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Include our youths in the road project & Deliver Quality Job”- BB Shariff, Niger NYCN Chair Charges Dantata & Sawoe

The chairman, National Youth Council of Nigeria, Niger state chapter, Comrade Bello B. Shariff has advised Dantata & Sawoe construction company to include Niger indigent youth during the construction of the 82 Kilometers Minna-Kateregi-Bida Trunk B road. BB Shariff who made this remark yesterday during the groundbreaking ceremony of the project emphasized that the youths …

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Leah Sharibu: B/Haram rejected ransom — Govt sources

The Boko Haram terrorist group rejected the ransom offered by the Federal Government to secure the release of Leah Sharibu. Sharibu, a schoolgirl, is the only Dapchi schoolgirl still held hostage out of the 110 kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group from the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, in 2018. …

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We didn’t kill 250 B/Haram fighters in Maiduguri – NAF denies

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has described as totally fake. a media report that it killed over 250 Boko Haram fighters in Maiduguri, Borno State.   Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the “fake news” said to have been released on …

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Nigerian masses in difficult times – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday urged Nigerian leaders to do more in order to take the country out of its present challenges, saying citizens of the country are going through difficult times. He spoke at the 45th anniversary of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, in Zaria, Kaduna State. He …

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7.5% VAT deductions on voice calls is under FIRS, says Minister

Communications and Digital Economy Minister, Isa Pantami said that the 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) deductions on voice calls and text messages fell under the purview of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Pantami made the clarification in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Mrs Uwa Suleiman, and made available to newsmen on Thursday …

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23-year-old man stabs father, mum to death in Lagos

Detectives attached to the Homicide section of the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (SCIID), of the Lagos State Command have commenced a manhunt for a 23 years old man, one Michael Okhide, who allegedly stabbed his 60-year-old father, one Barr. Clement Okhide and mother, to death before bolting away. The young man was also …

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OAU suspends, hands over lecturer to police for sexually molesting 19-yr-old student

The Management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has suspended and handed another lecturer Mr. Monday Omo-Etan to the police for alleged sexual molestation of a 19 years old female student. The Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju told Daily Trust that after a meeting on Wednesday evening, the management of the …

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Tough issues as Buhari meets economic team today

Four months after their inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari will today meet members of his economic team amid a myriad of economic challenges. Among other issues, the recent economic decisions by the government, particularly the border closure policy and implementation of the Finance Act 2020 as it relates to the hike of the Value Added Tax …

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