Anti-Open Grazing Bill Scales Second Reading In Akwa Ibom Assembly

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has passed for second reading a bill seeking to ban open grazing of livestock in the state. The bill, sponsored by Udo Kieran, member representing Oruk Anam State Constituency, was considered by the House and passed for second reading on Thursday during plenary. Leading the debate on the

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NAFDAC Begins Sensitization, Alerts Nigerians On ‘Killer’ Vegetable Oil

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against the consumption of vegetable oil drugs that are injurious to health. The Director General of the agency, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, gave the warning when she flagged off of the sensitization campaign in the North Central zone held in Ilorin on

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VAT Collection: Appeal Court Orders Rivers, Lagos To Maintain Status Quo

 Temporarily halts execution of judgement of Rivers High Court The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Friday, ordered both Rivers and Lagos States to maintain status quo on the collection of Value Added Tax, VAT, pending the determination of an appeal that was lodged before it by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS. The

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Just In: Sanwo-Olu Signs VAT Bill Into Law

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed into law the State VAT Bill as passed by the House of Assembly. The Governor signed the “bill to impose and charge VAT on certain goods and services” in Lagos State at about  11. 45am on Friday, after returning from an official trip to Abuja. By this act,

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Lagos applies to join Rivers as FIRS appeals high court ruling on VAT

The Lagos State Government on Friday applied to the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division to be joined as a co-respondent in the appeal filed by the Federal Inland Revenue Service challenging the judgment of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt. The PUNCH had earlier reported that the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt had declared

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Anti Open Grazing Bill: Gov Lalong shifts blame on Plateau Assembly for delaying Passage

  Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has said despite using his position as the Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum to prevailed on his colleagues to stand against open grazing by adopting modern ranching, the effort to outlaw the practice in Plateau is being delayed by the State House of Assembly. He stressed the bill

Police Nab Four Kidnappers, Armed Robbers

The Kogi State Police Command last Wednesday arrested four suspected kidnappers in Oguma, the headquarters of Bassa Local Government Areas of the state. The feat was contained in a statement signed by the state Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), William Aya, a copy of which was made avaliable to journalists in Lokoja yesterday. The state

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Bandits Take Over Territory In Buhari’s Home State As Mobile Phone Services Shut Down Operations

  Mobile phone services have been shut down in at least 13 local government areas of Katsina State in a bid to curb banditry. This comes a week after SaharaReporters' report that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had directed telecommunications operators to shut down services in Zamfara, another state overtaken by bandits. Katsina is also

At last, INEC names Ozigbo PDP candidate

THE Independent National Electoral Commission has named Valentine Ozigbo as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the November 6 Anambra governorship election. The commission had on July 16 and August 19 published the list of candidates for the Anambra election with no candidate listed for PDP. INEC National Commissioner and chairman (Information and

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Mark may emerge PDP BoT chair, search for national chairman begins

FORMER Senate President, David Mark may emerge as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, The PUNCH has learnt. Although consultations are still ongoing, it was gathered that party leaders are zeroing down on him considering his track record of service and commitment to the party both in and out

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