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#EndSARS: Buhari promises police reform, one protester killed

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Al Jazeera, Kelvin Ossai/Twitter, Comrade Ola Akinyemi. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Monday that the government would bring police officers responsible for misconduct to justice, after nearly a week of sustained protests against police brutality that were met by a harsh response. Police opened fire with live ammunition on Monday against anti-police Read More…

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FG extends suspension of new electricity tariff by 1 week

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters. The Federal Government has extended the suspension of the new electricity tariff by one week. Prof. James Momoh, Chairman, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said this when the ad hoc Technical Committee on Electricity Tariff submitted its interim report at a reconvene bilateral meeting between Federal Government and Organised Labour on Read More…

Business Featured Industry

RMAFC recovers N474m unremitted excise duty from Guinness

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has recovered and paid into the Federation Account more than N474 million from Guinness Nigeria Plc unremitted excise duty. The Public Relations Officer of RMAFC, Mr Christian Nwachukwu made the disclosure in a statement on Monday in Abuja. According to the statement, the commission’s Chairman, Mr Elias Read More…

Business Featured SMEs

CAMA 2020 expected to reduce regulatory burden on MSMEs – CAC Registrar

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Alhaji Garba Abubakar, the Registrar-General, Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), says the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 (CAMA 2020) will reduce the burden of starting and running small businesses in Nigeria. Abubakar made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. He said Read More…

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Nigeria’s police disbands controversial anti-robbery Squad after protests

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: TobiJamesCandids, Shoebox Photography/Twitter, REUTERS. Concerned citizen raises doubts on IG’s announcement Nigerian Inspector-General of Police (IG) dissolved its Special Anti-Robbery Squad with immediate effect on Sunday, prompted by days of protests across the country against alleged brutality by the controversial unit. The protests broke out after a video circulated last week allegedly showing Read More…

Basketball Sports Top Story World

Lakers return to glory, claim record-tying 17th NBA title

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports, Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times. The Los Angeles Lakers captured a record-tying 17th NBA Championship on Sunday with a 106-93 victory over the Miami Heat that sealed the best-of-seven title series 4-2, restoring the storied franchise to the top of the basketball world. The Lakers’ victory tied them with the Read More…

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Collapsed building claims 7 lives in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: LASEMA. The Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that seven people died in a collapsed building in Lagos on Sunday. Oke-Osanyintolu made the confirmation as the LASEMA Response Team tried to clear the debris of the building. He said that the uncompleted building, at 60 Odo Read More…

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Nigerian cleric bags Queen Elizabeth II BEM award for humanitarian services

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Nigerian Cleric, Prophetess Teleola Oganla, has bagged the British Empire Medal (BEM) from Queen Elizabeth II for her humanitarian and community services to the less-privileged. A statement by Oganla’s Media Aide, Ms Deola Joe, said the cleric was recognised for her years of dedication towards uplifting the less-privileged, especially in the UK and Africa. Read More…

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LCCI calls for urgent reform of Nigeria Customs Service

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for urgent reform of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to complement government and private sector’s efforts at economic recovery. Dr Muda Yusuf, the Director-General of LCCI made the call in a statement to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. Yusuf said the Read More…

Banking Business Featured

CBN directs banks to comply with SWIFT universal payment confirmations

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Nigerian Finder. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has directed all banks operating in the country to always observe strict compliance with SWIFT Universal Confirmation Requirements. The directive was outlined in a circular issued by Mr Sam Okojere, CBN’s Director, Banking Services Department. Okojere directed all SWIFT customers to provide information on the Read More…