How ‘Bandits’ Seized From Sokoto Police Station Were Killed And Burnt To Ashes

An angry mob on Saturday sacked Divisional Police headquarters in Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State and killed 13 suspected bandits whose corpses were burnt to ashes. The bandits were said to be among those who invaded the area around 8pm on Friday and killed two persons, including a…

States Agitating For Direct VAT Collection Joking – Masari

The Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has lampooned his colleagues agitating for collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) by individual states, describing the move as a joke. Rivers and Lagos states recently set in motion, plans to collect VAT directly from companies domiciled in their states. Kano residents divided…

Electronics Transmission Of Results: Why Senate Limits INEC Power –Spokesman

The Senate has said that despite the constitutionally guaranteed independence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), its decision in the provision of section 52 (3) of the Electoral Act Amendment was to protect democracy. The Senate spokesman, Ajibola Basiru, said this in Abuja at a “Stakeholders’ Reflection Roundtable on…

2021/2022 Season: Newcastle United, Leeds Yet To Win In Premier League

French forward Allan Saint-Maximin rescued a point for Newcastle as both they and Leeds were left searching for a first Premier League win of the season following an entertaining 1-1 draw at St James’ Park on Friday. Loud boos were heard at full-time from a crowd of more than 50,000…

El-Amin, Profile Dominate Minna’2021 Polo Tourney

The prestigious Minna annual polo tournament came to a flourishing climax over the weekend with defending champions, El-Amin and Profile teams clinching three of the four major prizes at stake. El-Amin extended their dominance with another back-to-back, retaining the IBB Cup and added the Abdulsalamin Cup to their crowns, just…

FG To CSOs: Comply With Tax Laws

The Federal Government has said that Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) including non-governmental organisations and cooperative societies have responsibilities under the tax laws to fulfil their tax obligations irrespective of the nature of their operations. The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said this during a webinar it organised with the Joint…

Senate Threatens Arrest Warrant On NPA, NIMASA CEOs

The Senate has threatened the chief executives of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) with warrant of arrest over failure to explain N10billion and N814million expenses in their agencies. The chairman of Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, issued the threat…

See Premier League Fixtures For The Weekend

Today’s premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal will, metaphorically, be another battle for survival. Burnley rank 18th, while Arsenal hold the 16th position. On Sunday, September 19, there will yet be another derby as Tottenham Hotspur host Chelsea at White Hart Lane in a London derby. 2021/2022 season: Newcastle…

Winners Shortlisted For Impact Africa Elevator Pitch Competition

Six business owners have been shortlisted for the Elevator Pitch Competition organised by the Impact Africa Social Entrepreneurship Summit. The winners shall be made known on 30 September. Terrorism financing: Court returns case of 45 suspects to chief judge 45 aspirants pick Kontagora kingship nomination forms The organisers, in a…

Superb Odegaard Free-Kick Helps Arsenal For Second League Win

… Mane scores 100th Liverpool goal Martin Odegaard’s first-half free-kick gave Arsenal their first away win of the season at Burnley. The Norwegian curled home after Ashley Westwood had clipped Bukayo Saka on the edge of the area. It was Odegaard’s first goal since joining the Gunners on a permanent…