Date
February 2, 2020

BREAKING: Adeboye leads protest against insecurity, killings

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye is leading a protest march against insecurity and killings of Christians across the Nation, especially in northern states.   The March started by 11am shortly after he ended the service at the National Headquarters of the church in Ebute Metta, Lagos. [Read]

Sanusi Auwalu: Not Getting National Identity Number To Attract 3-Month Jail Term

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) said three months jail term awaits anybody who refuses to get National Identity Number (NIN).       Kano state coordinator Muhammad Sanusi Auwalu disclosed this while delivering a lecture at Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kano. He said the Agency will start taking action on anybody who refused to get registered.       He explained that part of the action to be taken against anybody who refused to get registered include, three months imprisonment or a fine of N100,000.       “The agency will impose three-month imprisonment or N100,000 fine on whoever arrested without been registered”.       He said [Read]

Buba Marwa: Retired Officers Behind Soldiers In Battlefield

Insurgency: Retired officers behind troops in battlefield – Gen Marwa*       Former Military Administrator of Lagos State, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (retd) has said that retired military officers in the country are solidly behind troops fighting insurgency battle in the northeast notwithstanding the complaints and in some cases, distractions against the nations’ gallant military.       Speaking as a guest of the 2019 West African Social Activities (WASA) of the Army Headquarters Garrison which held at Mogadishu Cantonment at the weekend, General Marwa whose community, Michika, in Adamawa state has witnessed Boko Haram attacks, noted that troops were fighting under difficult conditions like bad weather, marshy terrain, and [Read]

Ronaldo Becomes First Juventus Player To Score In Nine Straight League Games

Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties to take his tally to 10 goals in his last six games as Juventus beat Fiorentina 3-0.           The hosts were first awarded a spot kick for handball in the first half and Ronaldo swept home the penalty.           Ronaldo has now scored in nine successive Serie A games for Juventus, becoming the first player to do so since David Trezeguet in December 2005.           He has also scored 50 goals in just 70 appearances since joining the Italian giants in 2018.           The win strengthens Juventus’ place at [Read]

FIRS Warns Against Evasion As 7.5% VAT Begins

As the implementation of the new 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax rate begins on Saturday (today ), the Federal Inland Revenue Service has warned businesses and individuals against tax evasion.   The Federal Government had said it would from today begin the implementation of the 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax.   The VAT increase which is meant to help government achieve its revenue projections for the 2020 budget is a part of the tax reforms included in the 2019 Finance Act .   With the Act , it is expected that there will be more revenue to finance key government projects especially in the areas of health, education [Read]

How The Travel Ban Will Affect Nigerians

The US has announced it is expanding its curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation. Citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, Tanzania, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar will now be blocked from obtaining certain types of visas. In 2018, the US issued twice as many immigration visas to Nigeria than to the other five nations combined.       An official said the new measures were the result of failures by the six countries to meet US security and information-sharing standards. So many misinterpretations have been given to this development, with many concluding that Nigerians will no longer be allowed entry into the US. However, here [Read]

Tacha Launches Reality Show: “Keeping Up With Tacha”

Big brother Naija Reality Star, Tacha has just launched her own Reality show, Keeping Up With Tacha this evening.     She launched it hours after an Instagram Blogger, @RealityJoel sparked flames about the premiere of her show.   According to her, the reality show is set to premiere as mini webseries until its strong enough to Move on to the big screen.   [Read]