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FIRS considers collection of road tax from hairdressers and carpenters

Executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami has disclosed the agency's plan to make the informal sector contribute to building a modern society. Nami who received a delegation of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) led by Chris Isiguzo,...

Politician Garba Adamu hails President Buhari for ‘taking care’ of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu

Former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba has praised President Buhari for "taking care" of detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, in prison. Sharing photos of Kanu in court on Thursday, October 21, Garba wrote; “Buhari knows how to...

FG accuses IPOB of attacking 164 police stations and killing 175 security operatives

The federal government has accused proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) of attacking 164 police stations across the country Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami disclosed this at a press conference on Friday October 22. Malami also alleged that members of...

Several feared dead as pipeline explodes in Rivers community

Many people have been feared dead following the explosion of a petrol pipeline at Rumuekpe community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State. The incident which occurred on Thursday October 21 has been blamed on oil bunkering activities, and community sources told...

Kano state approves N97m for 47 football teams

Kano State Executive Council has approved N97 million to support 47 football clubs playing in the National League. Commissioner for Information, Muhammed Garba, disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday in Kano. Garba said that the fund would help...

FG blames IPOB for Lagos #EndSARS attacks, looting of Oba’s palace and other crimes

The federal government has blamed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its military wing, the Eastern Security Network (ESN), for some violent attacks in Lagos and other parts of the country during the October 2020 #EndSARS protest. Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar...

NCC alerts telecom consumers on Flubot Malware

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted Nigerian telecom consumers of the existence of new, high-risk and extremely-damaging Malware called Flubot. Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Director of Public Affairs at NCC said information received from the Nigeria Computer Emergency Response Team (ngCERT), reveals that...

I was in heaven last week, today I’m in hell – Patrick Eholor, the Canadian resident who was arrested while speaking to journalists during...

Patrick Eholor, the man who flew in from Canada last week and was arrested while speaking to journalists during #EndSARS protest memorial at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos yesterday October 20, has opened up on his experience after being...

Officers who manhandled a man at scene of End SARS anniversary will face an internal orderly trial – LNSA says

The Lagos State Neighbourhood Agency (LSNA) has said that it has summoned its officers seen manhandling a man in a viral video from the scene of the End SARS anniversary. A statement released by the Agency said the General Manager of the Agency, Prince Ifalade...

Details of Buhari’s meeting with Turkey President, Erdogan emerge

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja heaped praises on Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan for opening his country’s borders to accommodate millions of refugees in dire need of humanitarian support. Sociend Media gathered that Erdogan arrived in Nigeria last...

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FIRS considers collection of road tax from hairdressers and carpenters

Executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami has disclosed the agency's plan to make the informal sector...