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Banditry: Mob burn down Sokoto security commissioner's house

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- Youth allegedly angered by the absence of Sokoto State's commissioner for security and career service, Garba Moyi, at a meeting over incessant killings and abductions in their are... Read More


Banditry: Sokoto residents express mixed reactions over shutdown of telecoms services

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- Residents of Sokoto metropolis on Wednesday expressed mixed reactions over the shutdown of telecommunications services in the state. The Sokoto State government announced on Mond... Read More


Despite controversies, FG targets N2.2trn from VAT in 2022

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- The federal government is looking to get about N2.26 trillion from the Value Added Tax federation account in 2022. It is also expecting another N10.5 trillion from the main feder... Read More


Ogun govt, Okada riders set for showdown over registration fees

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- Commercial motorcyclists in Ogun state have rejected the government directive to register at one of the state's designated registration points across the state within ten days or ... Read More


Challenging COVID-19 protocols air travellers must know about, By Hakeem Jamiu

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- I am compelled to relay my recent travel experience for other intending travellers to learn from and be guided against, so that they do not get stranded, especially those transiti... Read More


Nigerian govt says it could borrow more through Eurobonds, gives conditions

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- Nigerian could look the way of Eurobonds to tap new debt the government needs to bridge a gap in its spending plan for 2021. Offers for a similar issuance on Tuesday were way hig... Read More


Nigerian stocks deepen loss amid investors' reluctance to hold bank shares

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- Nigerian stocks encountered more strain on Wednesday as the benchmark index slowed 0.05 per cent to its lowest point in more than six weeks and trading activity remained subdued, ... Read More


Reps task CBN, NCC on refund of money to victims of ATM, web fraud

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- The House of Representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to ensure all monies lost as a result of Card/ ATM and web-base... Read More


We'll support whoever you pick as successor even if he's cripple, senator tells governor

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- A Nigerian senator has vowed to support whoever his state governor 'brings up' as his successor, even if the person is impaired. "Even if you bring a cripple, we will support you... Read More


New Electoral Act ready for presidential assent in two weeks - Senate spokesperson

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- Spokesperson of the Nigerian Senate, Ajibola Basiru, has said the National Assembly will make available the new Electoral Bill for President Muhammadu Buhari for assent in two wee... Read More