FG Must Act On Our Low Taxation

[Vanguard] THE Director General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr Ben Akabueze, while defending Nigeria’s rapidly-increasing debt burden (which he called “sustainable”) also pointed out that our real problem is our low revenues. He also admitted tha…

[Vanguard] THE Director General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr Ben Akabueze, while defending Nigeria's rapidly-increasing debt burden (which he called "sustainable") also pointed out that our real problem is our low revenues. He also admitted that we have the lowest tax-to-GDP ratio in the African continent and one of the lowest in the whole world.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Forex Rate Convergence Imminent

[Vanguard] THE steady appreciation of the naira in the Nigeria Autonomous Foreign Exchange (NAFEX) window, also known as Investors & Exporters window will persist this week, with the NAFEX rate falling to N360 per dollar. Meanwhile, volume of transactions in the NAFEX window reached $2.5 billion last week from $2.2 billion two weeks ago.

[Vanguard] THE steady appreciation of the naira in the Nigeria Autonomous Foreign Exchange (NAFEX) window, also known as Investors & Exporters window will persist this week, with the NAFEX rate falling to N360 per dollar. Meanwhile, volume of transactions in the NAFEX window reached $2.5 billion last week from $2.2 billion two weeks ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos School Kidnap Day 33 – Hope of Abducted Students Release Dashed

[Vanguard] Lagos–Parents of the six abducted Senior Secondary School students of Lagos state Model College, Igbonla, Epe, were weekend, elated when rumours that their children would be released by midnight Saturday, filtered in.

[Vanguard] Lagos--Parents of the six abducted Senior Secondary School students of Lagos state Model College, Igbonla, Epe, were weekend, elated when rumours that their children would be released by midnight Saturday, filtered in.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sexagenarian Kidnapped in Ughelli

[Vanguard] Ughelli -GUNMEN, suspected to be kidnappers, weekend, abducted a sexagenarian and father of an Ughelli-based wine dealer at Ughelli, Delta State.

[Vanguard] Ughelli -GUNMEN, suspected to be kidnappers, weekend, abducted a sexagenarian and father of an Ughelli-based wine dealer at Ughelli, Delta State.

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Protest As Herdsmen Kill Father of 7 in Ondo

[Vanguard] Akure–PROTEST, weekend, greeted the killing of a 64-year-old farmer, Linus Ogbee, in Ilion Camp, Igbatoro in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State by herdsmen.

[Vanguard] Akure--PROTEST, weekend, greeted the killing of a 64-year-old farmer, Linus Ogbee, in Ilion Camp, Igbatoro in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State by herdsmen.

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DSS, SON Intercept Substandard Vegetable Oil in Ondo

[Vanguard] A truckload of substandard vegetable oil was intercepted in Akure, the Ondo State capital, by officials of the Department of State Services, DSS, and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON.

[Vanguard] A truckload of substandard vegetable oil was intercepted in Akure, the Ondo State capital, by officials of the Department of State Services, DSS, and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON.

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Commom Wealth Youth Games – Dalung Charges Athletes to Work Hard

[Vanguard] Athletes in camp, preparing for the forthcoming Common-wealth Youth Games scheduled to hold in Nassau, Bahamas in July, have been charged to work hard and present themselves as worthy ambassadors during the games.

[Vanguard] Athletes in camp, preparing for the forthcoming Common-wealth Youth Games scheduled to hold in Nassau, Bahamas in July, have been charged to work hard and present themselves as worthy ambassadors during the games.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Allow Buhari to Resign If He Is Not Fit Any Longer, Idada, Owie Tells APC

[Vanguard] Benin City -FORMER Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army and a leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Brig.Gen.Idada Ikponmwen (Rtd) and former chief whip of the senate, Senator Rowland Owie said weekend that the prayers of all Nigeria…

[Vanguard] Benin City -FORMER Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army and a leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Brig.Gen.Idada Ikponmwen (Rtd) and former chief whip of the senate, Senator Rowland Owie said weekend that the prayers of all Nigerians is that President Muhammadu gets well soonest so as to fulfill his campaign promises but however said that the leadership of the ruling party can find immediate solution in the event that the President becomes incapacitated.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria