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FG to Stop Tax Exemption on Oil Companies’ Dividends

By Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja The federal government is seeking to stop tax exemption on dividends paid from the profit of oil companies operating in the country when the Finance Bill currently before the National Assembly is finally passed into law. The bill was submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the 2020 Appropriation Bill on The post FG to Stop Tax Exemption on Oil Companies’ ...
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MKO Abiola physician, Falomo for burial November 28

Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The Nigeria Medical Association on Tuesday said that the former personal physician to the late MKO Abiola, Dr Ore Falomo, would be buried on November 28, 2019 in Lagos. According to a press release detailing burial arrangement of the late Falomo from the NMA, signed by its secretary general, Dr Olumuyiwa Odusote,
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Police foil armed robbery attack on CBN office in Benin

Sola Shittu, Benin The police on Tuesday evening foiled an armed robbery attempt on the Benin branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The robbers attempted to break into the CBN when a bullion van carrying cash to an unknown commercial bank was about leaving the CBN premises. However, the policemen attached to the bank
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Progressive governance involves provision of education, jobs, healthcare – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says progressive governance entails spreading education, providing healthcare services, employment among other services.
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Petrol stations on Nigeria's borders close after fuel delivery ban

Petrol stations on Nigeria's borders close after fuel delivery ban ABUJA/BAUCHI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Fuel stations along Nigeria's land borders have closed and prices have spiked after customs authorities banned deliveries of petroleum products to stations within 20 kilometres (12 miles) of the border in an attempt to curb smuggling.
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Kano police rescue 11th child kidnap victim

Ted Odogwu, Kano The  Kano State Police Command’s anti-kidnapping team of Operation Puff  Adder has rescued another kidnap victim, in a fresh operation it carried out on Tuesday, bringing the number of rescued children to 11. In a press statement, made available to newsmen, by the Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, the command said that
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Xenophobia: Planned asylum centre torched in Belgium

Belgian authorities opened an investigation on Tuesday after arsonists attacked a planned asylum seekers’ centre in the small town of Belzen, raising fears of anti-migrant violence in Belgium. The fire late Sunday, which did not cause any casualties, took place at a former retirement home whose scheduled change into an asylum centre sparked angry protests
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Nigeria targets oil companies for a greater share of profits

Nigeria targets oil companies for a greater share of profits In a move Nigeria's president hailed as a "landmark moment", Africa's largest oil producer approved legislation this week to bolster its share of revenues from international majors.
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Nigerian forces fire in the air to quell protest

Nigerian forces fire in the air to quell protest Nigerian security forces used tear gas and fired in the air on Tuesday to disperse protesters seeking the release of an opposition figure held since August after calling for a revolution.
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