Consumers of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes will from June 4, 2018, pay more for their favourite brands as the federal government recently announced an upward review of the excise duty rates for the products.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who gave approval for the amendment, also gave a three [...]
More than 30 years after Abuja was first mooted, it has remained a city on construction so much so that most parts of the various areas and zones are yet to be implemented. The rush of successive administrations not to complete projects from previous ones have not helped matters in Abuja realizing its [...]
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has stated that it is going to proceed with the conduct of elections as stipulated in the Electoral 2010 as amended, despite the National Assembly insisting on having it in a different sequence.
Recall that the two chambers of the National Ass [...]
Many distraught Nigerians lightened with optimism when the All Progressives Congress, APC, appeared to set the nation on history’s path, endorsing the much-clamored restructuring through a report that aligned with public yearning.
After failed attempts to develop since the amalgamation of [...]
On May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari in his inaugural speech in Abuja said; ‘Boko Haram is not only the security issue bedeviling our country. The spate of kidnappings, armed robberies, herdsmen/farmers clashes, cattle rustlings all help to add to the general air of insecurity in our land [...]
Nigerians are in the throes of a bleak Yuletide as prices of goods and services continue to soar, even as fuel scarcity enters the third week with no respite in sight.
Except something happens later this week, Nigerians with plans of travelling for the Christmas and New Year festivities will ha [...]
In about seven days, Christmas will be upon us after a year of mixed bags. It is only fitting to retrospectively look at a year that has shaped Nigeria in many ways and count the blessings.
There is no better time to take stock at a time when Jesus Christ, God’s Gift of Love to humanity w [...]
The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 provides in the Fourth Schedule the main functions of the 774 local governments and six area councils in the Federal Capital Territory to include but not limited to the collection of rates, radio and television licences; establish [...]
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