Duke Settles N537m Debt With AMCON

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has discharged the order granted the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON to take over the Ikoyi property of former Governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke over a debt of N537.3m. Justice Nicholas Oweibo discharged the order today based on the settlement terms filed and … Continue reading Duke Settles N537m Debt With AMCON

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FG To Increase VAT From 5 to 7.2 Percent

  The Federal Government has said that consultations will begin at all levels on the review of the Value Added Tax, (VAT) from 5 per cent to 7.2 per cent, just as it is ready to begin deductions to recover bailout funds given to states. This was disclosed by the Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed, … Continue reading FG To Increase VAT From 5 to 7.2 Percent

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188 Nigeria Returnees Arrive MMIA From South Africa

  The Air Peace flight MEN2759 conveying 188 Nigerians from South Africa has arrived at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos at 9:35 pm local time. The aircraft which departed the OR Tambo International Airport in South Africa, after an eight-hour delay, had on board, 188 Nigerians. The evacuation … Continue reading 188 Nigeria Returnees Arrive MMIA From South Africa

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Xenophobia: Our Plans For Nigerians Returning From South Africa – Abike Dabiri

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has given an assurance that the government would support Nigerians who are being evacuated back to the country from South Africa in the wake of xenophobic attacks.

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Senate President Congratulates Buhari On Tribunal Victory

  The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. Lawan in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Ola Awoniyi, urged President Buhari to accept the affirmation of his election as a reminder of the … Continue reading Senate President Congratulates Buhari On Tribunal Victory

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APC Hails Tribunal Judgement, Congratulates Buhari

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal’s judgement for dismissing the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The tribunal, led by Justice Mohammed Garba, affirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is the winner of the 2019 presidential election. The APC in a … Continue reading APC Hails Tribunal Judgement, Congratulates Buhari

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Benue Election: Tribunal Reserves Judgement Till Further Notice

  The Benue State governorship election petition tribunal has reserved judgement in a petition filed by Mr Emmanuel Jime and the All Progressive Congress (APC) challenging the victory of Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The PDP had asked the tribunal to dismiss Jime’s petition and that of his party for lacking … Continue reading Benue Election: Tribunal Reserves Judgement Till Further Notice

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Use Tribunal Victory To Work For All Nigerians, Wike Congratulates Buhari

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday. Governor Wike, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, asked President Buhari to use his victory to work for all Nigerians, irrespective of their political leanings. READ ALSO: … Continue reading Use Tribunal Victory To Work For All Nigerians, Wike Congratulates Buhari

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PDP Rejects Tribunal Verdict On Presidential Election, Heads To Supreme Court

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the recent verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal upholding President Buhari’s victory at the 2019 election. The party in a statement described the judgement by the 5-man panel as ‘subversion of justice and direct assault on the integrity of our nation’s justice system”. According to the … Continue reading PDP Rejects Tribunal Verdict On Presidential Election, Heads To Supreme Court

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Post-Brexit: UK To Allow Foreign Students Stay Two Years After Graduation

  Britain’s government on Wednesday announced new post-Brexit immigration plans that will allow international students to work in the country for two years after graduating. Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said the change was aimed at attracting the “brightest and the best from around the world” and a sign of “the UK’s ambition once we have … Continue reading Post-Brexit: UK To Allow Foreign Students Stay Two Years After Graduation

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