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N175m Tax: Kaduna Seals Off Access Bank Indefinitely

By Idibia Gabriel, Kaduna The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service, KDIRS, Wednesday, sealed off three branches of Access Bank in Kaduna metropolis over non remittance of over N175 million Pay-As-You-Earn, PAYE. Those affected include the bank branches located along Bida Road, Ahmadu Bello Way and Isa Kaita Road. Secretary and Legal Adviser to KDIRS, Mr Francis Kozah, told newsmen shortly ...

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Kolade Chairs As Anya Delivers TheNiche Annual Lecture

Ingredients for successful business and accountable governance will be digested by industry bosses, governors, opinion leaders, and civil society on October 15 when Professor Anya O. Anya delivers TheNiche Newspaper second annual lecture. Anya, former chief executive officer of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) and scholar of international repute, will speak on ‘Business and Accountable Governance: The Obligation of ...

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APC Celebrates Gov Yahaya Of Gombe On 58th Birthday  

The All Progressives Congress (APC) celebrates the Governor of Gombe State, Alh. Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, on the occasion of his 58th birthday. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said truly, the good people of Gombe state voted wisely in electing Governor Yahaya to steer the affairs of the state. “The impact of ...

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Zenith Bank Drives Convenient Banking And Financial Inclusion With Z-Money

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced Z-Money, which brings banking services closer to its customers and enhance financial inclusion among the under-banked and unbanked populace of the country. Z-Money is an agency banking product of the bank which entails the onboarding of agents who are expected to render basic financial services on behalf of the bank. Through ...

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Ekwulobia Seeks Obiano’s Intervention As Umuchiana Erosion Gully Resurfaces

By Izunna Okafor The people of Ekwulobia Community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State have sought the urgent intervention of the state Governor, Chief Dr. Willie Obiano over the resurfacing of the Umuachiana Erosion Gully and other infrastructural challenges bedeviling the community. The President General of the Ekwulobia People’s Assembly, Engr. Emeka Maduabuchi disclosed the appeal while hosting ...

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APC Confident Of Early Passage Of 2020 National Budget

Following the presentation of the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the commitment of both the executive and legislative arms to ensure budget passage is returned to January-December cycle. To put this into effect, the All Progressives Congress notes the early presentation ...

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Not All Police Officers Are Bad Eggs, Says Obiano  

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has extolled the efforts of the Nigeria Police in crime fighting and crime prevention across the country, noting that not all officers of the Nigeria police are  bad eggs as some of them are duly committed to their duties and obligations. The governor gave the commendations yesterday at Golden Tulip hotel ...

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Anambra Sets Up Efficiency Unit To Track 2020 Budget Implementation

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Mark Okoye, the state commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget in Anambra state says government has set up what he terms efficiency unit to ensure that provisions allocated to ministries, departments, parastatals and agencies of government are deployed for the purpose they are meant for. The commissioner who stated this at a news briefing in Awka, said ...

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Appeal Court Set To Open In Anambra

Following the revelation last week that a division of the Court of Appeal is to open soon in Awka, the Anambra State capital, stakeholders have been commending both Court of Appeal President Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa and the state government for  their preeminent roles in bringing the appellate court nearer to the people. Both legal professionals and others have spoken to ...

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Atiku Outraged At Sex For Grades In Tertiary Institutions

…proffers solutions  Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 presidential election is outraged by the prevalence of #SexForGrades in public tertiary institutions across West Africa. Reacting to the sordid exposure in the BBC Africa Eye’s latest investigative documentary, Atiku Abubakar says such predatory attitude is unacceptable, and requires systemic ...

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