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Citizenship: Court adjourns suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday adjourned a suit seeking to challenge former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for the office of the president until December 6. Justice Inyang Ekwo adjourned the matter following the inability of the parties in the suit to regularise their amended processes to[Read More…]

Nigerians discuss cost and types of weddings

Some Nigerians have expressed different opinions about whether or not western values are affecting weddings in the country in terms of cost and the types of weddings. While some of them note that a successful economy size wedding could cost between N500, 000 and N3 million, others note that many[Read More…]

Nigeria needs effective leadership to solve insecurity, other challenges – Sule Lamido laments

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has lamented the need for the country to have effective leadership to solve its challenges.  Lamido who spoke while appearing on Sunday Politics, a Channels Television programme, on Sunday, said the government must be accountable to the people. “Government must be held accountable[Read More…]

Where and how banditry started in Zamfara

“Farming is Our Pride”, that is the slogan of Zamfara state, one of Nigeria’s food baskets, even though Benue state already claimed the “Food Basket of the Nation” slogan. Created on October 1, 1996, and located at latitude 12.0229 and longitude 6.04660, this Northern state, well known for its gold has recorded[Read More…]

VAT Collection: Fayemi says Ekiti State awaits Supreme Court judgement

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has urged the Supreme Court to accelerate its judgement on the ongoing row about the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT).  Recall that while Lagos and Rivers State have enacted laws to collect VAT generated in their states, some other states especially from the[Read More…]

Sanwo-Olu restates call for VAT collection, promises Lagos will do more if allowed to collect VAT

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has reiterated claims that the state should collect Value Added Tax (VAT). According to the Governor, his government will fulfill its campaign promises and do more for its citizens if the state government collects VAT.  There has been a legal battle over VAT collection[Read More…]

Buhari’s Loan: It would be great not to borrow — Fayemi

The governor of Ekiti state and chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi has spoken on the constant borrowing by the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari. The former minister of Mines and Steel Development said, “clearly, it would be great not to borrow”. He however admonished the[Read More…]

BBNAIJA: Queen, Nini and Saga are evicted

Big Brother Naija “Shine Ya Eye” housemates Queen, Nini and Saga have been evicted from the reality show. The housemates were evicted in the Sunday Live Eviction show with the reality show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.  Queen was the first housemate to be evicted but she expressed her shock to Ebuka,[Read More…]

Why we don’t use Lagos footbridges — Pedestrians

Some pedestrians in Lagos have said that they continued risking their lives crossing highways on foot because many of the footbridges had become safe haven for thieves, beggars and traders. In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the pedestrians said they alsoavoided using footbridges as most either[Read More…]

UK could face ‘national shortage’ of turkeys at Christmas due to Brexit

The UK could experience a “national shortage” of turkeys in the run-up to Christmas due to the impact of Brexit, an industry leader has said. According to a report by Yahoo News quoting the Independent, the chair of the Traditional Farm Fresh Turkey Association (TFTA) said a labour shortage following the UK’s exit[Read More…]