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Taxation: Broadcasters Decry State Govts’ Excess Demands

Broadcasters under the aegis of Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria have condemned the excessive demand for tax from them by state governments, arguing that broadcasters were already remitting taxes to the Federal Government and it was not right for states to demand taxes from them. Chief Sonny Adun, Chairman of …

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Dwindling Oil Revenue, Diversification Threaten Federal, States Govts – Ambode

Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State has said that the diversification of Nigeria’s revenue base as a result of the dwindling revenue from oil poses a threat to the government of the country at all levels. Ambode, who spoke in Lagos at the investiture of the 12th President of …

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Standing Orders’ Forgery: Saraki, Ekweremadu Freed

A Federal High Court in Abuja Monday struck out the suit that sought to remove the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy Ike Ekweremadu from office on grounds that the Senate Standing Orders 2015 that produced them was forged. Justice Ademola Adeniyi, the presiding judge, terminated further hearing in …

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Only Nigerian Voters Know Why They Rejected Us – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said only Nigerians are in a position to say why the party was rejected at the poll in the last general elections. PDP said its rejection despite the achievements the party recorded in the last 16 years, during which it was in control of …

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Rivers: Wike’s Probe Is A Silly Distraction To Cover Up Lies, Deception, Fraud – Amaechi

Former governor of Rivers State Chibuike Amaechi on Monday described the panel set up by his successor, Nyesom Wike to probe his administration as a silly distraction to mask his government of lies, deception and fraud to hoodwink the public. In a statement by the former governor’s Media Office, Amaechi …

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Card Reader Malfunction Cannot Void Election – Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal in Lagos has held that a malfunctioning card reader cannot be ground for invalidating an election. The court held that the Electoral Act (2010) does not recognise the malfunctioning of a card reader as one of the factors that can lead to the nullification of an …

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Beware Of Fraudsters Using My Name To Dupe Kaduna Residents – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has warned residents of the state against patronising fraudsters who go about using his name to dupe people. El-Rufai said some criminal-minded elements were deceiving people that they were very close to the governor and were going about collecting money from them under the …

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Boko Haram: US Condemns Attacks On North-East Villages

Outraged by the killings of villagers in Baanu, Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State on Friday by Boko Haram insurgents, the United States has condemned the continuous attacks of the group on villages in the North-East villages in the country. The US noted while extending its condolence to the …

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Outrageous Bills: Consumer Council Summons Discos

Following recent complaints of outrageous bills levelled against Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria, the Consumer Protection Council has summoned all the Discos to appear before it to defend themselves against the allegations. The council noted that the move was necessary because the council has been inundated with consumer complaints on …

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Godswill Akpabio In Car Crash

Senate Minority Leader Godswill Akpabio has been hospitalised in Abuja after he jumped a traffic light Monday morning along Airport Road in Abuja and crashed near Bolingo Junction close to the Ship House. The former governor of Akwa Ibom State, now Senator Akpabio escaped death after his car got involved …

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