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Customs limits e-auction to TIN carriers

Customs limits e-auction to TIN carriers

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday said that only persons with valid Tax Identification Number (TIN) would have access to log in and bid for auctioned items of their choice. Its Public Relations Officers, Joseph Attah,…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infection rate continues to drop with 290 new cases

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infection rate continues to drop with 290 new cases

  Nigeria’s COVID-19 new infection rate has continued to drop as the country, on Monday, reported 290 new cases of coronavirus. Nigeria Disease Control Centre (NCDC), also recorded five additional deaths, bringing the total number…

JUST IN: Secret Service escorts Trump from news briefing after shooting outside White House

JUST IN: Secret Service escorts Trump from news briefing after shooting outside White House

  Donald Trump has been escorted out of a press briefing by a Secret Service agent after a shooting outside the White House. The US president was just minutes into a statement to the media…

NUPENG calls off strike as Sanwo-Olu wades in 

NUPENG calls off strike as Sanwo-Olu wades in 

  Muritala Ayinla After hours of marathon meetings and deliberations, the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has finally called off its strike which commenced earlier on Monday. New Telegraph learnt that…

COVID-19: Low turnout as Lagos churches reopen

COVID-19: Low turnout as Lagos churches reopen

  Many churches in Lagos, yesterday, witnessed low turnout on the first Sunday of reopening after 20 weeks of lockdown owing to COVID- 19 pandemic. Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu had, on Saturday, August 1, 2020…

Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Northern leaders differ on power shift

Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Northern leaders differ on power shift

Mixed reactions, ye s t e rday, trailed the position of Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, that power should shift to the South in 2023. While the apex Igbo body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, commended the…

Apapa gridlock: Lagos donates land for trailers’ park

Apapa gridlock: Lagos donates land for trailers’ park

The disturbing gridlock created along Apapa corridor in Lagos State by heavy-duty trucks clogging the major highways may soon fade away, if the actions being taken by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu fully materialise.   Sanwo-Olu revealed…

NIPOST to FIRS: Stamp Duty money collected in TSA

NIPOST to FIRS: Stamp Duty money collected in TSA

…says CBN opened collection account   The raging tussle between the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) over Stamp Duty collection continued yesterday with fresh revelation by NIPOST that the payment…

FG set to pay N22.6bn to ex-Nigeria Airways staff

FG set to pay N22.6bn to ex-Nigeria Airways staff

The Federal Government is wrapping up plans to offset the remaining 50 per cent of severance package, amounting to N22.6 billion, to ex-employees of defunct Nigeria Airways, New Telegraph reliably gathered over the weekend.  …

COVID-19: Obasanjo tests negative

COVID-19: Obasanjo tests negative

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has tested negative for coronavirus.   Obasanjo’s Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, disclosed this in a statement made available to reporters in Abeokuta yesterday.   Akinyemi said the former…