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Nigerians To Pay VAT For Digital Services – Finance Minister

Nigerians may have to pay more for digital services as the Federal Government has introduced a policy requiring foreign companies that provide digital services in the country to collect and remit Value Added Tax to the Federal Inland Revenue Service. ...

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tension

Tension In Foods, Drinks Sector Over Expatriate Quota Abuse

*456 foreigners in 41 companies in the sector doing jobs Nigerians can do *4 such companies account for 186 expatriates *Fruit juice firm holds expatriates in excess of 65; flour miller 43; another fruit juice firm 45 excess *Persistent influx ...

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Fisayo Soyombo

Investigative journalist detained over story on high-level police corruption released

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered the detention of investigative journalist, ‘Fisayo Soyombo, at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. It was learnt that Soyombo, the founder of the Foundation for Investigative Journalism, was detained on Monday when he ...

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buhari

Reps approve Pres. Buhari’s $5.8bn loan request, $10m grant

The House of Representatives has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for a $5.8 billion loan and grant of $10 million. The president had in May, in a letter to the two chambers of the National Assembly, requested to borrow not ...

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Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation

Omicron Red List: FG to ban flights from Canada, UK, Saudi Arabia as from Tuesday

The federal government says it will restrict airlines coming from Canada, United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia into Nigeria from Tuesday, December 14. Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, who disclosed this on Sunday in Lagos explained that it was to reciprocate ...

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defense

Troops kill 62 terrorists, 192 terrorists surrender in two weeks – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters has announced that 62 bandits in the Northwest and North Central geo-political zones were killed by troops in the last two weeks.  Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brigadier-Geneneral Bernard Onyeuko who gave an update on military operations ...

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debt

Osun lotto operator sets self ablaze over debts

An operator of a gambling house resident in Ikire, Osun State, simply identified as Seyi, has reportedly committed suicide by setting himself ablaze. It was gathered that the deceased, whose kiosk is located in the Centre area of Ikire, locked ...

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sanwoolu

COVID-19: Attendees at social gatherings must present vaccination cards in Lagos — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared that one of criteria to attend social gathering in the state, is presentation of COVID-19 vaccination card or digital bar code page showing at least first dose.  The governor made this known in ...

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British High Commission in Lagos

UK suspends processing of visitor visa applications from Nigeria

The British High Commission has put on hold visitor visa applications from all red list countries, which includes Nigeria. Recall that in the early hours of Sunday, December 5, the country announced that it has added Nigeria to its travel ...

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dowen college

Dowen college: No arrest made yet, Lagos CP orders probe into Sylvester’s death

No arrest has been made in connection with the gruesome death of 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni, who was a boarding student of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos. The PUNCH had earlier reported that the father of the deceased student alleged that the Junior ...

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