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FG To Recruit 7500 Graduates as Tax Advocates
According to several media reports, the Federal Government has conclude plans to recruit 7500 graduates as part of the Community Tax Liason Officers Project in a bid to promote tax compliance among citizens. Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler made this known on Thursday.

Dasuki: Court Grants Protection for Witnesses
A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted some witnesses hoping to testify against the former National Security Adviser permission to do so behind screens. Justice Ahmed Muhammed gave this ruling on Thursday in order to promote the safety and security of witnesses during the ongoing trial.

Nigeria’s Inflation Drops to 16.25% in May- NBS
Inflation rate in Nigeria has dropped from 17.24% in April 2017 to 16.25% in May 2017. This was contained in data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Thursdays which highlights the 0.99% drop over the 1 month period.

Osinbajo Tells Ndigbos Not to Panic Over Quit Notice
In a reaction to the recent quit notice issued by some concerned elements under the coalition of northern youths, directing indigenous of Igbo extraction to vacate their states before October 1, the Acting President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo met with leaders from the south east region. Furthermore, he urged Ndigbos not to panic over the quit notice and called for peaceful coexistence.

Osun APC denies Adeleke’s Membership of Party
The Osun faction of the APC has issued a statement to deny Ademola Adeleke’s membership of the party. This was sequel to his rumored defection to the PDP in order to contest the position of his late brother at the Senate.

Melaye is a Deviant- Bello
The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bell referred to the Senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District as a social deviant. This occurred when he was interviewed by media crews during his visit to the Acting President to update him on developments in Kogi State.

Evans Cries in Police Cell, Releases More Information
Notorious and billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudemeje George Onwuamadike, aka, Evans has been remorseful ever since his recent arrest and detention in a police cell in Lagos. He further disclosed that he started as an armed robber in Kaduna and during his first operation, they killed the victim.

My Charms Failed Me- Evans
Billionaire kidnap kingpin Evans has decried his arrest saying his charm failed him and that resulted in his arrest. He said he had become worried over the potency of his charm when officers of the Nigeria police successfully trailed him to his Igando detention facility, but his fears were allayed by his native doctor who reassured him.

Presidency Kicks Against Saraki’s Acquittal
The Presidency in a statement on Thursday has kicked against the recent acquittal and dismissal of all 18 charges filled against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja.

Policemen Say Nigeria Not Worth Dying For
Even though the commissioner, Imo State Police Command, Ezeife has indicated that the Inspector General may soon approve the conferment of post humous award of officers killed during the daring robbery at Zennith Bank Owerri, some officers of the Nigerian Police have suggested that they cannot lay their lives. This is in reaction to past and recent antecedents where families of slain officers were neglected.

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