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VAT Row: Fed Govt Directs Remittance By Firms To FIRS

As the deadline for the remittance of the Value Added Tax (VAT) for August expires today, the Federal Government has told companies to pay to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). This, it said, would accord with the order by the Court of Appeal for a status quo antebellum. Attorney-General …

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U.S. To End Travel Ban For Vaccinated Passengers

The United States announced Monday it will lift COVID-19 travel bans on all air passengers in November if they are fully vaccinated and undergo testing and contact tracing. The unprecedented restrictions had kept relatives, friends and business travelers around the world separated for many months as the pandemic grinds on. …

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Security Of Lagos Must Remain Military’s Priority, Says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has called on service personnel in Lagos military commands to be fully committed to their constitutional responsibilities of keeping the peace and strengthening security in the state. He promised that the state government would not waive its mandate to provide logistics support to all security …

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‘Failed’ Coup Attempt Reported In Sudan

A coup attempt in Sudan “failed” early Tuesday, state media reported, as the country grapples with a fragile transition since the 2019 ouster of longtime President Omar al-Bashir. Top military and government sources told AFP that the attempt involved a group of officers who were “immediately suspended” after they “failed” …

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Anti-Open Grazing Policy Not Working, Says Nasarawa Governor

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has faulted the anti-open grazing policy adopted by some state governments in the country. The governor, who spoke on Monday during an interview Today, believes the programme is not working. “We don’t like the current anti-grazing policy, it is not working,” he said during the …

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EFCC Arrests 30 Suspected ‘Yahoo Yahoo Boys’ In Ilorin

Thirty suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Yahoo boys,’ have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Kwara State. The arrest made by the operatives attached to the Ilorin Zonal Command of the anti-graft agency followed a sting operation carried out at the …

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Sokoto Govt Shuts Down Telecom Networks In 14 LGs Over Banditry

The Sokoto State government has shut down telecommunications networks in 14 of the 23 local government areas of the state. This was disclosed in a statement on Monday by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Muhammad Bello. “About three weeks after it approved an Executive …

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