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Nigeria wants to stop being lax about tax

Paying income tax used to be a joke in Nigeria which, no wonder, has the worst tax to GDP ratio in sub-Saharan Africa. As one banking executive put it: “In Nigeria, the government pretends to tax people and people pretend to pay. That’s the Nigerian social contract.” But these days …

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Nigeria going down, now being used as bad example — Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised Nigerian leaders to make personal sacrifices in the bid to strengthen the nation’s democracy and make the country great. The former president also said gave reasons why his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, cannot be defeated in a transparent election in Ekiti State. Mr. …

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Atletico Madrid arrive Nigeria ahead of Super Eagles friendly

Atletico Madrid have landed in Nigeria ahead of their friendly against Super Eagles B team at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday. Atletico named an updated 20-man squad for the encounter, to include club legend Fernando Torres and first-choice goalkeeper Jan Oblak. Kick-off for …

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African nations vow to recover stolen assets

Former British prime minister David Cameron two years ago was caught talking about an anti-corruption summit and calling Nigeria “fantastically corrupt”. But meanwhile his country ranks among the top destinations for stolen assets from African countries. Nigeria and ex-British colonies in Africa hope to change that by working together to …

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US Secretary of State calls Buhari, reaffirms Nigeria, US relations

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Nigeria’s President Muhamadu Buhari and reaffirmed the longstanding relationship between the U.S. and Nigeria, U.S. Department of State, said. Spokesperson for the Department, Ms Heather Nauert, said Pompeo, during the call, also underscored Buhari’s visit to the U.S. on April 30, and recognised …

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Osinbajo attends President Julius Bio’s inauguration

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday joined other world leaders at the inauguration ceremony of Julius Maada Bio, President of Sierra Leone held at the national stadium in Freetown.  The inauguration comes a little over a month after Bio was sworn onto office following his electoral victory on March …

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How To Fix Nigeria In 72 Hours

By Abdulrazaq O HAMZAT Nigeria is one of the greatest countries in the world, whose greatness is being held back by numerous self inflicted vices. While the country is blessed abundantly in all fronts, its greatest undoing is the lack of visionary leadership, which some analysts have described as Nigeria’s …

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Buhari finally returns to Nigeria after US visit (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally returned to Abuja, the capital of Nigeria after a 3-day working visit to the United States, where the Nigerian leader met with President Donald Trump at the White House, Washington DC. Mr Buhari left Nigeria on Saturday April 28, 2018 and expected back to the …

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