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NBS: Company income tax declined to N1.41 trillion in 2020

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Nigeria generated a total sum of N1.41 trillion from company income tax (CIT) in 2020.
Oyo governor, Seyi Makinde, says he's opening discussions with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to get a sufficient supply for residents of the state.

Oyo governor orders arrest of masterminds of eviction notice to herders

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has directed the state police command to immediately arrest masterminds of the call for the eviction of Fulani herders from the state as police yesterday took position in the troubled Igangan community, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab three notorious ‘Shilla Boys’ members in Yola

The police in Yola on Thursday confirmed the arrest of three members of a gang, notoriously known as “Shilla Boys”.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has said that the coming of a new airline; United Nigeria, has increased the number of domestic flights at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, AIIA, Enugu to seven airlines.

FAAN: United Nigeria Airline‘ll boost our revenue

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has said that the coming of a new airline; United Nigeria, has increased the number of domestic flights at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, AIIA, Enugu to seven airlines.

17 travellers burnt to death in Nasarawa auto crash

No fewer than 17 persons were burnt to death in a ghastly road accident in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

Rotary Club donates wheel chairs to FAAN

At a hand-over ceremony held at the Authority’s Headquarters Liaison in Lagos, the Managing Director of FAAN, who was represented by the General Manager, Environment, Mr. Nehemiah Auta expressed his heart-felt appreciation to the club for their benevolence.
Group Managing Director-Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Kennedy Uzoka, was on Sunday night presented with The Zik Prize for Professional Leadership.

UBA chief Kennedy Uzoka bags Zik Leadership Award

Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Kennedy Uzoka, was on Sunday night presented with The Zik Prize for Professional Leadership. g
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

FAAN conducts facility tour of Nigeria’s airports

The management of the Federal Airports Authority (FAAN) has commenced a 10-day facility tour of the nation’s 23 airports.
The Israel-led blockade of the Gaza Strip cost the Palestinian enclave more than $16bn and pushed more than one million people below the poverty line in just more than 10 years, according to a new United Nations report.

UN: Over 1 million Palestinians under poverty line in besieged Gaza

The Israel-led blockade of the Gaza Strip cost the Palestinian enclave more than $16bn and pushed more than one million people below the poverty line in just more than 10 years, according to a new United Nations report.
The statement said that the Director-General of NIHOTOUR, Alhaji Nura Kangiwa, stated this during a courtesy visit to the office of the Economic and Commercial Counselor, Mr Wu Lyufan, at the Chinese Embassy in Abuja.

NIHOTOUR, Chinese embassy to partner on staff training

The National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) has restated its commitment to collaborate with the Chinese Embassy, to enhance staff capacity building, in a bid to enhance its service delivery mandate, a statement by Mr Ahmed Sule, Deputy Director, Media and Public Relations of NIHOTOUR, has said.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi bans high-speed motorcycles

The Ebonyi State Government has banned the use of high-speed motorcycles for both private and commercial purposes in Abakaliki and other urban centres in the state.

Court dissolves 12-year-old marriage over husband’s refusal to get a job

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday dissolved a 12-year-old marriage between Itunun Osin and estranged husband, Kehinde, over his refusal to get a job and cater for his children

Amnesty: We won’t be deterred by malicious threats in Nigeria

Amnesty International, Nigeria, has reacted to the seven day ultimatum issued by a Nigerian group for it to vacate the country or office large scale civil disobedience at its offices in Abuja and Lagos.
Sao Paulo veteran Dani Alves has taken aim at former club Barcelona.

Sao Paulo veteran Dani Alves blasts Barcelona

Sao Paulo veteran Dani Alves has taken aim at former club Barcelona.
The towing vehicle of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) was on Wednesday vandalised by commercial bus drivers on Ikorodu Road.

LASTMA impounds 15 vehicles on BRT lane

The towing vehicle of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) was on Wednesday vandalised by commercial bus drivers on Ikorodu Road.
Students of Ogun State Institute of Technology (OGITECH), Igbesa, have shut down the institution over the death of a student in the institution’s clinic.

Ogun institute students protest colleague’s death in school clinic

Students of Ogun State Institute of Technology (OGITECH), Igbesa, have shut down the institution over the death of a student in the institution’s clinic.
2. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

#EndSARS: Banks, retailers notify insurers of losses

Commercial banks, financial institutions and retailers whose branches and operations were affected by #EndSARS protests have been sending claims notification to insurance companies.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Lagos warns motorists against violation of traffic laws

The management of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit, has warned motorists contravening the State Transport Reformed Law of 2018 to desist forthwith or face the wrath of the Law.
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Gunmen kidnap three persons in Ondo

Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted three travellers in Ikakumo in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo state.
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Governor Oyetola tells Okada riders to register or stop operating in Osun

Osun State Government has given commercial motorcyclists popularly referred to as Okada two weeks ultimatum to register their members or risk suspension of their operations.
The highly elated Nigerians were flown into the country on board Air Peace airline.

Air Peace begins regular commercial flights to Jo’burg soon

The Air Peace says it will soon begin regular commercial flight operations from its Lagos hub to Johannesburg, South Africa.
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned what it called the silence of President Buhari over protests against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, in the past two weeks.

#EndSARS: HURIWA charges President Buhari to set up assets recovery panel

Foremost rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned what it called the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari over protests against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, in the past two weeks.

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Ebonyi: Gunmen attack police station in Izzi

Some gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked the Iboko Divisional Police Station in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Imo hunter kills lover for ‘cheating on him’

A source in the community told newsmen that the victim simply identified as Chinwendu visited the suspect from her village, Ohabele in Obosima community in Ohaji/ Egbema LGA of the state after returning from Aba in Abia state.
FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.

FIFA favours Patrice Motsepe for CAF presidency

FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed Jurgen Klopp’s claim that Liverpool can no longer hope to defend their Premier League title.

Manchester City in bizarre spat with Opta

Manchester City are in another battle with stats boffins Opta over Pep Guardiola’s managerial record.
A Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019, Chief Charles Udeogaranya, has said that the way things are going in Nigeria, Ndigbo Republic may emerge instead of Biafra.

Charles Udeogaranya: Ndigbo Republic may emerge if South-East fails to produce president in 2023

According to him, “if after 50 years of Nigeria/Biafra civil war and political power brokers do not find it expediently urgent to close this monumental gap of inequality by giving a sense of belonging to the South-East region of Nigeria, then Ndigbo Republic (NR) is inevitable and I will lead the struggle of its actualisation.”

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Austrian star, David Alaba is still waiting on the possible move to either Chelsea or Manchester United before making his final decision on his future.

PSG make concrete bid for David Alaba

Alaba is set to leave Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich at the end of the current season with his contract due to expire this summer.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Bandits kill seven persons in Kaduna

Mr Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, confirmed the incident in a press statement on Sunday in Kaduna.
Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish, has called on the Premier League to continue.

​Aston Villa ban squad, staff from playing Fantasy Football

The Premier League club are furious at a leak of Jack Grealish's injury, which could have inadvertently come from the dressing room.
The highly infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that is predominant in the United Kingdom may be up to 70 percent more deadly than previous strains, according to a report by the government’s scientific advisers.

Oyo coronavirus death toll now 110

Oyo on Wednesday recorded four COVID-19 related deaths, bringing to 110, the total number of deaths linked to the pandemic in the state.

Why religious leaders should not make provocative utterances – cleric

Religious leaders across the country have been urged teach their followers the importance of peace to national development.