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Oyo VAT Revenue Higher Than Total Collection Of 17 Northern States

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James Ibori: UK promises to return to Nigeria $5.8m stolen by ex-governor

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International Alliance For Justice group Commend OPC men For Arresting Ibarapa Herdmen Terror-Gang Ringleader

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Nigeria and all other 10 countries on the travel red list will be removed as the system is “less effective in slowing the incursion” of the Omicron variant, Sajid Javid has announced. The health secretary said the countries will be removed from 4am on Wednesday, so passengers from those nations will no longer have to …

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Between January and August 2021, the value added tax, VAT, revenue generated by Oyo State was N64.646 billion, which was greater than the combined VAT revenue of Benue (N1.268 billion), Kogi (N3.286 billion), Kwara (N3.471 billion), Nasarawa (N2.495 billion), Plateau (N5.208 billion), Niger (N3.723 billion), Adamawa (N3.689 billion), Bauchi (N5.309 billion), Borno (N3.442 billion), Gombe …

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Makinde urges politicians to shun politics of bitterness …Oyo lucky to have you as governor, Senate Committee on Army says Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has charged Nigerian politicians to shun political differences and maintain unity of purpose for the progress of the country. The governor, while receiving the members of the Senate Committee on …

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LEGALITY OR OTHERWISE OF THE DIRECTIVE TO PROSECUTE VIOLATORS OF TWITTER BAN IN NIGERIA – AJULO Sequel to the temporary ban of Twitter operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government on Friday, 4th June, 2021, my attention has been drawn to a directive credited to the Attorney General of the Federation for the prosecution of …

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  The Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit (NDDIS) in London has announced its next ‘face to face’ summit with the theme: “Computer Village” & Information Communication Technology (ICT) Summit. At an online Press conference, the founder of NDDIS, Otunba Bimbo Roberts Folayan announced that NDDIS had entered into collaboration with the ‘Computer Village – Market …

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The UK has promised to return to Nigeria £4.2m ($5.8m) which was stolen by a former governor according to BBC. Former Delta State Governor James Ibori was convicted of money laundering in the UK in 2012. He is thought to have stolen around £50m from the oil-rich state. This is the first time that money …

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The International Alliance for Justice and Peace (IAJP) has congratulated the men of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) for their exceptional courage matched only by great discipline in their latest intervention in the Ibarapa area of Oyo state.   On Saturday, 6th March 2021, the men of OPC effected the arrested of one Isikilu Wakili, a …

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  The International Alliance for Justice and Peace (IAJP), a group of professionals of Nigerian ethnicities both at home and in diaspora, views with great consternation a statement credited to the National President of Miyeti Allah, Alhaji Bello Abdullahi Bodejo. In an interview published by the Sun newspaper in its 23rd January edition, Bodejo was …

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  Oyo State government has inaugurated a committee that will work toward organizing the the first Cultural-Tourism Festival in the State, tagged ‘Omi-Tuntun Cultural-Tourism Festival’. The Committee members include the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, the Special Adviser to Governor Seyi Makinde on Tourism, Hon. Ademola Ige, the Vice Chairman, …

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President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Your Excellency, MEMO TO 1.0 INTRODUCTION   1.1 It fills me with great pleasure to wish you a happy and prosperous 2021 as we, Nigerians and the rest of the world, cross the threshold of the past year into another new …

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Lagos-Ibadan rail By Fadairo Olufemi I took the lagos-ibadan train ride on the second day after it was officially opened for commercial business. It was a wonderful experience. I know many people would write about the train as more people get to use it, so i would only focus on salient points that people may …

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  Chief Harry Akande, the Agba Oye of Ibadanland and one-time Presidential Aspirant was born in 1943 in Ibadan. He was aged 77. According to a statement by a member of the family, Olumide Akande, Chief Akande died, “in the early hours of Saturday, December 5, 2020. “Our patriarch Chief Harry Ayodele Akande passed away …

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  According to United Nations’ Committee, “Food Securit- FS” is a situation where people at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life. Apparently, climate change, insecurity, pandemic, low or no famers motivation, growing global …

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A former Nigerian minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Wednesday won the overwhelming support of the World Trade Organisation’s 164 members. However, Mrs Okonjo-Iweala’s chances of being declared the next director general of the trade body suffered setbacks as the United States failed to endorse her for the top job. The UK Guardian reported that …

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Earmarks N500m Compensation Fund For #ENDSARS Victims, To Employ 5000 Youths      They Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde remarks at the post-protest meeting with traditional rulers and other stakeholders in Oyo state. In his statement, He said, “This is the first time we will be meeting like this after the events of the …

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