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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

FAO: How to maintain healthy diet during coronavirus outbreak

Amidst the upsurge in the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation has issued seven key guidelines to maintain a healthy diet.
Aminu Bello Masari

Katsina to start exporting tiger nuts, hibiscus sorrel, sesame seeds – governor

The state governor, Aminu Masari, said this in his keynote address during the Katsina State Special Day at the ongoing 41st edition of Kaduna International Trade Fair on Thursday in Kaduna.
The Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Mohammed Nami, who was guest on a breakfast programme of the Nigerian Television Authority, urged all businesses to ensure that they register with the FIRS for VAT purpose.

Federal government begins implementation of 7.5 percent VAT

The Federal Inland Revenue Service has warned businesses and individuals against tax evasion as the Federal Government begins the implementation of the 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax on Saturday (today).

Presidency explains Finance Act 2019

The presidency had made public the breakdown of Finance Bill, 2019, which was submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the 2020 Appropriation Bill, and signed into law by the president on Jan. 13, 2020.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister hails Buhari for signing Finance Bill

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Finance Bill into law.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

President Buhari: Increased VAT will fund health, education, infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the 50 per cent additional revenues to be raised from the increase in Value-Added Taxes (VAT) would be used to fund health, education, and infrastructure.
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Expert recommends body detox for healing, weight loss

Ms Ruth Oghotuama, a Natural Health and Wellness Therapist, has recommended that people should often undergo body detoxification which, she said, was “body reset” for healing certain ailments and weight loss.

Expert harps on healthy dietary guide for children

Mrs Sarah Abagai, the Head of Department Dietetics, National Hospital, Abuja, has called on parents and schools to acquire healthy dietary guide to encourage healthy nutrition for children.

Research: Taking vitamin, mineral supplements may not boost heath

Researchers from the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital found that many popular vitamins had no advantage in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or early death.

Liberia’s youth betting on George Weah economic miracle

New President George Weah is nothing less than revered among Liberia's youth, who view his rise from the slums to stellar success in European football as proof he can also turn around their fragile economy.

Fed govt worries over annual 5,160 deaths by food-borne diseases

The Federal Government has expressed regrets over the death of 5,160 Nigerians yearly from food-borne diseases and urged residents to take food safety serious.

Nestle striding to improve livelihoods with SMS project – Uwadoka

Nestlé Nigeria’s says it is using its Sorghum and Millet in the Sahel (SMS) Project to improve livelihoods across the communities in which the company operates, a top official has said.

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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano distributes 500 gas cylinders, improved stoves

Kano State Government says it has distributed 500 improved stoves and Liquefied Natural Gas (LPG) cylinders to encourage development of alternative sources of energy.
The government has also agreed in principle to co-fund a global clinical trial with the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson to establish how effective their vaccine could be in providing long-term immunity against COVID-19.

Britain secures early access to promising vaccine candidates

The British government on Friday announced that it had secured early access to 90 million doses of two new promising vaccine candidates.
Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted one Niyi Oyelami charged with defiling a nine-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Kidnap kingpin Evans’ co-defendants lose bid to quash charges

The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Friday dismissed the no-case submissions filed by co-defendants to alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has fired a warning shot to Liverpool’s Premier League title rivals, claiming that the Reds are up for the challenge of a fight.

Trent Alexander-Arnold wins Premier League Young Player of the Season

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold saw off competition from Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic to win the Premier League’s TAG Heuer Young Player of the Season award.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki to raise new generation of farmers

Edo State Government has announced plans to raise a new generation of farmers who will set the pace for agricultural revolution in the State.