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Babatunde Fowler, FIRS Chairman

Employers’ union warns Nigerian govt on VAT hike

Nigeria’s influential employers union has warned the Federal Government not to go ahead with a proposal to increase the Value-Added Tax (VAT) charged in the country. On Tuesday, the government announced that a new VAT regime might be put in place after the nation’s upper legislative chamber approved a long-awaited…

Cows used to illustrate the story.

FG to re-construct grazing reserves — Ogbeh

The Federal Government says it will soon commence the reconstruction of grazing reserves across the country. Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this in Abuja when participants of the Executive Intelligence Management Course Twelve (EIMC12) and Institute for Security Studies, Usma Dam, Bwari, visited him. A…

Nigerian Police on patrol

Body found in Jos well

There was tension in Dutse Uku and Unguwan Rukuba in Jos, Plateau State, on Tuesday following the discovery of a dead body in a well. Tyopev Terna, the police spokesperson, confirmed the incident. He explained that security personnel have deployed to the area to ensure law and order. According to…

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Pakistan takes control of 182 religious schools in crackdown on militants

Pakistan has taken control of 182 religious schools and detained more than 100 people as it intensifies its crackdown on banned militant organisations, the interior ministry said on Thursday. “Law enforcement agencies have taken 121 people under preventive detention as of today,” the ministry said in a statement, adding that…

Accreditation exercise at Bakin Kasuwa 1, Gidan chairman, polling unit 006.

Rescheduled Polls: All sensitive election material retrieved from LGAs- Borno REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Borno State, Mohammed Ibrahim, said all the sensitive material deployed for last Saturday's postponed election have been retrieved and secured. Mr Ibrahim, who disclosed this at a press briefing with the media in Maiduguri, said the commission has also retrieved all the 5,071 card…