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The Federal Inland Revenue Service has signed two major multilateral instruments, joining 71 other countries to combat tax evasion. These are the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Relate
A leading marketing support services company, Sembic International Limited, has clarified its relationship with Jumia and Konga with regards to the acceptance of the cryptocurrency called The Billion
The Chairman, Sterling Bank Plc, Mr. Asue Ighodalo, has reiterated the bank’s commitment to providing its employees with the best possible working environment. He made this disclosure during an inspec
Everest Amaefule, Abuja Agencies of the Federal Government have remitted a total of N687.82bn to the Consolidated Revenue Fund in nine years, the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has said in a report.
Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi FirstNation Airways has switched temporarily from offering scheduled flights to charter services, following a reduction in its fleet size. The Director-General, Nigerian Civil Av
The president, who had called for American withdrawal from Afghanistan before he took office, in the end accepted a “big military” approach as the only viable option.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas say Jerry Lewis died of heart disease, but the wording of his death certificate differs from what was reported earlier. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg s
A jet plane flies by the total solar eclipse in Guernsey, Wyoming U.S.
             
Samson Folarin and Afeez Hanafi Two homes met fatal ends in the Gboko area of Benue State, and Oto-Awori area of Lagos State, on Sunday, after two spouses took the law into their own hands to protest
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Peter Dada, Akure A woman, Mrs. Omotola Akerele, has alleged that a pastor, Mathew Olakunle, had sex with her when she was undergoing spiritual healing in his church, adding that the intercourse resul
Ovie Okpare, Warri A mobile policeman has allegedly shot dead a 34-year-old man, Fred Igueriede, during a burial at Emede, in the Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. Our correspondent ga
John Charles, Makurdi Wife of the slain aide to the Benue State Governor, Mrs. Mlumum Adyorough, has started recovering from the attack which led to the death of her husband, Dr Tavershima Adyorough.
The traditional ruler of Oghoghobi community, in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, His Royal Highness, Kingsley Omorose, has fled the community. Omorose was said to have fled after a
RICHMOND, Va. - Some graduates of Liberty University say they're returning their diplomas to the evangelical school to denounce President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s latest show of support for Donald Trump.
SANTIAGO, Chile - Chile's constitutional Court on Monday upheld a measure that would end the country's absolute ban on abortions. The court's 6-4 vote accepted the constitutionality of a measure to .
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say two bank branch employees have been killed during a holdup. Conway Police Lt. Selena Small told local media groups that the names of the victims in Mo
When William and Amanda Green took their two boys on a weekend outing, they headed for the Zoar Valley Gorge, a rugged area not far from their Buffalo, New York, ...
WACO, Texas - A woman who reported that she'd been sexually assaulted filed a lawsuit Monday against Baylor University, alleging questions she faced from the university shifted blame away from ...
SHREVEPORT, La. - The rapper Mystikal has surrendered to authorities in Louisiana, where he faces a sexual assault charge. KSLA-TV video-recorded the 46-year-old rapper, whose real name is Michael La
BBC correspondent James Cook views the total eclipse from 40,000ft above the Pacific Ocean.
The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet as vessels from several nations searched Southeast Asian waters for 10 missing U.S.
PHOENIX (AP) — The nation’s political split over President Donald Trump is expected to be on full display Tuesday as hard-core backers of the Republican president flood into the Phoenix Convent
The Constitutional Tribunal ruled that a law that authorizes abortion in limited circumstances, such as danger to the mother’s life or rape, may take effect.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The giraffes ran in circles. The flamingos huddled together. And the rhinos just looked confused. At the Nashville Zoo, visitors watched and recorded how the animals behav
LAGARTO, Brazil (Reuters) - Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday accused Brazil's government of undoing social progress made during his years in office and vowed to restore it if he wa
Nigerians on Monday were diverse in their opinions on Buhari’s first broadcast to Nigerians after a 104-day medical vacation in the United Kingdom. While some described the speech as all encompassing,
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The National Judicial Council has appealed against a judgment which stopped it from inviting Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court for investigat
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Once upon a time they were falling in love. A South Carolina couple has welcomed a baby girl whom they named for the celestial event that had millions across the country on th
Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has described the current administration as the highest spender in the history of the country, saying that the regime spent N1.3tn on capital p
Just weeks after the Libyan city was declared liberated from Islamists, footage shows more bloodshed.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Several hundred Black Lives Matter supporters have protested in one small Florida city, demanding the removal of a Confederate monument in front of a courthouse. The protest be
Success Nwogu and Hanafi Afeez The National Chairman, Petroleum Tanker Drivers’ Branch of  the National Union of  Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers,  Chief Salmon Oladiti, has advised President Muhamm
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Monday in Abuja, inaugurated a seven-member reconciliation committee for the party’s Kogi Sta
A crash involving the destroyer John S. McCain near Singapore raises questions about Navy safety two months after a similar collision killed seven people.
A crash involving the destroyer John S. McCain near Singapore raises questions about Navy safety two months after a similar collision killed seven people.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Federal investigators say crews encountered air brake problems before a freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forc
John Ameh, Olalekan Adetayo  and Leke Baiyewu President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday wrote to the two chambers of the National Assembly to intimate the federal lawmakers that he had resumed work after s
Angolans go to the polls on Wednesday as President Dos Santos steps down after 38 years in power.
Ovie Okpare, Warri  No fewer than seven persons have been reportedly killed and many injured in renewed boundary dispute between Igbide and Enwhe communities in Isoko South Local Government Area of De
Akeem Lasisi The National Film and Video Censors Board has seized many copies of Nigerian movies and duplicating machines from pirates in Alaba market. The items seized last week were displayed on Mon
A new monument will commemorate the first time a Canadian commander led Canadian troops in WW1.
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, said on Monday the process of reconciling aggrieved foundation members of the party, incl
Peter Dada, Akure The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, and workers in the state have finally resolved on the payment of the remaining 20 per cent of the outstanding September 2016 salary arr
Folashade Adebayo A total of 222 girls have been offered scholarship to study in various tertiary institutions in the country. The girls were chosen out of the 338 candidates who applied for the schol
Idris Adesina Three of Nigeria’s six wrestlers for the 2017 World Wrestling Championships were still in Lagos on Monday when the competition officially opened in Paris, France, after Air Maroc, which
Chukwudi Akasike,  Port Harcourt THERE was confusion in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Monday when members of the public learnt that Ifeanyi Dike, the man who allegedly raped, killed and
Eniola Akinkuotu, Ade Adesomoju , and Ifeanyi Onuba The newly appointed Secretary of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, Prof. Musa Abubakar, on Monday assumed off
Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has received knocks for declaring Monday a public holiday to mark the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from London, where he had gone f
The Federal University, Dutsinma in Katsina State has dismissed three workers and expelled nine students for engaging in examination malpractices, the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Armuyau Bichi, has
High-flying D’Tigress are set to engage Group B whipping girls Guinea on Tuesday at the ongoing 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket in a formality game in Bamako’s Palais des Sports Salamatou Maïga. Coach Sa
Tony Okafor, Awka THE Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has described the threat by the Indigenous People of Biafra to stop the November 18 poll in the state as an empty one. Obiano, who spoke at
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria 103 days after he departed on yet another sick leave to attend to a still undisclosed illness. He returned to a country that is riven by mutual suspicion
Tony Okafor, Awka The youth of Ozubulu community in Anambra State, where no fewer than 13 worshippers were killed on August 6 at the St. Philip’s Catholic Church by gunmen have  said they would  not a
Do you know if your LinkedIn profile is helping or hurting your career? According to the creator of complete LinkedIn quiz, William Africa, whether you continually spend a lot of time on your profile
Samuel Awoyinfa and Mudiaga Affe The Nigeria Labour Congress on Monday joined the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees to call on the National Assembly and state Houses of Assembly to urgently
WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua would fight a mixed martial arts opponent as long as there was a no submissions rule, BBC Sport reports. UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor takes o
The news that President Muhammadu Buhari returned over the weekend gladdened my heart. Even though I do not like Buhari’s governance style and do not believe that he has good leadership skills, it is
Footballer EniolaAluko has spoken publicly for the first time about the “bullying and discrimination” she says she was subjected to by England head coach Mark Sampson. In her first broadca
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