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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONSIDERS 50 PERCENT INCREASE IN VALUE ADDED TAX TO FUND MINIMUM WAGE

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, and the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler, has said the Federal Government was considering an upward review of the Value Added Tax by 50 per cent.

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO INVESTIGATE MILITARY INVOLVEMENT IN GENERAL ELECTIONS

The House of Representatives has adopted a motion to probe the involvement of military personnel in the just- concluded general election.

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SUPER FALCONS COACH INVITES THIRTY HOME-BASED PLAYERS AHEAD OF WORLD CUP

Super Falcons Head coach, Thomas Dennerby has called to camp 30 home-based players for a preliminary camp of the Super Falcons as preparations for this summer’s Women’s World Cup finals enter a new gear.

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AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER CALLS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA CRACKDOWN FOLLOWING MOSQUE SHOOTING

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for global restrictions on social media following the Christchurch mosque attacks.

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CENTRAL BANK PLANS SINGLE-DIGIT INTEREST LOAN FOR OIL PALM PRODUCERS

The Central Bank of Nigeria has unveiled fresh plans to revive the palm oil value chain to enable the sector to generate foreign exchange and reduce the level of unemployment in the country.

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JAMB TO PUBLISH NAMES OF IMPERSONATORS FOR PAST TEN YEARS

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has partnered security operatives and agencies to curb cyber crimes and eliminate modern cheating methods used by fraudulent candidates sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SAYS PARENTS OF OUT-OF-SCHOOL CHILDREN MAY FACE TRIAL

The Federal Government has said work is ongoing to criminalise parents who refuse to send their children to school, adding that such parents may also be prosecuted.

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NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION GETS 173 MILLION NAIRA FIFA GRANT FOR SUPER FALCONS

FIFA has warned the leadership of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that the 480,000 dollars they paid for the World Cup preparation of the Super Falcons must be used strictly for that purpose and not to be diverted to a private purse. FIFA explained that the money paid would not cover costs incurred by the Nigeria […]

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POLICE AUTHORITIES ARREST SUSPECTED KILLER OF HONOURABLE TEMITOPE OLATOYE

The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, has said a suspect in connection with the killing of Honourable Temitope Olatoye a.k.a Sugar last Saturday has been arrested and is in custody. The police also stated that aside the suspect linked with Sugar’s case, about 18 persons, six guns, nine live cartridges, axe, knives and […]

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PRESIDENT BUHARI PROMISES MUTUAL WORKING RELATIONSHIP WITH NINTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to build a mutual working relationship with the 9th National Assembly. President Buhari who spoke in Daura, Katsina State yesterday noted that such a relationship would smoothen governance and particularly improve the budgetary process in the country. The President also added that one thing he hoped to achieve quickly with […]

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