

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Nov 20, 2020

Man abandons wife, triplets over N450,000 hospital bill

A middle-aged man has allegedly abandoned his nursing wife, Evelyn, at a private hospital in Okpoko, Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, where she wa...

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