BUSINESS AND ECONOMY

Taxes cushion oil revenue slump as FIRS grows collections

Taxes cushion oil revenue slump as FIRS grows collections

.....Corporate taxes trump oil earnings for first time on record Although taxes now seem to be the main revenue source of the government, it would need even more attention to become the new oil as the amount generated from the source remains low relative to government spending For the first time...

HEALTH AND EDUCATION

ASUU Strike: I Never For Once Allowed Schools Go On Strike When I Was Abia Governor – Orji Kalu

ASUU Strike: I Never For Once Allowed Schools Go On Strike When I Was Abia Governor – Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing strike by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Kalu, in a post on his verified Facebook page on Wednesday afternoon said he prevented teachers from st...

SPORTS NEWS

BREAKING: Commonwealth Games: Tobi Amusan sets another record to win gold for Nigeria

BREAKING: Commonwealth Games: Tobi Amusan sets another record to win gold for Nigeria

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan has successfully defended her Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title after breezing to the first position on Sunday at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. Amusan set a new Games Record of 12.30s to set a new Games Record and also secure Nigeria’s 10th gold medal in what has ...

ENTERTAINMENT AND FASHION

#BBNaijas7: Beauty gets disqualified two weeks into the show

#BBNaijas7: Beauty gets disqualified two weeks into the show

Big Brother Naija housemate, Beauty Etsanyi Tukura, popularly called ‘Beauty’, has been disqualified from the competition. This follows the issuance of a double strike to her on Sunday, less than an hour before Sunday’s live eviction show. Beauty was punished for an altercation during Saturday...

RELIGION

Bishop Oyedepo tells ‘Winners’: Be obedient

Bishop Oyedepo tells ‘Winners’: Be obedient

Wife of the Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church, LFC, Worldwide, Pastor Faith Oyedepo, has urged winners to be obedient in the affairs of the Kingdom (of God). On his part, the husband, Bishop David Oyedepo, said obedience is better than sacrifice. The couple spoke at the church’s monthly ...