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FIRS creates e-tax services – TODAY

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has created electronic tax services, (e-tax services) to improve transparency and speed in tax administration. FIRS Executive Chairman Tunde Fowler disclosed this at the third annual conference of the Nigeria Tax Researcher Network (NTRN) in Abuja, with the theme, ‘Revenue Challenges Online and Offline, Bridging the Digital divide in […]

Taskforce, Okada riders at ‘war’ in Oshodi, Lagos

There was pandemonium at Oshodi area of Lagos State as commercial motorcyclists known as Okada riders attacked officials of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) on Thursday.A statement released by the Head, Public Affairs Unit of the agency, Taofiq Adebayo, quoted the Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, that the […]

Edo assembly passes N179.2 billion budget for 2020

The Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion. This followed a motion by House Leader, Mr Roland Asoro and seconded by Mr Ephraim Aluebhosele, member representing Igueben at plenary in Benin. Gov. Godwin Obaseki had on November 13, presented a budget of N177.6 billion to the […]

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Akwa Ibom governor loses father

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has lost his father, Gabriel Nkanang. A message posted on Whatsapp group by Mr Emmanuel’s aide, Aniekeme Finbarr, said the late Mr Nkanang died on Sunday. He was 90 years. Gabriel Nkanang, the eldest son of the late Mr Nkanang, has been authorised by the family to make […]

Edo House of Assembly ‘sacks’ 12 lawmakers-elect

The political crisis in the Edo state has degenerated further with the state House of Assembly declaring vacant the seats of 12 lawmakers-elect yet to be inaugurated. All the 24 state legislators in Edo are members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The deputy speaker of the assembly, Yekini Idiaye, told journalists in Benin […]

Court jails man for N678,000 fraud in Uyo

Justice Achibong Achibong of the Akwa Ibom State High Court, Uyo, on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, convicted and sentenced one Mr ThankGod Nwabuwe to one-year imprisonment. He was sentenced on a two-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence, an allegation preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office. […]

NASU confers excellence award on Obaseki, lauds his indelible strides in Education – Edo State

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has conferred an Excellence Award on the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, in recognition of his strides in the education sector. The award was presented at the Quadrennial delegate conference of the association, which held at Sheraton Hotel in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory […]

WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released a list of candidates whose certificates it had impounded over the candidates’ involvement in malpractices during examinations held in December 1992 and 1993. The council released the examination years and certificate numbers of the affected candidates but did not publish their names. It said they were involved […]

Buhari unveils ambush vehicles, salutes military on insurgency, others | The Guardian Nigeria News

President Muhammdu Buhari after unveiling Made-in-Nigeria Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for Nigerian Army’s counterterrorism and other operations in Kaduna…yesterday President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled Made-in-Nigeria Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to aid the military’s counter-terrorism and related operations nationwide. The facilities, named Ezugwu MRAP, were produced by the Defence Industries Corporation of […]

APC mocks Bayelsa Gov, Dickson, reveals why APC defeated PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday said the outgoing Governor, Seriake Dickson has blamed everyone, including public institutions, but himself for the loss of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the last Bayelsa governorship election, APC National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a statement, said “if Dickson should stand before the mirror, he would […]

We’re living in hottest decade on record

The Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), Petteri Taalas, has said that the current decade is on track to be the hottest on record. Mr Taalas, who made the remark on Tuesday at the UN climate summit in Madrid, said, “We are nowhere near on track to meet the Paris Agreement target. “If we […]

Bayelsa Assembly passes financial autonomy bill

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly, on Monday, passed the Legislative Fund Management Bill, 2019, which signals financial autonomy for the Assembly. The Speaker, Monday Obolo, while speaking during the emergency sitting of the Assembly in Yenagoa, said the bill would help the state legislature to manage its finances properly. The News Agency of Nigeria […]