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Outrage over El-Zakzaky’s N3.5m monthly feeding

Emotions ranging from disbelief, anger and outrage have trailed the expose by Minister Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, that the Federal Government expends N3.5 million a month to feed detained Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ite. READ ALSO: Buhari has delivered on his electoral promises – Lai Mohammed The […]
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Reps to invite NIA, NAFDAC over Chinese drugs containing human parts

FG uncovers 800,000 companies that never paid taxes

The house of representatives has resolved to probe the alleged importation of Chinese drugs containing human parts into the country. TheCable had reported that the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) cautioned Nigerians
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EPL: Mourinho set for Real Madrid return

Bank of England hikes interest rate to 0.5% for first time in 10 years

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho is set to take over from Real Madrid boss, Julen Lopetegui at the Santiago Bernabeu. Lopetegui is under increasing pressure at Madrid, after seeing a win-less run stretched to five games with defeat at home to Levante on Saturday. Spanish outlet, El Chiringuito reports that Real Madrid’s Directors have identified […]
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Nigeria’s oil, gas export sale rises by 36%

Nigeria’s oil, gas export sale rises by 36%

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday announced total crude oil and gas export sale of $416.07m for June 2018, which was 35.78 per cent higher than what was recorded in the previous month. Details of the figures contained in the just released June 2018 edition of the NNPC Financial and Operations […] …

Nigeria Air was doomed to fail from outset –Stakeholders

Nigeria Air was doomed to fail from outset –Stakeholders

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Stakeholders in the aviation industry have said the national carrier project recently suspended by the Federal Government was a failure from the outset. A former Director of Human Resources at the defunct Virgin Nigeria, Victor Banjo, on Thursday said the project lacked the requisite structure for success. Banjo and other stakeholders spoke at […] …

Naira abuse: CBN to try offenders in mobile court

Naira abuse: CBN to try offenders in mobile court

Nike Popoola Bankers in the country have expressed their readiness to enforce the law against the abuse of naira notes by setting up mobile courts to punish violators of the currency. They said this during a press briefing after the Bankers’ Committee meeting in Lagos on Thursday. The bankers said they also resolved at the […] …

Power firms holding Nigerians hostage, says Esele

Power firms holding Nigerians hostage, says Esele

Alexander Okere, Benin A former President of the Trade Union Congress, Mr Peter Esele, has accused the electricity generation and distribution companies of failing to fulfil their side of the deal for the privatisation of Nigeria’s power sector. Esele explained that against established timelines in the privatisation agreement, the Gencos and Discos had failed to […] …

FG generates N3.9tn tax revenue in nine months

FG generates N3.9tn tax revenue in nine months

Everest Amaefule and  Ade Adesomoju The Federal Government realised N3.9tn in tax revenue between January and September this year and this is N1tn higher than the N2.9tn realised in the corresponding period of 2017. The Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr Tunde Fowler, disclosed this in a presentation made at the meeting of the African Union […] …

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