NLC rejects six percent tenancy

NLC rejects six percent tenancy, lease duty agreement

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to reverse the six percent tenancy and lease stamp duty agreement in the country. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. Wabba said that the Congress noted with dismay the new policy by the Federal Government through the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) …

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Insurers must adopt technology to reposition industry – SystemSpecs

Nigeria’s insurance industry must rethink its strategic operations and maximise its potentials by fully harnessing technology to increase the adoption of its offerings and achieve its mandate of protecting individuals and businesses across multiple industries from potential losses of different kinds. Deremi Atanda, an Executive Director at SystemSpecs, a leading financial and human capital technology company in Africa, made this …

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BREAKING: Kwara Governor loses dad

Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation The first lawyer from the Northern part of the country and father of Kwara State Governor, Alh. Abdulganiyu Folorunsho  Abdulrasaq is dead. Popularly known as AGF, he died in the early hours of Saturday in Lagos. He passed away less than four months to his 93rd birthday. Apart from being Nigeria’s Ambassador to Cote …

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Army’s ‘Operation Positive Identification’ illegal, says court

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos has declared as illegal the ‘Operation Positive Identification’ introduced late last year by the Nigerian Army in response rising cases of banditry, kidnapping and farmer/herders’ clashes across the country. The military operation requires that all citizens must carry a means of identification, such as the national identity card, voter card, driving licence, …

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To Hell with That!

A couple in Britain have won the right to name their child Lucifer, a name banned in many countries. There seems to be some people who value their “rights” more than the norms of society and the reality that their child will suffer for their choice. There are literally thousands of names that would be a better choice including Dennis, …

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BREAKING: Nigeria records 591 new cases of COVID-19 as its total rises to 39,539; deaths now 845

Nigeria on Friday night recorded 591 fresh COVID-19 cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which confirmed this on its Twitter handle, said the fresh cases were recorded in 16 states of the federation and Abuja. It added that 12 people died from complications resulting from the virus on Friday. Consequently, the number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 833 to 845. …

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