FIRS Shuts Insurance Firm Over N2.4 Billon Tax Debt

[Premium Times] In continuation of its tax compliance efforts, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, on Thursday, sealed the 11-floor headquarters of Alliance and General Insurance Company in Lagos as well as Delta Transport Service and Grand Hotel…

[Premium Times] In continuation of its tax compliance efforts, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, on Thursday, sealed the 11-floor headquarters of Alliance and General Insurance Company in Lagos as well as Delta Transport Service and Grand Hotels in Asaba.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawyer to Nigeria’s Ex-Military Chief Fled to Dubai With Incriminating Documents, Witness Tells Court

[Premium Times] A prosecution witness in the trial of a former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Alex Badeh, has revealed how a lawyer to the former CDS absconded to Dubai with title documents of various properties allegedly procured with monies removed fro…

[Premium Times] A prosecution witness in the trial of a former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Alex Badeh, has revealed how a lawyer to the former CDS absconded to Dubai with title documents of various properties allegedly procured with monies removed from the accounts of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, between January and December, 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmakers Urge Nigerian Govt to Address Scarcity of Passport Booklets

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives has urged the federal government to urgently address the challenges of getting Nigerian passports and device sustainable means to ensure world wide availability.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives has urged the federal government to urgently address the challenges of getting Nigerian passports and device sustainable means to ensure world wide availability.

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Wheelchair Racers Have Plateful Ahead of London

[Monitor] Kampala -The qualifications times for the 100m, 400m and 1500m races in the forthcoming World Para Athletic Championship are: 15.15 seconds, 50 seconds and 3:09.00 minutes respectively.

[Monitor] Kampala -The qualifications times for the 100m, 400m and 1500m races in the forthcoming World Para Athletic Championship are: 15.15 seconds, 50 seconds and 3:09.00 minutes respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

WAEC Launches Interactive Platform for Candidates

[Premium Times] The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it has launched a talk back platform, known as “WAECKonnect” to improve effective communication between the council and candidates.

[Premium Times] The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it has launched a talk back platform, known as "WAECKonnect" to improve effective communication between the council and candidates.

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RDC Halts Supply of Wealth Creation Cows

[Monitor] Butambala -The Resident District Commissioner (RDC) of Butambala District, Mr Fred Bamwine, has suspended the distribution of cows supplied under government’s Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme.

[Monitor] Butambala -The Resident District Commissioner (RDC) of Butambala District, Mr Fred Bamwine, has suspended the distribution of cows supplied under government's Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme.

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How Ruling Party Has Infiltrated, Disorganised Major Opposition Parties

[Monitor] Immediately after the February 2016 election, President Museveni, in a triumphant mood announced that there will be no Opposition in Uganda as he was going to finish them by the next election. He had before the election entered into a secret …

[Monitor] Immediately after the February 2016 election, President Museveni, in a triumphant mood announced that there will be no Opposition in Uganda as he was going to finish them by the next election. He had before the election entered into a secret alliance with Jimmy Akena's UPC faction which later went public with the appointment of Akena's wife Betty Amongi, as minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development.

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Why Nigeria Must Care About Neglected Tropical Diseases

[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor’s Note: This week our Thought Leadership Article beams a spotlight on a diverse group of communicable diseases that affect more than one billion people. Femi Oyadiran, is a final year medical student at the Lagos State Uni…

[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor's Note: This week our Thought Leadership Article beams a spotlight on a diverse group of communicable diseases that affect more than one billion people. Femi Oyadiran, is a final year medical student at the Lagos State University College of Medicine. He writes about how NTDs burden the health of the entire country and steps that should be taken to eliminate these diseases from Nigeria.

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