Ighalo Makes ‘U-Turn’ On Retirement

Super Eagles and  Shanghai Shenhua forward, Odion Ighalo has left his fans in limbo as to whether he would rescind his decision to quit the national team or not, Vanguard reports. Ighalo has given a strong hint he could be

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FIRS Chairman Declares Tax Evaders Criminals, Economic Saboteurs

Individuals and business owners who make profits from businesses, but refuse to pay taxes, are criminals and economic saboteurs, the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, has said. Mr Fowler spoke with PREMIUM TIMES in an

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Nigeria’s Deborah Ayorinde To Star In A Series ‘Them’

British-Nigerian actress, Deborah Ayorinde, is to star as the lead actress in upcoming Lena Waithe series, ‘Them’. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ayorinde is best known for her supporting roles in box office blockbuster, ‘Girls Trip’ and series,

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Boko Haram Killed Over 27,000 Civilians In 10 Years – UN

The Boko Haram terrorists have killed over 27,000 civilians since 2009 when the conflict in Nigeria’s northeast started, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has said. Kallon disclosed this while speaking at the remembrance of ten

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WAEC Deputy Registrar disowns Buhari’s Cambridge Certificate

MARIAM SANNI, ABUJA The Deputy Registrar of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), Oshindehinde Adewumi, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja that he was the one that certified President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement of results. However, under cross-examination,

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NNPC Not Competing With Dangote Refinery, Says Kyari

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday, declared that the national oil company was not in the contest for market share with the forthcoming Dangote Refinery but rather providing support to

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Fire Service Seeks N9bn to Fight Disasters

MARIAM SANNI, ABUJA The Federal Fire Service (FFS) has asked for a N9.2 billion special intervention fund from the federal government to enable it discharge its mandates creditably. This was made known by the Controller General of the Service, Ibrahim

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Insecurity: Buhari Promises To Install CCTVs On Highways

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday said that his administration would install closed-circuit television, (CCTVs), on highways and other strategic locations, noting that it would help to curtail and expose crimes. Responding to an address by the traditional rulers led by

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100 Investors To Storm Canada For Global Leadership Investment Summit

JOEL AJAYI The Nigeria economy is to enjoy more investment as over 100 investors had concluded plan to participate in the forthcoming Global Leadership Investment Summit and Award GLISA  in Toronto, Canada. GLISA 2019 with the sole aim of enhancing

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Delta Govt Seals Off 26 Tax Defaulting Offices in Asaba, Warri, Ughelli

BY NOSA ERESOYEN ASABA Delta State Government has reiterated its commitment to continue enforcement of relevant tax laws against defaulters in a bid to increasing compliance and shore up the internally generated revenue profile of the state government Making this

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