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UTME: JAMB makes N2.27bn in one week

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, made the sum of N2,272,681,643:00 in one week of selling forms for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME, to admission seekers in the nation’s tertiary institutions.

2020 UTME: Remita rolls out guidelines for issuance of e-pin for candidates nationwide

Prospective candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria can now easily purchase their Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) ePINs using Remita, the leading electronic payment platform, in a fast and reliable manner.

CBN: Completed e-payment transactions hit N203 trillion

Electronic payment (e-payment) transactions worth N203.35 trillion were carried out by banks between January and June 2019, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) half-year e-payment figures have shown.
A fire incident occurred at the headquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Abuja on Monday, officials said.

FIRS creates e-tax services

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has created electronic tax services, (e-tax services) to improve transparency and speed in tax administration.
Babatunde Fowler FIRS

Tunde Fowler: Digital economy now new gold

Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, has described the digital space as the new gold in revenue generation in the country.

NIMC: National ID card renewal costs N5,000 payable through Remita

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), says the renewal of the National Identity Card will cost five thousand naira (N5,000) payable through remita.

Minister: Government must be proactive on e-governance for efficiency

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Senator Omotayo Alasoadura, has said that government must take proactive measure to ensure that it was not left behind in the use of technology in governance purposes as e-governance has become essential for public sector productivity and efficiency.
Lagos State University - LASU

2018/19 admissions: Lagos university to extend deadline for registration

Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday said there would be an extension of deadline for prospective candidates to register for the online 2018/2019 admission screening.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 30 fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the approved price of N145 per litre and other offences.

DPR seals 30 filling stations in Cross River

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 30 fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the approved price of N145 per litre and other offences.

TSA: NCS urges federal government to pay for Remita

Nigeria’s computer group, the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to pay local software firm SystemSpec all the funds due to it for the use of its software, Remita, to drive its Treasury Single Account (TSA).
Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye

NAFDAC targets SMEs growth in new online registration

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control says it has embarked on timely online registration of small and medium-sized enterprise products, to improve the sector.

NIMC begins nationwide data update, modification

National Identity Management Commission has commenced nationwide data update and modification for all applicants, who wish to effect changes to the personal information supplied during enrolment for National Identification Number.

CAC: Nigerians to register business names in six hours soon

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) said it was working towards deploying a more robust application to ensure registration of businesses within four to six hours even as it was working towards self-generation of certificates.

SystemSpecs: We’ll promote Nigeria’s interest at US summit

SystemSpecs, a Nigerian payment platform, is set to showcase its financial technology at the 2018 US-Nigeria investment summit.

TSA: Federal government renegotiates fees with service providers

The Federal Government has commenced negotiations with all service providers on the Treasury Single Account in a bid to reduce the cost of running the policy.

Benue deploys remita software to tame payroll fraud

Benue State Government has confirmed the deployment of a new payroll system into the state Civil service in the bid to check fraudulence practices on its payroll.

Benue sacks consultant on salary payment

Benue State Deputy governor, Engr. Benson Abounu, has disowned the consultant it had recruited to carry out staff audit for the payment of January salaries to workers in the state saying it is not known to the government.

APC proposes N14 billion budget for 2018 activities

As the 2019 general elections draw near, the caucus of the rulling All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to consider a proposed budget of N14.82 billion for its activities in 2018.

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The United States of America ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has said the recent visa ban to Nigerians will be reviewed, if certain conditions are met.

US envoy inaugurates emergency health operation facility in Bayelsa

The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Vice-President’s daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, has denied owning a property worth N800m in highbrow Wuse 2 area of Abuja.

VP Osinbajo’s daughter denies owning N800 million property

“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue State House of Assembly has been shut indefinitely to allow members and staff to undergo COVID-19 screening and treatment.

Benue Assembly suspends plenary for members to undergo coronavirus tests

The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.

Benue university pro-chancellor, other staffers test positive for coronavirus

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.

Pep Guardiola: Bernardo Silva’s bad form may be my fault

Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.