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Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

Elections: Low turnout in South East

Low turnout of voters are witnessed in most parts of the polling units visited in the South East of Enugu, Anambra, Abia, Ebonyi and Imo States.

Senator Uzodimma calls for justice over Plateau killings

Chairman of Southern Senators Forum, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has sent his deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the recent Jos killings which he described as unwarranted and unjustifiable.

Federal government to remove VAT on residential properties, amends company income tax law

The federal executive council has approved two executive orders and five amendment bills to remove value-added tax on residential properties and amend the company income tax law.

Alcohol manufacturers reject 500% excise duty hike

The Distillers and Blenders Association of Nigeria (DIBAN) says it rejects the new ”astronomical increase” in excise duty being imposed on domestic wines and spirits.

Senate: N30 trillion revenue leakage report will shock Nigerians

The senator, who alleged that the Nigeria Customs Service had not been generating revenue efficiently, said the probe by the panel would enhance the agency’s capacity.

Forex fraud: Senate calls on federal government to blacklist guilty companies, banks

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariffs on Thursday urged the Federal Government to blacklist companies and banks found culpable of engaging in foreign exchange abuses.

Senate urges regulatory agencies to check rice smuggling

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on relevant agencies of the government to check rice smuggling to enhance Nigerian economic development.

Senator Uzodimma cautions fuel dealers not to sabotage Christmas celebration

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise & Tariff, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has cautioned fuel dealers and Tank Farm owners in the country not to sabotage this year’s Christmas celebration by playing politics with the distribution of petroleum products which has led to the scarcity of fuel during the Yuletide.

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