Federal Government To Increase Value Added Tax To Pay New Minimum Wage

The Federal Government said it may need to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) by 50 per cent to pay the new national minimum wage obligation being approved by the National Assembly. The Minister of Budget and National Planning Udo Udoma made this known on Tuesday, adding that the raise, first announced by the Chairman of […]

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LETTER TO BOLA AHMED TINUBU: Portrait Of The Tiger Ambode Rode

Dear Chief Tinubu, The back page of your The Nation of Tuesday 12 March where one of your Rottweilers under the FORGED name “Segun Ibirogba” wrote “Odumakin’s anxiety over vanishing feeding-bottles” has un-paused the button on this serial. I have always wondered why these intellectual almajiris around you always attack me under fake names.It is […]

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Buhari vs Atiku: Why I’m yet to speak on outcome of presidential election – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has broken silence on the outcome of the just-concluded presidential election. Obasanjo said he refused to speak on the presidential election because the matter was already before court. According to him, “It would amount to sub judice if I speak on Presidential election result since the matter is already before the […]

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Bauchi: INEC reveals next action after court ruling

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has challenged the order of a Federal High Court in Abuja, ordering it to stop the collation of the governorship election results in Bauchi State. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner, Information and Voter Education said the commission has filed a ‘motion on notice`, challenging the jurisdiction […]

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Journalists Condemn Attack On Colleagues While On Official Duty

The Osun State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has condemned the attack on its members by suspected thugs at Olomilagbala, Bolorunduro, in Ilesa East Local Government, of the State, when they were out on official assignment. Four Journalists which include; Shitu Abdulfatai of the Channels TV; his cameraman, Kadri Kabir; Rafiu Hammed of […]

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Alake to unveil new 28ft Lisabi statue, charges parents on girl-child education

The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo on Monday urged parents and guardians to ensure that their wards are educated, insisting that girl child education is important. The Alake, who lamented the low level of education among the girls, stressed that there was urgent need for parents to reverse the trend. He spoke at his […]

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NGO Recommends Mock Elections Ahead Of 2023

A Non Governmental Organisation, Connected Development (CODE) has proposed the conduct of mock elections in subsequent polls in Nigeria in order to address grey areas before the actual elections. This form parts of the recommendations submitted by the Ogun State coordinator of CODE, Mr Jamiu Folarin to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after the […]

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PDP Rejects Exparte Order Stopping Final Collation Of Bauchi Gov Election Results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected what it described as the “arm-twisting” of the judiciary and the court by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to unconstitutionally halt the conclusion of collation of already declared results in the Bauchi State governorship election, which it claimed to have won. A statement on Tuesday by the spokesman […]

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