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Federal Inland Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)Service.

Massive Shake-Up in FIRS, 50 directors affected

Sources at the tax agency said the movements were means of shaping FIRS along the lines Mr Mani believes could fetch him the N8.5 trillion target for 2020.

FILE: FRSC on an accident site [Photo credit: Instagram: @frscnigeria]

Six die in accident along Ogbomoso-Ilorin expressway

The accident involved a truck and an 18-seater commercial bus.

Liverpool Sadio Mane celebrates with Mohamed Salah after scoring the fourth goal (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Liverpool Vs Manchester United (LIVE UPDATES): Unbeaten Reds Face Another Tough Test

Liverpool have won just one of their last 11 Premier League games against United.

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of Pauline Tallen]

EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria’s minister appoints daughter as special assistant

The minister explains that she could appoint anyone that would help her get her job done.

Sacked senators still on Senate website as lawmakers

Dino Melaye, Yari, other sacked senators still on Senate website as lawmakers

A senator who died over four weeks ago also has his name still on the list.

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

ANALYSIS: Why Nigeria’s Vision 20:2020 was bound to fail

One major criticism leveled against the blueprint was that its drafters failed to harmonise the vision with several other national plans running at the time.

The Emir flanked from right with the Waziri of Potiskum, Ali Guza and ssg, Baba malam Wali at Potiskum on friday. photo Joe Hemba.

Bandits Attack: Buhari sympathises with emir but keeps mum on 30 people killed, 100 kidnapped

The president made no reference to the 30 people who were killed during the attack as well as the 100 who were kidnapped.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

#OAUTakeBisiOut: Nigerians call for removal, prosecution of randy lecturer

OAU has already reduced the lecturer’s salary by half.

Kaduna State map [PHOTO CREDIT: Intelligent CIO]

Gunmen kill two in Kaduna community

Two people were injured in the attack.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

SexforMarks: More victims recount experiences with OAU lecturer

PREMIUM TIMES has also obtained part of the audio recording of the lewd conversations between the lecturer and Ms Afolayan.

Emir of Potiskum addressing his subject after return from attack. PHOTO JOE HEMBA

How I survived fatal attack by bandits – Emir

The Royal father disclosed that one of his aides was still missing and his whereabouts was still unknown.

Adams Oshiomhole, National chairman of the APC.

Imo Governorship: We deserve the Supreme Court’s verdict – Oshiomhole

PDP only lost what was never its, Mr Oshiomhole said.

SENATE: National Assembly {NASS}

EXCLUSIVE: Top 20 agencies Nigerian lawmakers will use to siphon ‘free money’ in 2020

The lawmakers conceal projects such as “capacity building and empowerment programmes”, which the ICPC has categorised as “free money without accountability, aside from being difficult to track.”

Naira Notes

Nigeria’s debt rises by 2% to N26 trillion — DMO

The latest increase was recorded in the last quarter of 2019.

Ifeanyi Ubah

Court sacks Ifeanyi Ubah as senator

The court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the certificate of return issued to Mr Ubah.

PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus

Imo Judgement: PDP leaders to stage protest

The 87th NEC meeting was attended by several party bigwigs including former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter.

Nigeria acquires helicopter gunships to fight Boko Haram, bandits, others – Official

“For the Nigerian Air Force, two helicopter gunships have arrived on the 15th of January and we are now in the process of putting them together.”

UPDATED: Nigeria inflation reaches 19-month high

The inflation in December 2019 hit 11.98 per cent — higher than 11.85 per cent in November.

Nigerian Police officers on duty [Photo credit: Today.ng]

14 killed in another attack in Zamfara – Police

A resident disputes the police claims, says over 20 persons were killed.

SSS Officials (Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria)

EXCLUSIVE: How five abducted aid workers were released by Boko Haram

The SSS played a leading role in the release of the aid workers.

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official webpage of the Nigerian Army]

Illegal Dismissal: Nigerian Army suffers fourth defeat in court

The judge held that the compulsory retirement of Mr Arigbe, a Lieutenant Colonel, was “wrongful, unconstitutional, null and void for breach of fair hearing.”

Zainab Ahmad

Accountant-General wrong, new VAT rate commences February 1 – Minister

On Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Finance Act which reviewed the VAT rate from 5 to 7.5 per cent.

Abdulrasheed Maina

Maina gave me N150 million cash, in dollars, to pay for property – Brother

Mr Maina, who is accused of diverting of pension funds worth N100 billion, is facing trial for alleged money laundering.

PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus.

Imo Judgment: PDP demands review, asks CJN Tanko to step down

“In other to avoid an imminent breakdown of law and order, the PDP demands that Justice Tanko Mohammed immediately steps down as CJN and chairman of the National Judicial Council.”

File photo of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari at the 56th Ordinary session of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS)

ECO crisis deepens as Nigeria, other English-speaking countries condemn French-speaking counterparts

The six countries issued the condemnation at the end of an extraordinary meeting of their ministers of finance and governors of their central banks on Thursday.