Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Thursday 24th January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Increase in VAT underway as FG launches SRG
Increase in Value Added Tax (VAT), new Customs duties on some goods are underway with federal government’s launch of Strategic Revenue Growth Initiatives (SRGI) yesterday in Abuja. The government has said that to effect upward review on VAT, it would send executive bill to National Assembly to be effected on select items, Minister of
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target=_blank>FG: We use World Bank loan for social investment protection programme
The Federal Government has said that the ongoing Social Investment Protection Programme of the present administration was being implemented from the loan facility obtained from the World Bank. This revelation came on the heels of controversial letter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo through which he accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of re-looting the money
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Management of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu State, has announced plans to give mass burial to 450 abandoned or unclaimed corpses in her morgue. In a statement made public in Enugu entitled: “Notice of Disposable Action. Re: Unclaimed Corpses in UNTH mortuary,” the management said the abandoned or unclaimed corpses had
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target=_blank>20-second exercise can improve fitness
Scientists in Canada said as little as 20 seconds of brisk stair climbing, done several times a day, might be enough exercise to improve fitness. According to the findings of a new study published this month in the journal of ‘Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism,’ people can complete a meaningful series of insta-workouts without leaving
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target=_blank>IFSB issues new Takaful paper
The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) has issued its ninth research in the Working Paper series which examines regulatory and market practices issues relating to consumer protection in the Takaful sector (WP-09). Supported by the results of industry-wide survey responses from Takaful operators and their regulatory and supervisory authorities, this Working Paper explores how an
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target=_blank>LADOL records 46% annual growth
Jadesimi voted Young CEO of The Year The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has adjudged Lagos Deep offshore Logistic Base (LADOL) and other companies capable of driving transformative economic growth in in Nigeria, Africa and beyond as the company recorded an average compound annual growth rate of 46per cent up from 16 per cent
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target=_blank>Obi, Agbaje storm Lagos markets, assure traders of PDP’s support
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) vicepresidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi and Lagos State governorship candidate, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, yesterday visited four business hubs in Lagos, assuring traders of a robust economy should their party come into power. Accompanied by the deputy governorship candidate, Mrs. Haleemat Busari and legislative candidates, the PDP entourage received tumultuous reception
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target=_blank>FG launches SRG, mulls upward review of VAT
…carbonated drinks to attract excise duty Increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) and new Customs duties on certain goods are underway with Federal Government’s launch of Strategic Revenue Growth Initiatives (SRGI) yesterday in Abuja. Government has said that to effect upward review of VAT on select items, it would send executive bill to the
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target=_blank>Atiku’s wife flays FG over Trader Moni, warns against inducement
Wife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Mrs. Titi Abubakar, yesterday criticised the Federal Government’s Trader Moni programme, saying it was a subtle means of deceiving unsuspecting Nigerians. She asked the electorate to be wary of Greek gifts by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the general election. Mrs. Abubakar
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Situation Room charges INEC on credible elections
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room again yesterday charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free and fair elections on February 16 and March 2. This position was contained in a threshold document jointly signed by more than 20 civil society organisations, a copy of which was obtained by New Telegraph in […]
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