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  • farmers

    Tax holiday’ll cost FG N11.6bn

    Omodele Adigun The tax exemption granted the local airlines last week by the Federal Government, may cost the country about N11.6 billion in tax revenue, according to the latest disclosure by industry analysts. President Muhammadu Buhari last week, issued an Executive Order for the removal of Value Added Tax (VAT) from “All forms of shared…

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  • Forex: Boost for economy as BDCs, banks’ rates converge

    Omodele Adigun The convergence of multiple foreign exchange (forex) rates, which begins with the recent unification of the Bureau de Change(BDCs) and banks’ dollar-buying rates, may signal the beginning of good things to come as expert has predicted a swell in the country’s Diaspora remittance due to this. And just two weeks after the landmark…

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    2018 budget: Playing the blame game is not the solution

    IF you want to catch sight of Nigeria’s pork barrel politics which has unfortunately become one of the hallmarks of our democracy, the Federal budget often offers a window to look at the adversarial relations between the Executive branch and the Legislative arm of government. Every year,since 1999,each arm of the government tries valiantly to…

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  • The heroism of the ‘Malian Spiderman’

    When Mamoudou Gassama, 22, saw a toddler dangling at the fourth floor balcony of a Paris high-rise from which his fall could be certain death some weeks ago, he did not think twice before he began a sensational ascent of the building to save the child. In less than a minute he defied mortal dangers,…

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  • Iwobi confident Eagles’ll beat Argentina

    Super Eagles striker, Alex Iwobi is confident heading into the national team’s final Group D World Cup fixture against Argentina this evening. With two goals in his last game against the South Americans in a friendly in Krasnodar last November coupled with the win over Iceland, the Arsenal starlet holds no fear for the Argentina…

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    OAU and sex

    The OAU in the above headline refers to Obafemi Awolowo University tucked away in a sprawling village called Ile-Ife, an enduring cradle of Yoruba culture and civilisation. The sex in the headline refers to the scandal that has rocked the university for some months now but which has happily been resolved in favour of what…

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  • Child marriage and the SDGs in Africa

    Noura Hussein Hammad was forced to experience the misery of child marriage at the age of 15. Despite her refusal, she got married on paper to one of her relatives at 15 years old. Three years later, the husband, along with her family, insisted on completing the official wedding ceremony. Miss Hammad escaped to stay…

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    2019: We’re ready for free, fair elections –INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has affirmed it is ready and committed to conducting free, credible and all-inclusive elections in 2019. INEC chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu, gave the assurance at a one-day national consultation with key stakeholders on importance of women in politics organised by Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) in Benin, yesterday….

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  • Nigeria

    Plateau killings: FG orders arrest of perpetrators

    • Nigerians must not allow religious war –Osinbajo Gyang Bere, Jos Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has appealed to Nigerians not to exploit the prevailing insecurity to plunge the country into religious war.  Osinbajo also disclosed that the Federal Government has ordered the arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of the killings in Plateau State, at the…

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  • BUHARI

    Restructuring: Agitators’ve personal agenda –Buhari 

    • Orders probe of military officers selling community lands Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has given marching orders to the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, as well as the Service Chiefs, to investigate and prosecute those abusing the generosity of communities who donated land to the military by selling and converting some to personal…

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