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Some economic experts have expressed concern over the Federal Government’s decision to base the estimated revenue from Value Added Tax in 2020 by 7.5 per cent instead of five per cent.
The Senate has described the legal action by some civil society groups against its plan to buy official cars for members, as an effort in futility.
The 6,721 concerned Nigerians who joined the suit as co-plaintiffs with SERAP, BudgIT and EiE include: Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) co-conveners, Oby Ezekwesili and Aisha Yesufu; Jibrin Ibrahim; Edetaen Ojo; Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, and Deji Adeyanju.
Former Commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhmmad Garba, has said reconciliation between Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II can only be meaningful until the emir tender unresolved apology.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its readiness to hold next year’s general elections, clarifying, however, that the conduct of the polls in security-challenged places in the North-east would be determined by security reports from the military.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has cautioned politicians, especially incumbents, not to use desperation to retain power as the country prepares for 2019 elections.
The Nigeria Senior Working Group, a group of Nigerian senior civic leaders, have converged on the United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C., to rekindle hope for peace and stability in Nigeria.
The country is warming up to charged elections in two years and the U.S. assistant secretary believes the “2019 election will be critical to Nigeria’s continued prosperity and stability.
The Presidential Investigative Panel to Review Compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement begins sitting in Abuja today (Monday).
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday in Abuja said a series of allegations of fundamental rights abuses levelled against the military were capable of undermining the war against terrorism.
By its terms of reference, he said the Commission is empowered to review extant rules of engagement applicable in the Armed Forces of Nigeria and extent of compliance thereto.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), has denied justifying the re-arrest of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore.
Amazon.com has secured the rights to broadcast top European soccer Champions League matches for the 2021/22 season in Germany, the U.S. company said on Tuesday.
Lille OSC manager Christophe Galtier fears Victor Osimhen might leave the club in January despite penning a five-year deal six months ago.
The Mathematics Certification Institute of Japan on Tuesday said a 9-year-old boy from the Western Japanese province of Hyogo has passed a university-level maths exam.
Capital market operators on Tuesday urged the new Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) chairman to ensure the removal of Value Added Tax on capital market transactions to boost investment in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Professor Emeritus, renowned poet and playwright, JP Clark, who turned 86 on Dec. 6.
The Amnesty Office will halt the activities of vendors who defraud the programme under various guises, Special Adviser to the President on Amnesty, Prof. Charles Dokubo, said on Wednesday.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State says members of his newly inaugurated cabinet are on three months probation during which their performances would be measured.
Ex-Super Eagles coach and captain Austin Eguavoen has said that the only problem he has with the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is neglecting the home-based players by not inviting them to the national team.
Victims of a Ponzi scheme executed by two brothers, Kingsley Nwegwu and Joakin Nwegwu, both directors of ACJEC Global Services Ltd expressed dissatisfaction after they were given a light punishment 2 December by Justice M.L. Abubakar of the Federal High Court, Awka, Anambra State.