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South-South Govs to Join VAT Suit

South-South Govs to Join VAT Suit

Governors of South-South have declared that they would join the suit currently before the Supreme Court of Nigeria over collection of Value Added Tax, VAT, between Federal Inland Service (FIRS) and Rivers State. The governors made the declaration after a meeting of the council of the BRACED (an acronym representing the region’s six states of

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Insecurity in Southeast: Peter Obi Calls for Urgent Meeting of Stakeholders

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has called for an urgent meeting of all stakeholders in the South East geopolitical zone to discuss the ‘disheartening’ spate of insecurity in the zone. Obi, according to a press release by his media aide, Val Obienyem, on Monday said major stakeholders in the zone can no longer

Federal Polytechnic Offa Alumni Association

Three Governors and Olofa Billed for Fedpoffa Alumni Dinner

The Federal Polytechnic Offa Alumni Association organises a virtual press conference on November 29, in the build up of her forthcoming fundraising dinner and awards billed to hold on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Avalon Hotel, Offa, Kwara State. Ayoade Adeyemo, national president of the association, while delivering his speech, said that this year’s edition

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2023: For Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 27 September, 2021) Alhaji Baba Ahmed, a Mauritanian cow seller, plied his trade from his country to the Gold Coast (now Ghana) and to Dahomey (now Benin Republic). Business was very good but at a point, his customers in Dahomey, with impunity, refused to pay for his cows.

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Ayiri Emami, a Victim of Vaulting Ambition?

For the ousted Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom, and billionaire businessman, Ayirimi Emami, it is apocalypse. On Thursday, September 2, the man popularly called Ayiri, lost the exalted position of Prime Minister of Warri Kingdom that had given him so much visibility, airs, and clout, to the erstwhile Iyatsere of Warri, Johnson Amatserunleghe who now occupies

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Amenze Killed by Italian Husband, Did Not Visit Nigeria to Marry Father of Her Children, Family Refutes Claim

…Demand Justice from Italian Govt. The family of Rita Amenze, the woman murdered in cold-blood in Italy by her Italian husband because she reportedly filed for divorce after returning from Nigeria where she allegedly got married to the father of her three children, have debunked the claim. Father of the children, Frank Akpoguma, and mother

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Wike Blasts Akpabio, May Bar NDDC Officials From Using Road to Its Headquarters

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday said the political value of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has been decimated since he left the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Wike spoke at the inauguration of the Special Protection Unit Base 6, of the Nigeria Police Force

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At Last, Obaseki to Form Cabinet, Sends Names of 11 Commissioner-Nominees to Parliament

…Appoints Two Special Advisers Barely six weeks to the first anniversary of his second term in office, and over one year after winning re-election, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, is now ready to form his cabinet. Obaseki, on Tuesday appointed two Special Advisers and forwarded the names of 11 commissioner-nominees to the state House of

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World Rivers Day: BORBDA Warns Against Dumping of Wastes in Rivers

The managing director of the Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority, (BORBDA) Saliu Ahmed, has underscored the need to refrain from dumping wastes into rivers. Ahmed said this would ensure preservation of waterways, enhance economic value of rivers, and improve the health of the people. He spoke on Monday in Benin, Edo State, during the commemoration

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