• Revealed: FG plans to increase VAT coverage from 10% to 20%

    Revealed: FG plans to increase VAT coverage from 10% to 20%

    Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, has revealed that the Federal Government has no plans to impose new taxes but to expand the scope of Value Added Tax (VAT) in a drive for additional revenue.

     

    Akande said this in Abuja on Sunday that VAT was presently covering 10 per cent of the total areas expected at the rate of five per cent.

    “We want to increase the coverage to 20 per cent because […]

  • Fake lawyer and 20 kidnap suspects nabbed, paraded in Abia

    Fake lawyer and 20 kidnap suspects nabbed, paraded in Abia

    The Abia State Police Command on Wednesday paraded a fake lawyer, Mba Akachukwu alongside twenty kidnap and robbery suspects who have been terrorizing residents of the state.

    The Commissioner of Police, CP, Besan Gwana, who paraded the suspects before newsmen in the police headquarters in the state, said the fake lawyer was arrested by the Ohuru Isimiri Police Division.

    He said the self-acclaimed lawyer was apprehended with fake currency notes in N1, 000 and N500 denominations, several deeds of agreements, a letter […]

  • (Photos) Miss Tourism Nigeria 2016 contestant dies at 20

    (Photos) Miss Tourism Nigeria 2016 contestant dies at 20

    Organizers of the Miss Tourism Nigeria 2016 have announced the death of one of their contestants. The contestant, a finalist representing Ebonyi State, Maureen Onu, reportedly died in the early hours of Thursday.

    This disclosure was made known by the CEO of the organization, Mr. Santiago Roberts, at the weekend. In a statement, Roberts said, “The brand lost a true and great gem.

    “Maureen was always prompt to carry out instructions/tasks giving and willing to learn; she was looking forward to representing her […]