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Senate Approves 3 Per Cent VAT For Northeast
Nigerian Senate has approved the allocation of three per cent of Value Added Tax (VAT) accruable to the Federal Government in the next 10...
Thunder Strikes 21 Cows To Death In Nasarawa
The bizarre occurrence happened in the early hours of Tuesday at Ashige area of Nasarawa state. The owner has been left devastated, after losing all he had. Meanwhile, a government representative has promised him (the owner) succor.
DSS Castigates Group Calling For Forceful Change Of Government In Nigeria
DSS TO Arraign Seven Judges Next Week
The Department of State Service (DSS) is set to begin arraignment of the seven judges arrested across the country over the last weekend in the coming week. The Agency is currently rounding up its investigations and awaiting NJC's position on the case.
Student
Student Commits Suicide Over ‘Poor Academic Performance’
The deceased reportedly confessed to have taken poisonous substance at the hospital. According to report, she had failed her promotion examination, which resulted to the act.
Ibrahim Abubakar
Ibrahim Abubakar Wins $100,000 Prize for Literature
Ibrahim Abubakar, author of Season of Crimson Blossoms has won the Nigeria Prize for Literature for 2016 worth $100,000. The NLNG sponsored advisory board of...
21 Chibok Girls Freed; FG Releases Names
As Nigerians keep basking in the euphoria of the released girls, the Federal Government, through the twitter handle of the Presidency's Office of Digital Engagement has released the names of the 21 girls released today. See full list...
Senate To Legalise Lobbying
The Nigerian Senate has commenced moves to legalise lobbying in Nigeria as the bill to register and regulate lobbying as a profession passed second reading. The bill is spearheaded by Senator Dino Melaye.
Fury Gives Up World Heavyweight Titles
Tyson Fury is no longer the world heavyweight champion. The Briton has vacated the titles citing health reasons. He was due to be stripped of his titles after cancelling two planned rematches this year against Ukrainian former champion Wladimir Klitschko.
President Buhari
President Buhari Leaves Nigeria For Germany Today
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to commence an official visit to Germany today. The visit will enable him extend talks on the bilateral relations between both countries in recent times. He is expected back in the country on Sunday.
Police Pension
Former Police Pension Boss Embezzled N24bn, Owns 22 houses –Witness
The EFCC witness told the court that Mr. Gadanya laundered the money into separate accounts in Skye Bank between 2008 and 2010. Justice Husseni Baba-Yusuf has adjourned the trial till Thursday (today) for continuation.
EFCC
EFCC Declares Goodie Ibru Wanted
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared one of the popular Ibru brothers, Goodie Ibru, wanted for various offences in a well circulated notice,
FAAN
FAAN Sacks And Demotes Directors, General Managers
Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria has sacked and demoted about 22 directors and general managers. This follows a report by the Presidential Committee to restructure the airport agency headed by the Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita.
Shiites: Mobs Kill 4 Members, Police Reportedly Kill 9 In Procession
It was a procession which turned bloody. A member of the sect was killed in Sokoto. Nine others were reportedly killed by the Police in Katsina state. Three more lost their lives in Kaduna. The Kaduna State Government had on October 7 banned activities of the group.
Trump Is A Danger To The World – UN Chief
U.N. human rights chief, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, has said that Donald Trump will be a danger to the world if elected as US president.
Sttealing
Crime: Man To Serve 60 Days In Jail For Stealing Bricks
The 25-year-old, who was sentenced to two months in prison, stole bricks worth N60,000. However, the convict was given an option to pay N6, 000 as fine.
Ogun Govt
Ogun Lawmaker Urges Amosun To Sign Anti-land Grabbing Bill
Lawmakers in Ogun believe the bill would address problems confronting human rights protection in the state. They also say it would deal with incessant communal disputes among residents.
A Baby Now Sells For N20,000 In Eastern Nigeria
Few minutes after the harrowing birth of her baby, 16-yr old Maria was given 20,000 naira ($65.79) as her share of an adoption deal she knew nothing about.
Gowon, Nigeria's Former Head Of State Faints In Delta State |Nigeria News
Gowon Frowns At Arrest Of Judges, Calls For Caution
The former Head of State urged government to give directives to security operatives not to go outside the laws of the land.
Boko Haram Car Bomb Kills 18 In Maiduguri, Borno State
18 people have reportedly been killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb, believed to be the handiwork of Boko Haram, hit a convoy in the outskirt Maiduguri.
South Sudan Denies Rumours Of President’s Death
South Sudan's government has been forced to come out to openly deny that President Salva Kiir had died following days of rumours over his health.
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