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Federal Government plans to slash 35% levy on imported cars to 5%

The federal government has revealed plans to slash the 35 per cent levy paid on imported cars to 5 per cent.

Agriculture: Dantata Foods in Partnership with RegenFarm UK Pioneers Regenerative Agriculture in Nigeria

One of Africa’s leading food processing and Agribusiness companies, Dantata Foods and Allied Products Company Limited (Nigeria) in partnership with a UK...

Increased cost of transportation, that is why food prices soar – VP Osinbajo

The National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, examined the trend of food prices and...

CBN, Dantata Foods to Create 20,000 Job opportunities in Cross River State

The Central Bank of Nigeria, Dantata Foods and Allied Products Company Limited in partnership with the Cross River State has confirmed commitment...

Dangote exempted from border closure – report

The Nigerian government has allowed Dangote Cement to resume exports across its land borders, Bloomberg reports. This is despite...

Tariff Hike: We have not received directive on new electricity tariff suspension -Discos

Electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in the country say they have not received any directive on the suspension of the increased electricity tariff...

English in Twos

English in Twos: Episode 25

Education is the most powerful weapon, Nelson Mandela says, which we can use to change the world.  This article...

ASUU: FG alone can’t finance universities in Nigeria – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the Federal Government alone can’t finance universities in Nigeria. Buhari said the private...

English in Twos: Episode 24

Education is the most powerful weapon, Nelson Mandela says, which we can use to change the world. This article...

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Covid-19: State Govts, School administrators can fully reopen schools now – FG

The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country.Schools...

Petrol price will go higher than ₦162/Liter – Oil Marketers

Fuel marketers across the country adjusted their pump prices on Thursday to between N158 and N162 per litre of petrol, saying a...

Every Bank Account Holder to obtain Self-Certification Form – FG

The federal government says every person that owns an account with financial institutions has to undergo a self-certification process.

FAAC: FG, States, LGAs share N682.060 billion for August

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee has shared a total of N682.060 billion August 2020 Federation Account revenue to the Federal, States and...

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The House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, on Monday, fumed at the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, who sent a...

FOPASE UNIVERSITY COTONOU, BENIN REPUBLIC CONFERS HONORARY DOCTORATE DEGREE ON ARC AMINU DABO

By Abdullahi Usman The Institute Superieur Fopase University Cotonou, Benin Republic on Sunday conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree (PhD)...

Federal Government to exempt minimum wage earners from personal income tax over rising inflation -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed an exemption of minimum wage earners from personal income tax. The proposal, which will...

Open Latter To Baba Buhari On The Need To Avert Nigeria From Going into Depression

By Abba Dukawa Officially Nigeria has entered its second recession in five years as official figures published on Saturday...

US Celebrates Nigerian doctor who helped Pfizer develop COVID-19 vaccine

The US embassy in Nigeria has celebrated Onyema Ogbuagbu, a Nigerian-born researcher and medical doctor, for his role in the development of...

English in Twos: Episode 25

Education is the most powerful weapon, Nelson Mandela says, which we can use to change the world.  This article...

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Terrorism: CBN Freezes 20 #EndSARS Campaigner’s accounts

The Central Bank of Nigeria was granted permission to freeze the accounts of 20 #EndSARS campaigners after linking the funds in their...

Insecurity: Buratai meets top commanders

The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, is presently holding a meeting with Principal Staff Officers and top army commanders...

President Buhari orders deploys more troops to Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies for immediate deployment of their officials to Zamfara State following the gory episode that claimed...

Finally, IGP bows to pressure, disbands SARS

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has bowed to #EndSARS pressure, announced the dissolved of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the...

Rape: Kaduna assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna house of assembly has approved castration as punishment for those convicted of rape. This follows the passage...

Education

Strike: FG agrees to pay ASUU additional N15bn for earned allowances

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the Federal Government has agreed to pay an additional N15...

NANS threatens protest, gives FG, ASUU 14-day ultimatum

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has resolved to organise a nationwide mass protest for the immediate reopening of all universities...

WAEC postpones exam for private candidates

The West African Examinations Council, on Monday, announced the postponement of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates...

Strike: We are ready to go back to work only when our demands are met – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it is willing to suspend the protracted strike action only when the federal government...

Economy

Federal Government to exempt minimum wage earners from personal income tax over rising inflation -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed an exemption of minimum wage earners from personal income tax. The proposal, which will...

Recession: NECA calls for urgent economic recovery effort

The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has called for urgent economic recovery effort in view of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data...

Reps summons CBN, NNPC chiefs over non-remittance of oil revenue

The House of Representatives has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari; and the Governor of...

Tarriff Hike: DisCos return back to new electricity tariff

The electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in the country have begun the implementation of the new electricity tariff. The DisCos...

Health

US Celebrates Nigerian doctor who helped Pfizer develop COVID-19 vaccine

The US embassy in Nigeria has celebrated Onyema Ogbuagbu, a Nigerian-born researcher and medical doctor, for his role in the development of...

SALCASUN Celebrates Global Strategy for the elimination of Cervical Cancer with Passion

By Abubakar Sadiq Save a life Cancer Awareness and Support Network (SALCASUN) in collaboration with Community Health and Research...

WHO endorses protocol for Covid-19 herbal medicine trials

The World Health Organization (WHO) endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments for the coronavirus and other...

JOHESU suspends nationwide strike

A seven-day warning strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Professionals, JOHESU, has been suspended.

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Reps fumes as Finance Minister abandons budget panel for economic summit

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Defection: Group urged Ebonyi lawmakers to impeach Gov Umahi

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Federal Government plans to slash 35% levy on imported cars to 5%

The federal government has revealed plans to slash the 35 per cent levy paid on imported cars to 5 per cent.

Recession: NECA calls for urgent economic recovery effort

The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has called for urgent economic recovery effort in view of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data...

Insecurity: Abuja-Kaduna express way is back to normal – Army

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that recent media reports that motorists had abandoned the Abuja-Kaduna highway because of insecurity are misleading.

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