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    Business TIN only for individual business accounts, no VAT on pads… 15 ways new finance bill will change Nigeria - Nairaland

    The finance bill signed by President Muhammadu Buhari will affect Nigeria’s economic space in more ways than one. Checks by TheCable showed that the bill amends 80 provisions across the companies income tax, petroleum profits tax, personal income tax, value-added tax, customs and excise duties...
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    Metro Man arrested for using phone line previously owned by Buhari’s daughter sues DSS - The Cable

    Anthony Okolie, the man who was arrested for using a phone line previously owned by Hanan, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, has sued her and the Department of State Services (DSS) for N500m, according to The Punch. Okolie was reportedly arrested in July in Asaba, Delta state, and spent...
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    Metro PHOTOS: Fela’s statue pulled down from Allen roundabout two years after inauguration by Ambode - The Cable

    On this day, October 15, which would have been Fela’s 79th birthday, the government and people of Lagos state celebrate Fela with the unveiling of this liberation statue. It has been 20 years since he passed on but the memories he left us with remain evergreen. Today, we celebrate a man who...
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    Metro Lagos principal: How I defiled twin students, impregnated one - The Cable

    S0amson Adeyemo, a principal of a secondary school in Lagos, has admitted before an Ikeja special offences court that he had sexual relationships with two 17-year-old twin students of his school. Adeyemo, 41, who resides at 8, Odesanya street, Abule Egba, Lagos, is the principal of Legati...
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    Metro EXTRA: Church’s accountant bags 18-year jail term for stealing tithe and offering - The Cable

    A federal high court in Yola, Adamawa state, has sentenced Ibrahim Aku, accountant of the Church of Brethren in Nigeria, to 18 years in prison for fraud. Nathan Musa, the judge, gave the order while ruling on a six-count charge filed against the accused, on Monday. The Economic and Financial...
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    Politics Amid backlash, Aisha Buhari tweets video of daughter waving inside presidential jet- The Cable

    Aisha Buhari, the first lady, on Monday tweeted a video of Hanan, one her daughters, waving at a crowd from the presidential jet. The 55 seconds clip, accompanied with a musical background, showed Hanan capturing the culture of Bauchi people. Hanan’s use of one of the aircraft in the...
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    Metro You represent waste of the past’ — APC blasts Atiku - The Cable

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) says former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his party, represent the “wasted past” that Nigerians have chosen to correct. The ruling party said this in reaction to Atiku’s charge to the PDP on rebuilding itself rather than...
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    Metro Kwara govt demolishes Saraki’s ‘political home’ - The Cable

    The Kwara state government has demolished the Sarakis’ political home better known as ‘Ile Arúgbó’ in Ilorin. TheCable learnt the building was demolished early Thursday after security operatives dispersed protesters, including aged women within the complex. The state government had fixed...
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    Politics ‘You cuddled past dictators’ — presidency replies PUNCH again - The Cable

    The presidency has issued yet another response to PUNCH over its protest against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. After the newspaper announced that it had taken the decision to henceforth prefix Buhari’s name with his rank as a military dictator in the 80s, Femi Adesina, special...
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    Metro Wole Soyinka Centre postpones award to Osinbajo in protest against Sowore’s rearrest - The Cable

    The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) says it has postponed the integrity award to be presented to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to protest against Omoyele Sowore’s rearrest in court. In a statement on Monday, the centre said honouring Osinbajo with the award in the light...
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    Metro Wole Soyinka Centre postpones award to Osinbajo in protest against Sowore’s rearrest - The Cable

    The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) says it has postponed the integrity award to be presented to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to protest against Omoyele Sowore’s rearrest in court. In a statement on Monday, the centre said honouring Osinbajo with the award in the light...
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    Politics Aisha Buhari: Bad people have taken over the country from us - The Cable

    Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, says “bad people” have taken over the country from people who are “supposed to be in charge”. Aisha said this on Thursday during a phone-in interview on Television Continental (TVC)’s ‘Journalists Hangout’ programme. She said it is unacceptable...
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    Politics FG to convert grazing reserves to ranches - The Cable

    The federal government says it will convert the country’s grazing reserves to ranches. Bashir Usman, executive secretary of the National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE), disclosed this on Tuesday at a training workshop on the remodelling exercise held in Zaria, Kaduna state read more
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    Politics Court orders Saraki, Akpabio and Other Senators to refund pensions collected as ex-govs - The Cable

    A federal high court in Ikoyi has asked the federal government to recover pensions and allowances received by former and serving senators as ex-governors. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) disclosed the ”landmark judgement” in a tweet on Wednesday. The group sued the...
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    Metro Atiku appears in court, signs N2.5bn libel suit against Buhari’s aide - The Cable

    Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has appeared at the federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Maitama to sign his witness deposition in support of the N2.5 billion libel suit filed against Lauretta Onochie, an aide of President Muhammadu Buhari. Atiku was accompanied by Mike...
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    Metro PFN declares two-day prayer against UNN conference on witchcraft - The Cable

    The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has declared a two-day “prayer of warfare” against the conference on witchcraft being organised by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). In a statement on Sunday, Godwin Madu, chairman of PFN in Enugu, also called for the cancellation of the conference...
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    Business BREAKING: Oil production hits three-year high as GDP grows by 2.28% - The Cable

    Data made available by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 2.28% in the third quarter of 2019. This is 0.17 percentage points higher than the 2.12% revised GDP growth recorded in the second quarter. The previous Q2 GDP figure...
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    Politics ‘Suffered a major blow under Obasanjo’ — five things we never knew about Mamman Daura - The Cable

    Mamman Daura, President Muhmmadu Buhari’s nephew, crossed into the octogenarian league on Saturday and one of his children penned a tribute for him. In the piece about Daura whom she described as an “extraordinarily man”, Fatima shared a lot of information which many do not know about her...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Senate reintroduces bill to regulate social media with 3 years imprisonment for ‘offenders’

    Today's News Highlights Include https://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/senate-reintroduces-bill-to-regulate-social-media-%E2%80%94-with-3-years-imprisonment-for-%E2%80%98offenders%E2%80%99-the-cable.407887/...
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    Metro UNILAG suspends another lecturer in sex-for-grades scandal - The Cable

    The University of Lagos has suspended Samuel Oladipo, a lecturer in the department of economics, over the sex-for-grades scandal rocking the institution. Oladipo was seen in the second stream of a documentary on sexual assault released by the BBC Africa Eye on Monday. The school management...
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