VAT revenue hits N1.1trn, increased by 14%

By Elizabeth Adegbesan Nigeria generated N1.1 trillion as Value Added Tax (VAT) in 2018, representing about 14 percent increase year-on -year (YoY) when compared…

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Rivers APC crisis: What I’ll do at Supreme Court – Senator Abe

Senator Magnus Abe, Rivers South East District, has said he will approach the Supreme Court for a final resolution of the party’s legal problems…

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One killed, 2,000 persons displaced as bandits sack 10 Katsina LG villages

…As Police beef up security in 9 LGAs for elections By Bashir Bello …

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Election Postponement: I won’t resign – Yakubu

By  Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: Against the backdrop of calls by some aggrieved partisans for his resignation, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood…

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PDP chairman, Secondus alleges assassination attempt on Kwankwaso in Kano

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has demanded for immediate explanation from President Muhammadu Buhari and the Kano…

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NEMA distributes food, other items to 9,000 Monguno fire victims

By Ndahi Maram, with agency report National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, yesterday, donated  food and other items to 9,000 victims of fire incident at…

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Police ‘ll be professional, neutral, firm, IGP Adamu reassures

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA–AHEAD of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the acting Inspector General of Police, Mohamed Adamu,has restated the commitment of the police to providing…

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Polls: EFCC lays ambush for hard currencies in major border towns

Warns of voodoo currency in circulation By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA—Apparently…

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AFCON 2019: Omeruo banks on Eagles to win title

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo has tipped the Super Eagles to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Omeruo The Super Eagles are returning…

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Only fools die for politicians

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye A CHAPTER in my new book, “NIGERIA: Why Looting May Not Stop,” is entitled, ‘Dying For Looters.’ It happens all the time!…

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Monarchs decry political tension in Akwa Ibom

By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO–Rising from a meeting with the Commissioner of Police and political stakeholders, traditional rulers in Akwa Ibom State have decried attempts…

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Tax default: Court issues arrest warrant against Jay Jay Okocha

By Onozure Dania A Lagos High Court, sitting at Igbosere, yesterday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of former Super Eagles star, Austin Okocha,…

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NIMASA tasks judiciary on timeliness in maritime suits

By Innocent Anaba The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged the Nigerian judicial system…

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Owie condoles Igbinedion over wards’ demise

BENIN CITY- Senatorial candidate of Action Democratic Party, in Edo South Senatorial District,  Dr. Ese Owie, has condoled with a former governor of Edo…

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Polls: FG shuts borders 12.00 noon today

•Police deploy all its 350,000 officers, men, assets•Army to deploy GOCs, Brigade Commanders, Special Task Forces•Immigration waives visas for accredited election observers, monitors•We won’t…

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Obaseki orders immediate payment of February salaries

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—EDO State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, ordered the immediate payment of February salaries to workers in the state. …

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Coalition for Truth in Nigeria used wrong address – Occupier

WARRI — Occupier of the property located on 28, Deco Road, Warri, Delta State, has denied knowledge of  “Coalition for Truth in Nigeria” which…

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Analysis: Elections and ex-President Jonathan’s Sermons of Peace

By wealth Dickson Ominabo Down the Southern part of Nigeria is a humble man with a temperament of peace. With a political philosophy of…

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APC, Imo community protest killing of party chieftain

…As police disclose killers were in Army camouflage By Chinonso Alozie Members of…

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FIRS generates N23bn from lien on corporate accounts

Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has generated over N23 billion in unpaid taxes from the recently suspended substitution exercise on corporate bank accounts, which…

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Group hails Buratai, Army over election security, sues for continuous loyalty 

Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai and the Nigerian Army over responsiveness to protecting Nigeria’s democracy and the sovereignty of the country. The group, therefore, called…

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ONSA partners NCC to stem influx of fake mobile phones

By Prince OsuagwuOffice of National Security Adviser, ONSA, has teamed with Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, and other government agencies, to find a lasting solution…

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Police confirm attack on Vice President’s campaign train in Ilorin

Ilorin – The Kwara Police Command has confirmed an attack on the campaign train of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday in…

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2019 Polls: Research reveals ‘systemic rigging plot’ in Edo

…Urhoghide, Ogbeide-Ihama, Igbinedion-controlled LGAs possess dubious figures of collected PVCs in 2 years…group tasks INEC, DSS, Police on fraudulent spike in trend As political…

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2019 election: Appeal Court gives final ruling on Zamfara APC

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has cleared the All Progressives Congress, APC, to participate in the general elections starting on Saturday. The court…

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