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Nigeria generates N496.39bn as VAT in Q1, 2021

BETWEEN January and March, 2021, Nigeria generated N496.39 billion as value added tax (VAT) across the country, data from the National Bureau of Statistics...

FACT CHECK: Are 2 million Nigerians raped every year? Here’s what we know

NIGERIA's Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, according to a report, said last week that two (2) million Nigerians are...

ANALYSIS: Nigeria’s manufacturing output is the same today as it was in 1982

STATISTICS show that, in nearly four decades, the output of Nigeria's manufacturing sector has remained the same. The World Bank estimated that, as of...

El-Rufai says Nigeria’s North largely worse off than South, and statistics agree

NASIR EL-RUFAI, the governor of Kaduna State, has said Nigeria's northern region is more backward, more unhealthy, and less educated than the south, and...

OPINION: Why should governments open up their data?

By: Ani, Nwachukwu Agwu   RUNNING 21st century governments by the “old rules” is reinforcing information asymmetry, inefficiency in public service, inequality and ultimately poverty. In 2016,...

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ICFJ, ICIR organise webinar on social media regulation Sept 29

THE International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), in collaboration with The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), is organising a...

Police arrest three bandits behind the kidnap of Kaduna Baptist school students

NIGERIAN Police Force (NPF) said operatives have arrested three suspected bandits responsible for kidnapping students of Bethel Baptist High...

DHQ reacts to viral video of NYSC member assaulted by soldier, vows to deal with erring officer

THE Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has reacted to viral footage showing a female soldier assaulting a female corp member in...

Fashola proposes ‘maintenance economy’, renovation of 25 federal secretariats

THE Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday, proposed a new idea of maintaining government buildings and...

Leaked chats of British-Nigerian minister on colonialism spark a row  

THE UK’s newly appointed Minister of State for Equality Kemi Badenoch has come under criticism after private chats where...
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