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TraderMoni, MarketMoni beneficiaries doing well, paying back their loans – Osinbajo

Olusola Elijah Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that feedback from the field and testimonies indicate that the TraderMoni and MarketMoni beneficiaries are doing very well and are paying back their loans. Spokesman of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said the vice president had an interaction with newsmen after his assessment visit to…
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APC clears five more Governorship aspirants in Kogi

Olusola Elijah The battle for the All Progressives Congress(APC) primary ticket ahead of Kogi State gubernatorial election in November has taken another dimension as the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party cleared five more aspirants, making it a total of eight…

Buhari appoints new NDDC Board, sacks interim management

Olusola Elijah President Muhammadu Buhari, has, subject to Senate confirmation, approved the appointment of the new Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board. This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by Olusegun A. Adekunle, Esq, (KJW) Permanent…

Buhari sacks Christian Pilgrims Commission Secretary alleged of corruption in 2018

Olusola Elijah President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate termination of the appointment of Rev. Tor Uja as the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC). This is contained in a statement issued by Willie Bassey, Director of Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), in Abuja on Tuesday, the government said the action…
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Court remands four men over alleged kidnap of teenage girl

Olusola Elijah The Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Kaduna, has on Tuesday ordered that four men who allegedly abducted a teenage girl be remanded in prison pending legal advice. The police charged Mohammed Musa, 25 ; Suleiman Umar, 27, Sunajo Ibrahim, 26 and…

Rape scandal: COZA Pastor, Fatoyinbo, in police custody

Olusola Elijah The Nigerian Police has confirmed that the Senior Pastor and founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo is in its custody for questioning over rape allegations levelled against him by Busola, a celebrity photographer and wife of…

Buhari’s Govt desperate to bring Obasanjo down- Atiku

Olusola Elijah The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari led government of its desperation to frame former President Olusegun Obasanjo in order to stop him from criticising the administration Atiku made this known in a statement issued by his media office. He also…
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NYSC begs corps members to marry amongst themselves

Olusola Elijah The Director-General of National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advised corps members to inter-marry. Mr Ibrahim made the call on Monday during a visit to the NYSC permanent orientation camp in Wamakko, Sokoto State. The official…
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FIRS to begin 5% VAT charge on online transactions as from January 2020

Olusola Elijah Executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, has revealed that the agency would start charging five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on domestic and international online transactions as from January 2020. Mr Fowler made this known on Monday at the African Tax Administration Forum Technical Workshop held in Abuja. The Federal Government had…
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