Saturday, September 18, 2021

Oyindamola Olubajo

September 12, 2021

Bandits capture Nigerian military base in Zamfara; kill 12 officers, seize weapons

The bandits struck a forward operating base in Mutumji, Dansadau, about 80 kilometres south of the capital Gusau on Saturday morning, The Gazette learnt from military sources.

September 11, 2021

Nigerian soldiers continued shooting even as #EndSARS protesters were running away: Forensic Report

Footage of the protest analysed by forensic experts detailed how soldiers shot at fleeing protesters nonstop.

snapshot from footage of soldiers shooting the Lekki protesters.
September 11, 2021

Nigerian Army quiet as forensic report confirms bullets that killed #EndSARS protesters came from soldiers

Forensic experts said their findings confirmed that live ammunition used in killing #EndSARS protesters in Lekki belonged to the Nigerian Army.

September 9, 2021

Adamawa becomes first northern state to support VAT reform

The state said it supports anything that improves its IGR, and was keen on joining Rivers should FIRS appeal the judgment.

Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri
September 9, 2021

VAT Reform: There’ll be hunger in Gombe, Governor Yahaya warns Wike, Sanwo-Olu

The warning followed some governors’ push to start collecting VAT in their respective states, effectively dismantling the current system of exclusive federal VAT administration.

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, Gombe State Governor Inuwa Yahaya, and Lagos State governor, Babajide-Sanwo-Olu
September 8, 2021

I was wrong believing bandits truly repented: Masari

“The only thing I say is with the benefits of hindsight, I wouldn’t have done it,” said Mr Masari.

September 8, 2021

2019 Election: Documents show Atiku paid $16.5 million to secure U.S. visa, destroy Buhari campaign

The deal was signed on October 26, 2018, three weeks after Mr Abubakar clinched the presidential nomination of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari.

September 6, 2021

Sanwo-Olu proposes 21-year jail for armed herdsmen in Lagos

The lawmakers argued that the movement of cattles is a threat to peaceful coexistence in the state.

Sanwo-Olu, Herdsmen
September 6, 2021

El Salvador makes history, becomes first country to make Bitcoin official currency

In preparation for its adoption, the country has commenced installing Bitcoin ATMs to enable citizens to convert cryptocurrency into dollars and withdraw it in cash.

El Slavador President and Bitcoin
September 6, 2021

Masari attacks Wike, says Katsina will block Rivers from collecting VAT

Governor Aminu Masari says Katsina is appealing against a recent ruling by the Rivers Division of the Federal High Court, allowing Rivers to collect value-added tax (VAT).