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Benue deploys remita software to tame payroll fraud

Benue State Government has confirmed the deployment of a new payroll system into the state Civil service in the bid to check fraudulence practices on its payroll.

Bank customers reduce despite central bank’s campaign for financial inclusion

Despite Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) effort to promote financial inclusion, the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) banking industry statistics shows that the number of customers using financial services reduced in 2017.

VAIDS supported by existing tax laws – Kemi Adeosun

Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has explained that the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) is underpinned by the existing tax laws in the country.

NIMC issues national identity number to 30m Nigerians

The Nigeria Identity Card Management Commission (NIMC) has issued National Identity Number (NIN) to no fewer than 30 million Nigerians.

Witness: How Jide Omokore received $140m in 12 months

Ayilara Abdul, a witness, has narrated how Jide Omokore, a business associate of Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former minister of petroleum resources, used his company’s account to allegedly launder funds.

Nigerians urged embrace social investment programmes

Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes, has called on Nigerians to join the programme and reap its benefits, especially on employment.

VAIDS: Tax evaders’ll be exposed – Tunde Fowler

Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, has urged members of the Institue of Directors (IoD) to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS).

Police warn Enugu residents against bank fraud

The Police Command in Enugu State has urged residents of the state to guard their bank details jealously to avoid being victims of fraud syndicate operating in the state.

TSA: President Buhari govt saves N24.7 billion monthly

The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has continued to save up to N24.7 billion monthly as a result of Treasury Single Account, TSA, policy.

Federal govt disowns fake N-Power recruitment portal

The Federal Government has cautioned youths against being duped by scammers that are claiming they have jobs to offer through the N-Power programme.

NNPC, others operate secret $137m joint venture account – Senator Melaye

Lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has raised the alarm over alleged operation of a secret account by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and other joint venture companies.

Central bank orders banks to suspend accounts linked with fraud

The Central Bank of Nigeria has ordered the Deposit Money Banks in the country to suspend the bank accounts and Bank Verification Numbers of their customers linked with any fraudulent activities.

2018: Kwara govt to engage 10,000 youth farmers

The Kwara State Government, on Sunday, said it has commenced plans to engage 10,000 youth farmers under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) newly-introduced Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS).

Kano govt begins payment of scholarship to 23,000 students

The Kano State Government on Wednesday commenced payment of N300 million scholarship allowance to 23,987 students in various Nigerian universities and other institutions of higher learning in the country.

Deadline for bank accounts without BVN elapses today

The deadline for customers of Microfinance Banks (MfBs) and Other Financial Institutions (OFIs) without Bank Verification Number (BVN) linked to their accounts has elapsed today, January 1,2018.

2019: Senator Ekweremadu wants open primaries, reveals cause of PDP defeat

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has charged the newly elected National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ensure transparent and credible primaries ahead of the 2019 general election.

Stop harassing, intimidating our leaders – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday raised an alarm over what it termed the continued harassment and intimidation of its members by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that the trend should stop henceforth.

VAIDS: Federal govt amnesty on tax defaulter ends March 2018 – FIRS chief Babatunde...

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has said federal government tax defaulters have until March 2018 to declare assets and income via the Voluntary Assets and Income declaration Scheme (VAIDS) or face the consequence.


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Governor Obaseki urges federal government on Leah Sharibu’s rescue, lauds release of 104 schoolgirls

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged the Federal Government to intensify effort in the rescue of Leah Sharibu, who is still being held by Boko Haram insurgents.

Aisha Wakil: Leah Sharibu will be released soon

The founder of Complete Care and Aid Foundation, Mrs. Aisha Wakil, popularly known as Mama Boko Haram, has assured that Leah Sharibu will soon be released.

Court restrains Lagos government from enforcing 5% hotel tax law

The Federal High Court in Lagos has restrained the Lagos State Government from enforcing the provisions of its new Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant (Fiscalisation) Regulations 2017.

Bill Gates’ comments vindicate Nigerians’ resolve to kick out President Buhari – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party says the verdict by Bill Gates that President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic policies are anti-people has justified the resolution by Nigerians to kick out the “dysfunctional” All Progressives Congress and its Federal Government come 2019.

PDP threatens legal action against Kano government over rally

The Peoples Democratic Party in Kano State has threatened to take legal action against the state government for allegedly using the police to stop its planned rally in Gaya scheduled for Saturday (today).

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Suspected herdsmen kill two, destroy houses in Benue

Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday killed two people at Tse Semaka, Umenger in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State and burnt down some houses.

China taking anti-corruption battle to public sector

China has resolved to take its harsh corruption policing tactics to the public sector in President Xi Jinping’s renewed crackdown.

Welder defiles physically challenged girl, lands in court

The police on Friday charged a welder, Folorunsho Galadinma, 22, before an Ikorodu Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 12 year-old physically challenged daughter.

Troops kill four militiamen, arrest 18 herdsmen in Benue

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested 18 herdsmen in the Kwata Sule, Mbayer, Yandev and Kaambee areas of Benue State, who were caught grazing their cows on farmlands, an act which is against the state’s anti-open grazing law.

World Cup: Iceland to face Ghana in friendly

Iceland, who are in the same Russia 2018 World Cup with Nigeria, will face the Black Stars of Ghana in a tune-up game on June 7 at the Laugardalsvellir Stadium, Reykjavik.