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President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

[email protected]: Why we love this President

“That’s him, that’s him,” the two old women, wrinkled and bent with age, exclaimed. You could see wonderment and fulfillment in their eyes. And as if on cue, they both began to cry.
Jide Jimoh

Jide Jimoh: We’re giving attention to basic amenities lacking in Lagos Mainland

A federal lawmaker, Jide Jimoh, has reassured the people of Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency that attention is being given to some basic amenities lacking in their area.
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NGO urges INEC to deregister political parties without win in 2019

Dr. Dan Mou, Executive Chairman, Centre for Poverty Eradication, Development and Equal Opportunity (CEPEDEO), says political parties that failed to win at least a counselor seat during the 2019 election should be de-registered.

Nasarawa promises to sustain 100% salary payment of local council workers

Haruna Osegba, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, on Thursday promised that the state government will sustain the 100 percent payment of salaries of local government workers.

Police emolument: Ibrahim Idris gets N3.3 million as rent subsidy

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) will now get N3.3 million annually as rent subsidy in the new emolument approved for the Nigeria Police Force by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Tunde Fowler: Nigeria’s taxpayer population hits 33 million

The country’s taxpayer roll is set to hit 33 million, Chairman. This was disclosed by Mr. Tunde Fowler, Chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB) and Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the 142nd meeting of the JTB in Bauchi yesterday.

China donates classroom blocks, others to Lagos school

The Chinese Consulate in Lagos has handed over two blocks of classrooms as well as other items to St. Patrick’s Nursery and Primary School, Idumagbo, in Lagos as part of its corporate social responsibility project and in a bid to foster better ties between Nigeria and China.
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Katsina government releases N400 million for S-Power employees’ stipends

The Katsina State government has released N400 million for the payment of monthly stipends to 5,000 youths engaged in the newly introduced state-power programme tagged “S-Power”.

Educationist urges continued advocacy to end exam malpractice

Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.

Femi Falana: Nigeria Police effective at international engagements, weak at home

The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public q sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.

FIRS: Revenue collection hits N4.3 trillion

Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, yesterday disclosed that it had recorded a remarkable performance in terms of revenue collection this year, adding that, as at October 31st, it recorded a collection of N4.3 trillion.

Tunde Fowler: FIRS generates N4.3 trillion tax revenue from January to October

The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Friday said it generated N4.3 trillion as tax revenue between January and October this year.

Official: Benue revenue agency to end multiple taxation

The Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) said plans were underway to end multiple taxation and unauthorised revenue collection in the state.

Gunmen abduct three Nasarawa health workers

Unknown gunmen on Thursday abducted three officials of the Nasarawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency (NSPHCDA), along Nasarawa-Toto road.

ATAF re-elects Tunde Fowler as African tax chief

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, has been re-elected as Council Chairman of the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) for a fresh two-year term.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode re-constitutes Lagos Sports Associations

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the appointments into the Boards of 40 State Sports Associations.
Plateau Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)

Teachers Day: Plateau SUBEB intensifies search for quality primary education

When Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Teachers’ Day last week, Prof. Mathew Sule, Executive Chairman, Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), had one concern in his heart – the quality of education in Plateau’s primary schools.

CACOL mobilises Lagos residents against corrupt politicians

A rights group, Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), has kick-started what it described as grassroots mobilisation against political office holders.

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Oby Ezekwesili: Good governance possible in Nigeria

Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.
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2019: Ebonyi teachers vow to “sail or sink’’ with David Umahi

Teachers in Ebonyi have pledged to “sail or sink’’ with Gov. David Umahi in reciprocation of his support to their programmes and activities.

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The National Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA) Dr. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani, has challenged the governorship candidature of the party in Imo State and son in-law of Imo State governor, Uche Nwosu, over his nomination as the governorship candidate of the party in the forthcoming election in the state.