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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has stated that Nigeria refused to endorse the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Minimum Corporate Tax Agreement because it does not serve the overall interest of the country.
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Amid security reports that some of those parading as commercial motorcyclists are indeed hoodlums and bandits, who have invaded Lagos, the State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit, the Task Force, said it will intensify the crushing of seized motorcycles.
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that his ability to attend to complex and sensitive issues when President Muhammadu Buhari was on medical vacation overseas stands him in good stead to lead the country from 2023.
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Worried by Nigeria’s current financial challenges, the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has been tasked to use technology and its newly commissioned portal to quickly address government's dwindling revenue profile across the board.
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For defiling a nine-year-old schoolgirl in a barrack, a Lagos Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, yesterday, sentenced a dismissed police officer, Mohammed Alidu, to life imprisonment.
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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, struck out the suit filed by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele.
Breaking News:
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Barring last minute changes, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will today screen its presidential aspirants for the 2023 general elections after earlier postponements.
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A Coalition of Election Monitors and Observers (CEMO) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against assenting to the recent Electoral Act 2022 amendment bill because preparations for the 2023 general elections are already in full gears.
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The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Wabote, has stated that about 400,000bpd is expected from the rehabilitation of NNPC refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri, and Kaduna using target performance of not less than 90 per cent of nameplate capacity.
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With 65 per cent of the global arable land and available cutting-edge technologies, Africans cannot afford to go to the rest of the world with bowls in their hands begging for food.
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Amid security reports that some of those parading as commercial motorcyclists are indeed hoodlums and bandits, who have invaded Lagos, the State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit, the Task Force, said it will intensify the crushing of seized motorcycles.

News

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Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, yesterday, expressed concern about corruption cases being lost to technicalities at various courts nationwide.
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Ondo State Security Network Agency, also known as “Amotekun Corps”, yesterday, said it arrested 4,000 criminal suspects within five months.
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Former Secretary of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Anthony Sani, has criticised the position of the South and Middle Belt that the abandonment of rotational presidency in 2023 may compromise the country’s unity.
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World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said the current outbreak of Monkeypox is evolving, even as it expects more cases to be identified as surveillance expands in non-endemic countries.
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The Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuma Soludo, has expressed his administration’s determination to tackle the security situation in the state.
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The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, has developed the off-grid electrification strategy and action plan with support from the British-funded “Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility” (ACE TAF).
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Contrary to media reports, management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has clarified that the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Act does not make provision for telecoms tax as source of funding health insurance coverage for vulnerable Nigerians.
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Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, dismissed a suit filed by Attorneys-General (AGs) of the 36 states (AGs) and the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) opposing the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit’s (NFIU) guidelines on local government spending.
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Former Minister of Transportation and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Amaechi, has promised to address insecurity and poverty, if given opportunity to be president in 2023.

Sports

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The Federal Government, yesterday, named Abuja-based medical doctor and PR consultant, Dr. Henry Onyia Nzekwu, as head of a 10-man interim management committee to oversee the development of Nigerian basketball.
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The 2022 Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Polo Tournament gallops off today at the Fifth Chukker Lawns of Kangimi Resort, Kaduna, with teams from across the country vying for honours.
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Former Super Eagles’ defender, Ifeanyi Udeze, has described scouts’ apathy to grassroots football championships as a big disservice to the country.
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A professional development fund to help in producing young and talented golfers has been set up by Ikeja Golf Club.
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Kano Pillars, Benue Buffaloes, Confluence Stars, Rima Queens and Safety Babes all recorded victories in their opening fixtures at the ongoing Prudent Energy Handball Premier League Phase One holding at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.
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Ibeju Lekki, at the weekend, emerged champions of the 2021/2022 Club Cricket Committee (CCC) League Division One, while Ibadan Metropolitan Cricket Club (IMCC) clinched the Division Two trophy.

Latest

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Barring last minute changes, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will today screen its presidential aspirants for the 2023 general elections after earlier postponements.
2 hours ago
A Coalition of Election Monitors and Observers (CEMO) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against assenting to the recent Electoral Act 2022 amendment bill because preparations for the 2023 general elections are already in full gears.
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Improving Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) in a small business requires commitment to hiring a diverse workforce and engaging them once hired, Human Resource (HR) experts have said.
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The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Wabote, has stated that about 400,000bpd is expected from the rehabilitation of NNPC refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri, and Kaduna using target performance of not less than 90 per cent of nameplate capacity.

Editorial

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By joining their university counterparts to stay away from work, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)’s strike last week can only lead to grinding the wheel of public higher education to a complete halt.

Features

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Experts have called for legal professionals involvement in digital assets to checkmate fraud and shed light on the sector.

Editor's Pick

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Nigeria’s output grew by 3.1 per cent in real-time in the first quarter but the expansion lags modestly from the 4.2 per cent annualised growth projected by the Federal Government in its yearly budget framework.
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Telecom operators have faulted the planned new tax on telephone users in the country by the Federal Government, describing it as badly intended.
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Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, yesterday, expressed concern about corruption cases being lost to technicalities at various courts nationwide.
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World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said the current outbreak of Monkeypox is evolving, even as it expects more cases to be identified as surveillance expands in non-endemic countries.

Business

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The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) reopened on a downward note yesterday, as profit-taking in Presco and 23 stocks dragged capitalisation by N37 billion.
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President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has urged state governments to prioritise the creation of an enabling environment to attract more private sector investment.
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The Federal Government has approved a plan to incentivise and further harness Nigeria's digital innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Columnists

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The rule of law must be allowed to triumph in the matter of the barbaric murder of Deborah Samuel no matter whose ox is gored.
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Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor and the attorney General of the federation are leading in getting Nigeria enslaved and conquered as they indulge in scamish charity, and dare Nigerians to do their worst.
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution has already become definitive of the twenty-first century, and the Nigerian civil service system cannot afford to keep struggling to key into the fundamentals of a new age that has transformed human sensibilities and ethos in many radical ways, from the way we work to the ways we organize our lives and existence.

Guardian Life

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With ongoing talks about the sequel, "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever", it is uncertain how T'Challa, played by the late Chadwick Boseman will be portrayed in the expected film. However, numerous members of the team have spoken about how the sequel will respect Boseman's legacy. T'Challa will not be recast, nor will the character be digitally…
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Nigerian artiste Orezi has hinted at a collaboration with Grammy award-winning singer Wizkid.  The You Garrit singer hinted at an upcoming collaboration with Wizkid in a tweet shared on Sunday evening.  Orezi x Big Wiz — MR RAGGAMOFIN (@iamorezi) May 22, 2022 He tweeted, "Orezi x Big Wiz." Orezi's collaboration with Wizkid would not be the first…
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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger have welcomed their second child together.  The Guardians of the Galaxy actor and his author wife on Sunday night announced the birth of their baby in separate posts on their respective Instagram accounts. The caption read, "We are so excited to announce the birth of our second daughter, Eloise Christina Schwarzenegger Pratt."…
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Pizza is a unique cuisine that is both nutritious and appropriate for all kinds of occasions.  Pizza is an Italian dish consisting of a round, flattened dough base baked with a tomato and cheese topping, usually with additional meat, fish, or vegetables. This savory dish, as well as its variations, has gained popularity and acceptance…

Guardian TV

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A Rwandan government official has said the first 50 asylum seekers, sent from the UK under a controversial scheme, could arrive by the end of the May.
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A Rwandan government official has said the first 50 asylum seekers, sent from the UK under a controversial scheme, could arrive by the end of the May.
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In the last few years, Nigeria has witnessed the springing up of numerous online quick loan apps but what is supposed to mitigate the hardship of citizens has turned into a menace in the lives of many Nigerians. We are meeting up with one of the victims of these loan sharks who doesn't want his identity revealed.