MORE THAN HALF OF NIGERIA’S REVENUE COMES FROM FIRS- RMAFC

More than half of Nigeria’s revenue provided by FIRS – RMAFC Premium Times Nigeria / Agency Report / 6 hours ago The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) contributed 59.7 per cent of revenues in the Federation Account in the last three months. The Chairman of RMAFC, Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other management members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit. “I want to observe with pleasure that in the last three months, the FIRS…

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HOW KOGI GOVERNOR, YAHAYA BELLO ACHIEVED IN 3 YEARS WHAT PDP GOVERNMENT COULD NOT ACHIEVE IN 13 YEARS – OSHIOMHOLE

Kogi’s Yahaya Bello achieved more in three years than PDP’s 13 – Oshiomhole Premium Times Nigeria / Premium Times / 6 hours ago The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says Governor Yahaya Bello has achieved more in three and a half years in Kogi State than other governors recorded in the previous 13 years. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governed the state between 2003 and 2016. Mr Oshiomhole stated this on Thursday at the party’s headquarters in Abuja during a meeting of the National Working Committee of the party with…

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CYRIL RAMAPHOSA, SOUTH AFRICA GIVES ACTUSL FIGURE OF CASUSLTIES IN SOUTH AFRICA’S XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said that at least 10 persons have been killed, two of them foreigners, in a wave of riots and attacks. The president said this in a televised address in Johannesburg. “Over the past few days, our country has been deeply traumatised and troubled by acts of violence and criminality directed against foreign nationals and our own citizens,” Mr Ramaphosa said. “People have lost their lives, families have been traumatised … We know that at least 10 people have been killed in the violence.…

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FBI- WANTED SUSPECT ARRESTED IN KADUNA – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crime Comission (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, in collaboration with the FBI, recorded a major breakthrough with the arrest, on August 29, of one Emmanuel Adedeji Oluwatosin, who is on the wanted list of the FBI. The Zonal Head, Abdullahi Lawal, while parading the suspect in Sokoto on Thursday, September 5, 2019 explained that the suspect was arrested in Kaduna. Items recovered from the residence include two cars; Mercedes Benz E550, Mercedes Benz C450, an IPhone, laptops, modem and SIM cards. Mr Lawal added that the suspect…

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FG EXPLAINS RECALL OF ITS HIGH COMMISSIONER IN SOUTH AFRICA

[FILES] Lai Mohammed. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI The Federal Government has clarified that it is only recalling the country’s High Commissioner in South Africa for consultation, over the recent escalated xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in that country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, offered the explaination on Thursday on Channels Television’s live programme “Politics Today’’, monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The minister reiterated the position of his Foreign Affairs counterpart, Geoffrey Onyema, that the high commissioner’s recall for consultation would be after the President’s…

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NIGERIAN SEX THERAPIST, JAARUMA PUTS TO BED, SEE PICS

Jaruma a popular and controversial most expensive sex therapist has given birth to her baby today and the world cant wait to see photos of her new born baby. BBNaija housemate, Tacha also congratulated Jaruma Empire CEO on the arrival of her newborn via her social media page. She wrote; OUR VERY OWN WOMAN CRUSH!!! CONGRATULATIONS ON SAFE DELIVERY MAMAH .. GOD’S CONTINUOUS PROTECTION OVER YOU QUEEN @JARUMA_EMPIRE. . BEST WISHES MAMI ! https://www.thesleak.com/controversial-sex-expert-jaruma-gives-birth

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OKOWA’S KIDNAPPED SISTER IN LAW RELEASED AFTER KIDNAPPERS COLLECTED RANSOM

Elizabeth, younger sister to the wife of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who was kidnapped last week in Asaba, the state capital, has regained her freedom. A source at the Government House in Asaba, who confirmed the release, told our correspondent that the victim was freed in the early hours of Thursday following the payment of N200m ransom. It would be recalled that Elizabeth was accosted by a gang of five stern-looking young men along the popular Anwai Road, near Temple Clinic Restaurant Junction, few metres away from the Government…

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MOST NIGERIANS IN OUR COUNTRY ARE DRUG TRAFFICKERS- SOUTH AFRICAN MINISTER

Naledi Pandor, South African minister of foreign affairs, says there are many Nigerians in the country involved in drug and human trafficking. Pandor said this on Thursday while responding to criticisms that South Africa’s security agencies are not doing enough to protect foreigners in the wave of xenophobia rocking the country. Many Nigerians based in South Africa lost properties worth millions of dollars in the fresh attacks. But in an interview with eNCA, a South African outfit, Pandor said South Africans believe many Nigerians are “harming our young people.” Asked…

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BIKER SENT TO PRISON FOR PERFORMING STUNTS AT 12.30 AM IN ABUJA

A biker identified as Sani Adamu was sentenced to one month in prison by a Karu Grade I Area Court sitting in Abuja, after being found guilty of performing public stunts at 12:30 a.m and disturbing the peace, Igbere TV reports. The Nasarawa resident was handed the prison sentence after pleading guilty to the charges on Thursday September 5. The presiding Judge, Sani Mohammed however gave the convict an option of N3,000 fine. The police was also directed to release Adamu’s motorcycle. http://igberetvnews.com/965399/shocking-court-sentences-biker-to-1-month-in-prison-for-performing-public-stunts-at-1230-a-m-in-abuja/  

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ISWAP CLAIMS IT KILLED 10 NIGERIAN SOLDIERS IN BORNO ON WEDNESDAY

Islamic State Thursday claimed it killed 10 Nigeria soldiers in an attack in Borno State on Wednesday. The insurgents via its Amaq news agency said the troops were killed in an attack on a military post in Gajiram. It also claimed it carted away with six SUVs. A similar account was also reported by a local news platform Sahara Reporters. The platform on Thursday reported that at least two civilians were killed while some houses were torched. Sahara Reporters reported that a local vigilante source said terrorists attack the town…

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