Some States Are ‘Militant’ On VAT Collection Issue Says Femi Adesina As He Reveals What Buhari Govt Plans To Do

The presidency on Sunday disclosed that the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government will abide by whatever final decision the courts take on the current tussle involving the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) in Nigeria. Speaking on Sunday, the special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina said the Buhari government is law-abiding …

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FG Demands Action As Italian Man Murders Nigerian Wife

The federal government has demanded the Italian government take action after one of its citizens murdered his Nigerian wife. The Chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Sunday condemned the act, describing it as unfortunate and sad. She called on the government of Italy to ensure justice is served on the …

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Bauchi Christians ready to take COVID-19 vaccine – CAN tells State govt

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Bauchi State on Sunday assured the state government of readiness by Christian faithful in the state to take the COVID-19 vaccine as long as it will be made available. It was earlier reported that the state governor, Gov Bala Mohammed had, while flagging off the second phase of …

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Edo: I’m Afraid Of What Will Happen When I Leave Office – Gov Obaseki Speaks Out

Though not due to leave office until his tenure expires in 2024, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has expressed fears about what will happen when he is no longer a Governor. Naija News, however, reports that that the governor wasn’t speaking about what will happen to him as a person but what will happen …

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COVID-19: FG Takes Fresh Action On Foreign Travellers

The Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has relaxed restrictions on foreign travellers without evidence of payment for their COVID-19 PCR test. Naija News reports that foreign travellers were previously required to show proof of payment for their COVID-19 PCR test before they were boarded on any airline. But in a memo dates September 11, 2021, the Director-General …

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DJ Cuppy ‘Fights’ Kiddwaya Over Attitude In Trending Video

Billionaire daughter and musician, DJ Cuppy and former Big Brother Naija housemate, Kiddwaya clashed in a trending video. Their ‘fight’, Naija News understands started after Kiddwaya, during a conversation told Florence Otedola (Cuppy’s birthname) to drop aside her billionaire attitude maybe she could get a man to stay by her. The trending scenario was an …

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Customs to investigate murder of officer in Ogun

Deputy Comptroller, Hussein Ejibunu, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A, has directed investigations into the murder of one of its operatives, a Customs Assistant 1, on Saturday night in Ogun. Ejibunu, currently the Acting Controller FOU of the zone, gave the directive in a statement by Mr Theophilus Duniya, the zone’s Public Relations Officer. According …

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Buhari to commission Cross River’s ultra-moderm rice mill

President Muhammadu Buhari is now set for the formal commissioning of the Cross River-owned 10-ton per hour ultra-moderm rice mill located in Ogoja Local Government Area. Governor Ben Ayade made the disclosure during the test run of the factory. While thanking the contractors for what he deacribed as their diligent commitment to the project, Ayade …

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FG relaxes restriction on foreign travellers without COVID-19 test payment evidence

The Federal Government has relaxed the restriction on foreign travellers without evidence of payment for their COVID-19 PCR test. In a statement by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, foreign airlines were asked to board passengers without evidence of payment for day seven COVID-19 PCR test or generate paid QR code/permit to fly. The statement dated …

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Niger: Scores Killed As Fleeing Bandit Terrorists Run Into Military Camp

Heightened military operations against bandits in Zamfara and Katsina has forced the fleeing terrorists to run into soldiers at Maganda village near Allawa in Shiroro LGA of Niger State. The bandits, according to PUNCH, ran into the military camp in Allawa while escaping through the notorious Allawa Forest in their hundreds. It was gathered that …

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Update: Italian man who killed his Nigerian wife arrested after 30 hours on the run

The Italian police has arrested 61-year-old, Pierangelo Pellizzari, who murdered his Nigerian wife, Amenze Rita after she reportedly filed for divorce. WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that 31-year-old Amenze was killed in front of her colleagues in the parking lot of Mf Mushroom, a company where she worked on Friday morning, September 10, in Noventa Vicentina. …

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IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu’s disciple, Simon Ekpa vows to return medal won while representing Nigeria

Simon Ekpa, a disciple of the Supreme Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu denounced Nigeria and vowed to return the medal he won for the country. Ekpa, an athlete who represented Nigeria at the 2003 African Junior Athletics Championships said this in a Facebook post on Sunday, adding that leaders …

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APC Expels Former Enugu Governor, Ex-Speaker, 39 Others [Full List]

The Enugu State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled forty-one members of the party for taking the state leadership to court. Naija News reports that those expelled include a former Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon. Eugene Odo, former military governor, Group Capt. Joe Orji, a former Deputy Governorship candidate …

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Police Kill Top IPOB/ESN Commander In Imo While Allegedly Planning An Attack

The Imo State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has killed a commander of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) in the state. The police in a statement released on Sunday said it killed the IPOB/ESN leader after it received intelligence that the agitators are isolated in an uncompleted building situated in a valley in …

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Anambra orders transporters, traders to ‘operate fully on all weekdays’

Government of Anambra has ordered transporters and traders in the state to go about their normal activities and ignore any directive asking residents to stay at home. This was contained in a statement released on Saturday by the commissioner for information in Anambra, C. Don Adinuba. According to Adinuba, all sectors of the economy are expected to …

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CBN to banks: Desist from forex malpractices or face suspension

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has cautioned banks involved in any form of foreign exchange (FX) malpractice risk their FX operational licence being suspended for at least one year. This warning was issued on Friday by the apex bank in a circular signed by director of trade and exchange department, O.S Nnaji This is …

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Southerners Using Open Grazing Law To Attack Buhari’s Fulani People, Loot Treasury – Miyetti Allah Blows Hot

The National Secretary, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Saleh Alhassan, has claimed that the anti-open grazing law being established in the south is just a means of scoring political points. The factional group of Fulani herdsmen claim that state governors in the south are exaggerating the herdsmen crisis to get more security votes or loot treasuries. …

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We Used Spiritual Powers To Send Nnamdi Kanu, Sunday Igboho To Jail – Miyetti Allah Brags

The National Secretary, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Saleh Alhassan, has said the group used it’s spiritual powers to send Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho to jail. Naija News reports that IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, who were vocal against the activities of Fulani Herdsmen are currently languishing in detention in …

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It is shameful for pensioners to protest, Dakuku Peterside tells Wike

Former director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that it is shameful to Rivers state for pensioners to protest over understanding entitlements. Recall that pensioners in Rivers state on Wednesday took to the streets to protest the non-payment of their gratuities and pension arrears “since 2012”. According to report, the …

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Outcome of military operations against insurgents encouraging, says Air chief

Chief of air staff, Oladayo Amao has stated that the results of military flight operations against insurgents have been positive and encouraging. This was stated by chief of air staff, Amao when he paid an operational visit to frontline troops of the 105 composite group in Maiduguri, and the 103 strike group in Yola. In a …

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Yul Edochie Opens Up On Who The Richest Nigerian Actor In 2021 Is

Popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has revealed who the richest Nigerian actor in 2021 is. Yul had made the revelation via his Instagram handle. He said that his colleague Zubby Micheal is currently the richest Nigerian actor in 2021. He had written: “So I heard Zubby said he’s the richest actor in Nigeria. Well I …

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Rescued travellers narrate how they were kidnapped by bandits in Ondo

The three kidnap victims rescued by the men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, also known as Amotekun Corps, have narrated how they were kidnapped on Wednesday by bandits at the Ifira Akoko -Ido Ani Expressway in Ondo state. WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that the victims were among the 12 passengers attacked on Wednesday, kidnapped …

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Domiciliary: No plan to convert currencies — CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it has no plan to convert foreign currencies in the domiciliary accounts of bank customers. The Director of Corporate Communications, Mr. Osita Nwasinobi, said this in a statement yesterday. The statement reads: “the attention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been drawn to a fake …

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Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Sunday, 12th September, 2021

Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top newspapers headlines in Nigeria for today, Sunday, 12th September 2021. No More Mercy As Zamfara Govt Declares War On Bandits The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has declared that his administration is determined to go all out in the war against banditry in the …

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EndSARS: Forensic Expert Explains Why Lekki Shooting Can’t Be Analyzed

The Managing Director of Sentinel Forensics Limited, Mr Joseph Funsho-Ako has disclosed that physical evidence was removed from Lekki tollgate before his team were invited to conduct analysis at the scene of the shooting of EndSARS protesters in Lagos. Disclosing that the team visited the tollgate 87 days after the October 20, 2020 incident, he …

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