• Senate okays 7.5% hike in VAT,  6 other taxes

    Senate okays 7.5% hike in VAT, 6 other taxes0

    The Senate has passed the Finance Bill, seeking to amend seven Acts of the National Assembly concerning taxes payable in the Country. The bill on Thursday specifically seeks an increment of the value-added tax from five per cent to 7.5 per cent. It also seeks an increment in the Companies Income tax,  Customs and excise,

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  • Thugs kill two youths in Dekina

    Thugs kill two youths in Dekina0

    There were also reports that two people identified as Umoru Shuaib and Faruk Suleiman were feared killed in Abocho ‘Community in Dekina Council area of Kogi State. They were said to have been attacked by men in police uniform while voting was going on at the Barrack Polling Unit 01. A source said, “Some able-bodied

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  • Abducted Justice Nwosu-Iheme regains freedom

    Abducted Justice Nwosu-Iheme regains freedom0

    Court of Appeal judge Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme, judge of the Benin division, has regained freedom after two weeks in captivity. She was abducted in Benin, capital of Edo state, on October 30 while her police orderly was shot dead. The outgoing Commissioner of police in Edo State, Danmallam Mohammed, confirmed that the judge was rescued

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  • List of Nigerian Army senior officers promoted

    List of Nigerian Army senior officers promoted0

    The Nigerian Army Council on Saturday approved the promotion of senior officers to the next ranks of Major General and Brigadier General respectively. In a statement from Army spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa, on Sunday, he gave the names of the senior officers as follows: THOSE PROMOTED TO MAJOR GENERAL are: THIS BRILLIANT DISCOVERY Brigadier General

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  • Sanwo-Olu to borrow N97.53 bn for N1.16tr budget implementation

    Sanwo-Olu to borrow N97.53 bn for N1.16tr budget implementation0

    Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday, presented the 2020 budget of N1.168 trillion to the House of Assembly for approval. The budget which the governor tagged ‘Budget of Awakening’ has N723.75 billion (62 per cent) for Capital projects and N444.81 billion (38 per cent) for recurrent expenditure, has a deficit of N97.53 billion which would

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  • ICPC seize N14.7bn worth of asset from 32 firms

    ICPC seize N14.7bn worth of asset from 32 firms0

    • NEWS
    • November 8, 2019

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has seized 44 asset worth N14.7bn. The property is made up of mansions, factory and 27 plots of lands allegedly linked to 32 Corporate entities. Spokesperson for the Commission, Mrs. Rasheedat A. Okoduwa, mni, said this in a statement. It said: “The properties whose cumulative

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