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As Lagos loses 42 persons in 1 week to COVID-19, Nigeria resumes vaccinations Aug 16

Reading Time: 2 minutes The state of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken an alarming turn as Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, says 42 persons have died from COVID-19 related complications in the state between Aug. 1 and Aug. 8. Disclosing this on Tuesday in a Facebook post on the state’s COVID-19 update for Aug. 8, Prof. Read More…

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LASTMA sacks officer for misconduct

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASTMA. The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), has announced the dismissal of an officer of the agency after being found guilty of misconduct by a Disciplinary Committee. A statement signed by the General Manager, Mr. Olajide Oduyoye, said the officer, who was seen in a viral post on Facebook soliciting for bribe Read More…

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U.S. Senate passes bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure bill

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo, Getty Images. WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed a $1 trillion infrastructure package that is a top priority for U.S. President Joe Biden, a bipartisan victory that could provide the nation’s biggest investment in decades in roads, bridges, airports and waterways. The vote was 69-30 Read More…

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New York Governor Cuomo resigns after sexual harassment findings

Reading Time: 3 minutes NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned on Tuesday following an inquiry that found he sexually harassed 11 women and in the face of mounting legal pressure and demands for his departure by President Joe Biden and others, a startling downfall for a man once seen as a possible U.S. Read More…

Business Nigeria Taxes & Duties Top Story

In landmark case, Federal Court grants Rivers State rights to collect VAT

Reading Time: 4 minutes States, not FIRS, constitutionally entitled to impose taxes enforceable or collectable in their territories The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has declared that it is the Rivers State Government and not the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), that should collect Valued Added Tax (VAT) and Personal Income Tax (PIT) in the State. The Read More…

Crime Homicide Metro Top Story

Chidinma, father, others, docked for murder, obstruction of justice, failing to report crime

Reading Time: 3 minutes A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court has arraigned Chidimnma Adaora Ojukwu, Adedayo Quadri and five others for alleged murder, obstruction of justice and failing to report a crime to the law enforcement agencies. This is in relation to the ongoing investigation of the murder of Super TV CEO, Mr Michael Usifo Ataga, in which Ms. Ojukwu Read More…