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FG orders NHIS boss on administrative leave

The Federal Government has ordered the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, to proceed on administrative leave immediately. The government, on Wednesday also set up a seven-man panel to investigate the allegations levelled against him by the scheme’s Governing Council, which led to his recent controversial suspension. According to a Read more

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Ogun APC elders seek Gov. Amosun’s expulsion over alleged anti-party activities

The elders of Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) seeks for the Immediate expulsion of governor Ibikunle Amosun from the party over alleged anti-party activities. In a petition to the national body, the elders accused the governor of gross misconduct and deliberate plans to destroy the ruling party in the state Below is the full Read more

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Polaris Bank in fresh crisis as shareholders accuse GMD, Tokunbo Abiru of fraud

Fresh reports have indicated, a bridge bank created by the Central Bank of Nigeria to take over the assets and liabilities of the defunct Skye Bank is galloping inward crisis as shareholders of the defunct bank have reportedly accused the current management of Polaris Bank, led by its Group Managing Director, Mr. Adetokunboh Abiru of Read more

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Press Release

SERAP – Tax evasion fuelling poverty in Nigeria

A report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), realised in Lagos yesterday, has revealed how failure of multinational companies to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on over $8 billion oil and gas assets sold to Nigerian entities fuels poverty, underdevelopment and inequality in Nigeria. The report titled “Impact of Non-Payment of Capital Gains Read more

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APC Crisis: Buhari dialogues with aggrieved party aspirants in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday hosted aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress in the just concluded party’s primaries across the country. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that those in attendance at the dinner included aggrieved gubernatorial, National and State Assembly aspirants who failed to secure the party’s tickets in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. The Read more

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Trump reveals plans to scrap birthright citizenship

President Donald Trump said he will scrap a constitutional guarantee to citizenship for anyone born on US soil in a headline-grabbing move bolstering his anti-immigration platform a week before midterm elections. The surprise announcement in an interview with Axios, released in part on Tuesday, followed the dispatch of more than 5,000 regular troops to the Read more