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    Politics We must tax the rich mercilessly – Aregbesola – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Former Governor of Osun State now minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola has called for increased taxation of rich Nigerians. Aregbesola who spoke at an event to celebrate the 70th birthday of former Governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi, affirmed that the tax from the rich could be used to...
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    Metro Five inmates electrocuted at Ikoyi Custodial Centre - Daily Trust

    Five inmates have been killed as a result of an electrical fault in one of the cells at the Ikoyi Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos. Spokesman of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Francis Enobore, disclosed this in a statement made available to Daily Trust yesterday. ADVERTISEMENT Read...
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    Metro Prisoners In American Earn Higher Than Workers In Nigeria – Olu Famous Blog

    Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday shocked the nation, when he hinted that the least daily upkeep of a prisoner in America was higher than the proposed N30,000 minimum wage. He also pointed out that the least daily upkeep spent on a prisoner in America is N31,000 … Read more...
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    Politics Buhari still in charge of petroleum ministry as 10 ministers retain portfolios - The Cable

    President Muhammadu Buhari is still in charge of the petroleum ministry as he announced Timipre Sylva as minister of state for petroleum. Lai Mohammed (information), Chris Ngige (labour) and Mohammed Bello (federal capital territory), Rotimi Amaechi are among the ministers who retained their...
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    Metro Federal Govt. Declares Friday And Monday Public Holidays – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    The Federal Government has declared Friday, 15th and Monday, 18th June as public holidays to celebrate this year’s Eid-el Fitr. This was confirmed by the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Monday, in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr M. B. Umar …...
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    Business Nigerian Government Introduces Biometric Visa

    Nigeria has started issuing biometric visa, the first in Africa, designed to effectively block people that should not enter the country. The introduction of biometric visa was announced by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Mr. Abubakar Magaji, at the 2017 End-of-Year Dinner...
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    Metro We Have Summoned Arewa Youths Over Igbo Quit Notice – Minister

    The Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), on Friday hinted that leaders of the Northern youth groups that were behind the eviction notice given to Igbos in the North have been invited for questioning by the Department of State Services (DSS). Dambazau who did not release...
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    Politics PDP Bot Reacts Northern Youth Seeking To Evict Igbo

    Chairman, board of trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Walid Jibrin has charged elders in the north to condemn the attempt by some Arewa groups to evict the Igbo from the region. On Tuesday, some youth groups gave the Igbo a three-month ultimatum to leave the northern region...
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    Politics Easter: Buhari Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

    President Muhamamdu Buhari-led Federal Government has declared Friday 14th and Monday 17th April as Public Holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter celebrations. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined Christian...
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    Politics FG Deports 3 Koreans, Bans Them From Nigeria For 10 Years

    The federal government has announced the deportation of three South Koreans from the country over alleged immigration offences. Ekpedeme King, the spokesperson for the Nigeria Immigration Service said this in a statement released yesterday that they remained ineligible to enter the country for...
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    Metro Workers' Day: FG Declares Monday As Public Holiday

    The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 2, 2016 as public holiday to commemorate the 2016 Workers’ Day Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), who made the declaration on behalf of the government, congratulated Nigerian workers for “their...
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    Politics Nigerian Senate Rejects N130 Daily Feeding for Prison Inmates

    The Senate committee on Interior, today, rejected the sum of N130 budgeted for the feeding of each of the inmates in prisons across the country. The revelation was made when Minister of Interior, Retired General Abdulrahaman Dambazzau appeared before members of the Senate Committee on Interior...
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