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Buhari Nominates 2 Journalists, hi my but 41 Others As Ambassador-Designates For Senate Screening

The Senate on Wednesday received a request for the confirmation of Suleiman Sani as career Ambassador-designate for the Federal Capital Territory. The President’s request was contained in a letter read on the floor by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. The letter reads: “In accordance to Section 171(1)(2)(c) and sub-section 4 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of Suleiman Sani as career Ambassador-designate for the FCT.” In a separate letter on the…

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FIRS: Making Stamp Duty The New Black Gold

By Muhammad Nami This matter of making the Stamp Duty (and by implication tax revenue) the next black gold has occupied my mind even long before I was appointed the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service. I have thought that given the way the Nigerian economy has been experiencing some difficulties due to unpredictable shocks in the competitive international oil market, it would be economically wise that the country begins to activate its latent tax potentials such as the stamp duty which has long been neglected. For me,…

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Buhari Warns Public Servants Against Influence Peddling For Contracts, Jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari has again warned political appointees and other government officials against using their positions to bestow undue advantage on anyone seeking government jobs and other favours, saying this is antithetical to the character of the Administration. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday that Mr President’s repeated warning followed persistent reports of fraudsters using the business cards and purported referral letters from presidential aides and other government officials to solicit employment, contract and other favours. The Minister said…

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Police Nab Foreigners Training Bandits In Niger After Airstrikes

After successful airstrikes on locations on bandits in Niger State, men of the Nigerian Police during clearing operation have arrested two foreign collaborators allegedly training and assisting bandits terrorizing several communities in some Local Government Areas in the State. The two foreign criminals were arrested on Monday, at Bangi, in Mariga Local Government Area. A reliable source, who declined to give his name, said that some bandits had launched an attack on villages in Kagara axis with the intent to rustle domestic animals and also maim innocent lives of residents.…

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Publisher Azuh Arinze Unveils Two New Books

The Publisher and Editor in Chief of YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine, Azuh Arinze, has unveiled two new books that feature success stories of high-profile individuals and lessons from his journalism career. Azuh announced the launch of his literary pieces entitled, Success Is Not Served A La Carte and Encounters – Lessons From My Journalism Career, at an exclusive virtual media event on Monday, June 29, 2020. The first book, Success Is Not Served A La Carte, is an enlightening collection of one-on-one interview sessions with 30 high-profile individuals in the country,…

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COVID-19 Surges As NCDC Confirms 561 Cases, 17 Deaths In 24hrs, Edo Records 119

On the 30th of June 2020, 561 new confirmed cases and 17 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. Till date, 25694 cases have been confirmed, 9746 cases have been discharged and 590 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The 561 new cases are reported from 19 states- Lagos(200), Edo(119), Kaduna(52), FCT(52), Niger(32), Ogun(19), Ondo(16), Imo(14), Plateau(11), Abia(8), Oyo(8), Bayelsa(7), Katsina(6),Kano(5), Bauchi(3), Osun(3), Kebbi(3), Borno(2), Jigawa(1)   Share on: WhatsApp

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Jan-June: FIRS Remits N66bn To Fed Account From Stamp Duty Revenue, Says Nami

on has been generated as stamp duty revenue by the Federal Government between January and June 2020. The Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services, Muhammad Nami, disclosed this during the inauguration of the inter-ministerial committee on audit and recovery of back years stamp duties. Mr Nami while giving a breakdown of the revenue added that the Finance Act has mandated the revenue agency as the sole body to receive stamp duties for the country. “We have collected and remitted from money deposit banks in this year alone, a total…

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Buhari Appoints Prof Adesugba MD Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Adesoji Adesugba as the new Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority(NEPZA), a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment. The President’s approval was given in a letter addressed to the Minister, dated 26th June, 2020 and signed by Professor Ibrahim Gambari, the Chief of Staff to the President. According to a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday by the Media Assistant to Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr Julius Toba-Jegede, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo…

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WTO: Okonjo-Iweala ‘Feels Strong Support’ From Africa, Favoured Candidate

Nigeria’s candidate to head the World Trade Organization (WTO) said she feels “strong support” from Africa and expects African leaders to unite behind one candidate as sources following the race said she is gaining broader backing. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former finance and foreign minister who has 25 years experience at the World Bank, is seeking to replace Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo who announced last month he would step down on August 31, in a surprise move at a critical juncture for the body. Africa has struggled in the past to unite…

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Lagos  Says COVID-19 Testing Remains Free For Those That Meet Case Definition 

The State would like to reassure the general public that testing is still free at all the COVID-19 public testing laboratories for all Lagos residents. Lagosians are enjoined to take advantage of this service if they feel unwell or feel they have had close contact with an infected person. The Government has established sampling centres across the State and has continued to enhance the capacity of the public testing laboratories to examine all those who require testing free of charge. If any resident feels unwell, please lodge a complaint through the appropriate…

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