Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit to clamp down on ghost companies in fight against corruption

GOVERNMENT officials have announced plans to crackdown on ghost businesses across the country as part of a programme to combat corruption and to increase tax collection under ongoing plans to boost  state revenue.



Progressive Yoruba Youth Council warns Shiite movement to steer clear of southwest

MEMBERS of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have been warned by the Progressive Yoruba Youth Council (PYYC) to keep their protests over the continued detention of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky away from the southwest if the country.



Tambuwal asks British investors to take advantage of Sokoto's extractive industries

GOVERNOR Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appealed to UK investors to consider investing on the state's extractive industries because the sector offers immense opportunities with a decent rate of return.



Buhari tells Nigerians to ignore Nef ultimatum asking Fulani herdsmen to leave the south

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to ignore the recent call by the Northern Elders Forum (Nef) for Fulani cattle herdsmen to leave the south of the country in response to the widespread opposition to the Ruga cattle colony programme.



Mikel set to retire from national team as Eagles clinch Nations Cup bronze with 1-0 win over Tunisia

SUPER Eagles skipper Mikel Obi is expected to formally announce his retirement from international football after the team ended its sojourn at the 32nd African Cup  of Nations yesterday with a 1-0 over Tunisia victory in the third place play-off match.



Eliminating banditry will involve making use of every single body in Nigeria

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) For the first time in a long while, Nigerians are actually debating the way forward for their nation. This Fulani herdsmen saga has forced everyone to accept that the economy simply cannot be run the way it is if the nation is to get out of her current rut 


Sanitation experts call for standardised regulations governing the sinking of boreholes

SANITATION experts have urged the federal government to come up with standardised regulations governing the sinking of boreholes as a means of guaranteeing water supply across the country.



EFCC and NYSC team up to address the menace of illiterates serving claiming they are graduates

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials have announced that they have begun working with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to fish out unqualified graduates currently joining the scheme.



Goodluck urges Buhari to form special agency to deal with insecurity and herdsmen crisis

FORMER president Dr Goodluck Jonathan has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a special agency to specifically handle security issues as a way of tackling the incessant growth of banditry and insurgency across the country.



US clergywoman Pastor Patoir says she met TB Joshua in heaven dismissing claims his powers sere demonic

FEMALE American clergywoman Pastor Daphne Patoir has refuted claims Pastor TB Joshua's powers were demonic pointing out that she met him in heaven last year where she was taken for a vision with the Nigerian pastorpruener.




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