Confusion Over Sale Of Nigerian Coal Corporation

No doubt coal was discovered in Nigeria about 1909 at Udi Ridge by a British citizen known as Albert Kiston, during which the coal made its way to United Kingdom via Port Harcourt port in large quantities.  It was established under the law in 1950 and same law now known as laws of the federation…

Nigeria’s Company Income Tax Amongst Highest In The World

Nigeria has one of the highest company income tax rates globally which is a disincentive for business growth, Tax leader, PwC Nigeria, Taiwo Oyedele has said. According to Oyedele, Nigeria is in the top 10 in the world, for highest income tax rate. “We pay Company Income Tax, CIT 30 per cent, education tax, 2…

Police Uncover ‘Baby Factory’ In Lagos, Rescue 19 Pregnant Women

The police in Lagos on Sunday said they have uncovered a suspected baby factory and rescued 19 pregnant girls, Punch Metro reports.  The police stated that they acted on an intelligence report and swooped on the operators at their base on 14 Adisa Street, Ayanwale area of Ikotun. The police spokesman, Bala Elkana, said two suspects had…

Tacha Is More Relevant Than President Buhari: Reno Omokri

Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has expressed that disqualified housemate of Big Brother Naija, Tacha is more relevant than President Muhammadu Buhari. He noted President Buhari was not missed during his 6-months absence in Nigeria. Comparing the president with Tacha, he expressed that within hours of the housemate disqualification from the reality show, Nigerians stormed her hotel, showing that she…

Over 100,000 candidates now in universities, says JAMB

Dr Fabian Benjamin, Spokesman for JAMB, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos that the board hoped to utilise 80 to 90 per cent of the available spaces for this year’s admission. Benjamin stated that the board’s projection for this year’s admission was to ensure that candidates utilised more available spaces unlike…

Jigawa community cry for intervention, as pupils trek 24km to school daily

Residents of Kalawa village in Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa have appealed for the construction of a primary school in the community to ease hardship of pupils who trek 24 kilometres daily to and from school. The community is also asking Gov. Muhammad Badaru to construct a clinic in the area to enable them…

Surgeon Transplants Heart Of 35-Year-Old Woman To 12-Year-Old Girl

The heart of a 35-year-old woman, who suffered from brain death, was successfully transplanted into a 12-year-old girl on Friday September 28 in Tehran after being transferred by air medical services from Imam Reza Hospital in Tabriz to Shariati Hospital in Tehran. There is a nearly 600-kilomerter distance between Tabriz and Tehran and the heart…