Saturday, September 18, 2021


September 17, 2021

EFCC opens fire at Enugu hotel, scatters youth conference, arrests sleeping guests

At least 40 guests were feared driven away by operatives, who reportedly arrived in five unregistered vehicles, including two Toyota Hilux buses.

September 17, 2021

VAT War: FIRS insists CSOs, NGOs must pay tax

FIRS has insisted that civil society organisations (CSOs) and other non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are not exempted from paying VAT.

Zainab Ahmed and Mohammed Nami
September 16, 2021

Southern governors back Wike, Sanwo-Olu, insist states will collect VAT

Governors of states in Southern Nigeria on Thursday acknowledged the power of the states to collect value-added tax.

September 16, 2021

Nigeria’s image problem caused by media: Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s information minister, has deflected blame for the poor image the country endures internationally on activities of the media.

Lai Mohammed
September 16, 2021

Boko Haram raids Nigerian Army convoy, kills 12 soldiers, carts away millions

Military sources on the frontlines told Peoples Gazette that the insurgents attacked a convoy of armed soldiers travelling between Monguno and Maiduguri on Thursday morning.

September 16, 2021

FLASH: Southern governors meet in Enugu

As of the time of filing this report, nine governors and seven deputy governors had arrived.

Southern Governors
September 16, 2021

Nigerian Army ruthless, criminal organisation, former spokesman tells Canadian asylum court

But Said Agborere Hammed, a retired major, maintained he did not take part in the crimes against humanity committed by his former employer.

A composite of former COAS Tukur Buaratai, blood stained flag and President Muhammadu Buhari
September 16, 2021

Nigeria’s 5.2 million students at risk of being kidnapped: Ambassador

Records show that 1.4 million of the students are in Nigeria’s North-West, the hotbed of persistent abductions.

September 16, 2021

FG building three flyovers to decongest Lagos-Ibadan expressway: Fashola

The federal government is collaborating with the Ogun government to construct three bridges and an interchange on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

September 15, 2021

Dozens killed, many wounded as Nigerian Air Force mistakenly bombs Yobe community

The Nigerian Air Force swiftly issued a statement claiming the bombing did not occur. But the state governor contradicted the military in a condolence message.

Nigerian Air Force fighter jets used to illustrate the story.