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Value added tax debate saga rages on as Nigeria's Court of Appeal allows Firs to keep collecting it

NIGERIA'S ongoing value added tax (Vat) debate took a further twist today after Nigeria's Court of Appeal decided to keep the Federal Inland Revenue Services (Firs) as the recipient of all monies pending the determination of all legal issues on the matter.

 

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Nigerian Army troops recover 11 rocket launchers from terrorists in Adamawa State

NIGERIAN soldiers have recovered 11 rocket launchers from armed bandits in Adamawa State after launching an assault on their camp in Maiha Local Government Area which was once under the control of Boko Haram.

 

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As a people we need to start seizing the commercial opportunities that are offered by branding and patented products

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Last week, the whole of Nigeria was talking about the unique attire President Buhari wore during his one day official visit to Imo State. However, have we cashed in on it?

[2] I am gobsmacked that nobody in Imo State, a part of the country renown for its commercial clout and industrial nature has spotted the opportunities this presents. Why has some smart tailoring company not moved to name this attire a Buhari Suit and sought to patent it?

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Military sources in Borno State claim Islamic State West Africa Province leader Al-Barnawi has been killed

MILITARY sources in northeast Nigeria have indicated that the leader of the notorious terrorist sect the Islamic State West Africa Province (Iswap) Abu Musab Al-Barnawi has been killed in Borno State.

 

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Evangelical clergymen says men with large manhoods will not make heaven because they promote lust

FIERY evangelical clergyman Prophet Ebenezer Opambour has repeated his claims that men with large penises will not make heaven because they are using them for sinful purposes by satisfying women who shower them with gifts in return.

 

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President Buhari should use his forthcoming address before the United Nations General Assembly to establish himself as a global statesman by outlining the conditions under which the international community will recognise the Taliban government

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Within six months, the Taliban must organise free and fair United Nations-supervised elections. They need to get a mandate to govern Afghanistan

[2] The Taliban must submit to general elections every four years. Nobody has the right to rule a people without the permission of the populace

[3] The Taliban must leave women’s rights intact across Afghanistan. To buttress this point, at least a third of its cabinet must be female

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Up to 7,000 nurses leave Nigeria each year in search of greener pastures according to official data

AS many as 7,000 professional Nigerian nurses leave the country each year for greener pastures according to information just published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

 

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Twitter ban estimated to have cost Nigeria $360m over the 100 days since it has been in effect

NIGERIA is believed to have lost a total of $360m in economic revenue from the suspension of the social media platform Twitter over the 100 days that embargo has been in place according to a group of social enterprises.

 

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Bandits burn down country home of speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly

ARMED hoodlums have attacked the country home of the speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly in Zurmi Local Government Area and burnt it to the ground in response to the recent military operations against them.

 

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Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination to hold million man march in New York

NIGERIAN self-determination groups have finalised plans to hold a million man march in New York later this month to coincide with the holding of the United Nations General Assembly Session between September 14 and 24.

 

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