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Federal government urges Supreme Court to stay away from Justice Onnoghen’s sase

The Federal Government and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) have asked the Supreme Court to stay away from a suit seeking its intervention in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

Female lifeless body found in Abia community

Residents of Umuabai Afara road in Umuahia the Abia state capital have been thrown into confusion as they woke up Friday morning to meet lifeless body of a yet-to-be-identified lady.
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Kwara PDP faults arrest of senatorial candidate

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused the Kwara state police command of arresting its Kwara South senatorial candidate, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election.

Telcos want federal government to repeal Tax Order 2015

Telecommunications operators under the aegis of the Association of Licenced Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has called on the federal government to look into the Tax and Levy Amended Order 2015 that was signed by the former Minister of Finance in the last administration, Mrs. Ngozi Okonji-Iwaela, and repeal it in order to save telecoms business from going under.
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Lafarge, Fidson to get three-year tax holiday

Lafarge Cement Plc and Fidson Healthcare Plc are part of the nine companies that will three years tax holiday from the payment of company income tax.

Elections: US Embassy, Consulate observe Friday’s work free day

The Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have announced a closure of their offices on Friday, February 22, in observance of the public holiday declared by the federal government.

Minister: Federal government to complete N5.5 billion road project in Osun

The Federal Government on Thursday said that it would complete the N5.5 billion Ila-Oragun-Ekanmeje road project, Osun, before the end of the year.

Minister: Federal government to complete N5.5 billion road project in Osun

The Federal Government on Thursday said that it would complete the N5.5 billion Ila-Oragun-Ekanmeje road project, Osun, before the end of the year.

Court fixes date for judgement in federal government’s $110 million suit against Agip Oil

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos will on 30th April, 2019 deliver judgement in a $110 million suit instituted by the Federal Government against Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited.

Federal government orders 48 hours closure of land, sea borders

As part of efforts to ensure that aliens do not partake in the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly polls slated for Saturday, February 23, the federal government has again , ordered the shutdown of all land borders from noon on Friday to noon on Sunday.

Group demands release of detained Abia N-Power coordinator

Coordinators of the Federal Government’s N-Power programme in the 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Abia have decried the continued detention of the state N-Power Coordinator, Mr Felix Obisike, allegedly by the Department of State Service (DSS) in the state.

DMO: Investors bid N234 billion for N150 billion bonds offer

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the Federal Government’s February bonds received over N234 billion from investors for the N150 billion that was offered.

Minister: Federal government intervention to rescue Arik Air, Aero saved jobs

The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, yesterday said the federal government interventions in Arik Air and Aero Contractors airlines saved the Nigeria aviation sector from witnessing what would have been huge job loses.

Elections: Federal government declares Friday public holiday, excludes bankers

The federal government has declared Friday, February 22, as public holiday ahead of the presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday, Vanguard reports.

Federal government approves visa fee waiver for accredited election observers

The Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for accredited observers and monitors of the nation’s upcoming general elections.

Ex-Governor Kalu: Ariaria market traders promise to re-elect President Buhari

Chief Orji Kalu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Abia North Senatorial District, on Wednesday, said that traders at the Ariaria International Market, Aba, had promised to give at least 65 per cent of their votes to President Muhammadu Buhari in Saturday’s rescheduled poll.

Free Nigerian visa for election observers

As Nigerians go to the polls for the presidential and national assembly contest, the Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for accredited observers and monitors of the elections.

Nigeria’s downstream sector records $56 billion revenue yearly

Nigeria’s downstream sector records a yearly income of 56 billion dollars, Mr Abayomi Awobokun, Chief Executive Officer, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, has said.

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Election: Zamfara APC lauds court of appeal judgement

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State, Alhaji Lawal Liman, has lauded the judgement delivered by the Appeal Court Abuja Division on the party’s primary elections in the state.

Fire service deploy personnel for surveillance at INEC office

Kwara State Fire Service has deployed 21 personnel for surveillance against fire outbreaks at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ilorin, an official has said.

Elections: Police states readiness, reads riot act to troublemakers

Ahead of tomorrow’s presidential poll, the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr. Shina Olukolu, has warned troublemakers that the police and other sister security agencies are ready for them.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation names new Africa director

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have named Cheikh Oumar Seydi the new Africa Director as it deepens work in the continent.

Federal government urges Supreme Court to stay away from Justice Onnoghen’s sase

The Federal Government and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) have asked the Supreme Court to stay away from a suit seeking its intervention in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).