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Court verdict: ‘Continue to pay VAT to FIRS

Court verdict: ‘Continue to pay VAT to FIRS

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has advised taxpayers in the country to continue to pay their Value Added Tax (VAT) to FIRS in order to avoid penalties.   The FIRS issued the directive following…

COVID-19 3rd wave claims 500 lives in Lagos

COVID-19 3rd wave claims 500 lives in Lagos

The Lagos State Government, yesterday, said that the on-going third wave of COVID-19 has claimed over 500 deaths at its various isolation centres, saying that the rising cases and deaths which the state and other…

…Ekiti orders closure of bank, eateries for violating protocols

…Ekiti orders closure of bank, eateries for violating protocols

…laments upsurge in cases   The Ekiti State COVID-19 Task Force monitoring and enforcement team has ordered the closure of two popular eateries and a new generation bank in Ado- Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital…

Strike continues as NARD fails to sign MoU

Strike continues as NARD fails to sign MoU

Despite assurances from the Federal Government that public hospitals would return to full operations, the strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) continues, following the junior doctors’ rejection of the Memorandum of Understanding…

Again 16 killed, houses razed in Southern Kaduna

Again 16 killed, houses razed in Southern Kaduna

Bandits release 15 Baptist students At least 16 persons have been killed, houses burnt and one person injured in a fresh attack by gunmen in Kaduna. The attack took place at Ungwan Dooh (Mado) village,…

Plateau killings: Abia, Ogun move to evacuate students from UNIJOS

Plateau killings: Abia, Ogun move to evacuate students from UNIJOS

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has dispatched a team from the state to the University of Jos (UNIJOS) in Plateau State, to evacuate about 200 students of Abia origin attending the university.   This…

PIA: No increase in petrol price yet –PPPRA

PIA: No increase in petrol price yet –PPPRA

Following the passage of Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has said the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, remains unchanged until the ongoing…

S’East attacks: Security operatives nab alleged IPOB/ESN informant

S’East attacks: Security operatives nab alleged IPOB/ESN informant

Police have arrested one Gloria Okolie said to have played an intermediary role in the series of attacks in the South-East by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB).   Deputy Force Public Relations Officer,…

Insecurity: Attacks on Plateau communities, plot to subjugate our people –MBF

Insecurity: Attacks on Plateau communities, plot to subjugate our people –MBF

The Youth Wing of the Middle Belt Forum (MBF), yesterday, vowed to resist alleged plots by the Fulani militia, to subjugate the indigenous ethnic nationalities in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria. It disclosed that…

Concern mounts over rising PoS fraud

Concern mounts over rising PoS fraud

Concern is mounting in financial circles in the country over increasing reports of Point of Sale (POS) terminal fraud, findings by New Telegraph show.   According to financial analysts, the growing perception that PoS terminals…