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Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Federal government to remove tax exemption on oil companies’ dividends

Dividends paid from the profits of oil companies will no longer be tax-exempt if the finance bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari is passed by the national assembly.

NDIC paid N100 billion liquidation dividends in 30 years – chief

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation has said it has paid over N100bn as liquidation dividends to depositors of closed Deposit Money Banks in the last 30 years. It said the amount was in excess of the insured deposits.
Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Rep. Olaide Akinremi (APC-Oyo) said he would prioritise legislation that would support use of technology to improve electoral process in the country.

Lawmaker: Electronic voting would reduce electoral cases

Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Rep. Olaide Akinremi (APC-Oyo) said he would prioritise legislation that would support use of technology to improve electoral process in the country.
The National Chairman of the All progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, on Saturday presented the party’s flag to Governor Yahaya Bello and his running mate, Chief Edward Onoja, ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi guber: Adams Oshiomhole promises more dividends of democracy

The National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, has assured the people of Kogi State that the party will deliver more dividends of democracy to people of the state and pledged that all electoral promises would fulfilled.

Abia below her contemporaries – APC chieftain

Adiaso, who lauded the efforts of both past and present leaders of the state “for taking Abia thus far”, urged Ikpeazu “to double up efforts to build legacy projects and invest in human capital development so that even when he leaves office, his accomplishments will continue to speak for him.”

Kaduna monarch laments frequent rape of minors

Shehu Idris, the Emir of Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, has frequent cases of rape of minors in the society.

Governor Masari swears in SSG, seven permanent secretaries

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State Wednesday swore in the re-appointed Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mustapha Inuwa and seven Permanent Secretaries in the State’s Civil Service, with a warning to Civil Servants to shun partisanship in the discharge of their service to the people.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

Governor Abiodun makes key appointments in Ogun

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Saturday appointed Mr Olatokunbo Talabi as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Cleric challenges leaders on transparency, accountability

The nation’s leaders, especially political office holders, religious leaders and those in charge of the economy, have been urged to make transparency and accountability their watchwords for the promotion of good governance and for the good of all Nigerians.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi optimistic his cabinet‘ll transform Ekiti

Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that the just concluded three-day retreat of top government functionaries in the state has fired up members of his cabinet and the leadership of the public service in the state for optimum service delivery.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC: Why unclaimed dividends are increasing

The capital market has continued to record high incidence of unclaimed dividends due to the provision of inadequate proof of ownership of shares by investors, the acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Uduk, has said.
Muhammadu Buhari

Don’t forget your promise to run inclusive government – APA tells President Buhari

The Vice Presidential candidate of the African People’s Alliance (APA), Prince Adesoji Adeleke Masilo, has reminded President Muhammadu Buhari not to forget his campaign promise to run an all-inclusive government.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio advises politicians to stop politicising tragedy

A former Minority Leader of the Nigeria Senate, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has advised politicians to run decent campaigns and stop politicising tragedies, as the general elections approach.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Elections: Governor Obaseki canvasses votes for APC

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has implored residents of Oredo Local Government Area (LGA) of the state to vote en mass for the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the forthcoming elections.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Court fixes December 12 for report of settlement in MTN vs CBN case

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, adjourned until December 12, for report of settlement in a dispute between MTN Nigeria Communications Ltd, and the Central Bank of Nigeria, over alleged illegal repatriation of 8.1 billion dollars by the telecoms company.

Isa Yuguda dumps GPN for APC

A former governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda, has formally joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) having dumped the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) which he was the major financier in the country.

Governor Ambode says religious leaders development partners

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday said he appreciated the contributions of religious leaders towards the development of the State.

Anambra governor’s wife tasks women on wealth creation

The wife of Anambra Governor, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, has urged women in the state to be wealth creators by acquiring vocational skills.

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Manchester United go head-to-head with Chelsea in pursuit of Jadon Sancho’s signature

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South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

South Africa on the edge over new radical sect terror group

South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

US warns against travel to Tanzania over same-sex unions row

The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.

Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.