• Gunmen kills 21 in Kaduna as Buhari visits Borno

    Gunmen kills 21 in Kaduna as Buhari visits Borno0

      Eleven members of the same family were locked up and burnt in their house in Kaduna yesterday by armed bandits who invaded their Bakali Village in Fatika district of Giwa Local Government Area. It was learnt that the 11 victims were among 21 residents of the village who lost their lives to the unprovoked

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  • Buhari is surprised at the level of insecurity

    Buhari is surprised at the level of insecurity0

      lekansote@yahoo.com 08050220816 If you are shocked that the President, Major Geneneral Muhammadu Buhari, (retd.), is “surprised” at the recently escalated level of insecurity in Nigeria, you have good company in many other concerned Nigerians. The President’s tone of helplessness reminds one of military dictator Ibrahim Babangida, who wondered why the Nigerian economy, that he

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  • Buhari, security chiefs meet

    Buhari, security chiefs meet0

    The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and security chiefs are meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is a routine meeting to review the security situation of the country, The PUNCH reports. However, it is expected that the recent rise in attacks by bandits, renewed killings by insurgents and kidnapping will be major issues

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  • FG Exempt Education, food, sanitary pad, other from VAT

    FG Exempt Education, food, sanitary pad, other from VAT0

    The Presidency on Sunday disclosed that some basic daily needs were exempted from the Value Added Tax (VAT) to allay fears on the likely impact of the new VAT on low-income persons. The Presidency also highlighted the benefits of the Finance Act 2019 for Nigerians and businesses in lower and middle levels of the economy.

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  • Buhari signs Finance Bill, approves 7.5% VAT increase

    Buhari signs Finance Bill, approves 7.5% VAT increase0

    The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, signed the 2020 Finance Bill into law. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja. According to the presidential aide, this is sequel to its passage by the National Assembly and subsequent forwarding

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  • Senate set to approve Buhari’s $29.96b loan request

    Senate set to approve Buhari’s $29.96b loan request0

    Despite the criticisms that followed President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to the Senate for the approval of a $29.96 billion loan, Senate President Ahmad Lawan yesterday insisted that the chamber would grant his desire. Lawan, who stated this while answering questions on the loan request at a media briefing in Abuja, also denied he ever advised

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