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Today Headlines news 17th, February 2021

Today Headlines news 17th, February 2021

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Buhari nominates 40-year-old Bawa as EFCC boss, Senate wants to confirm Buhari nominates 40-year-old Bawa as EFCC boss, Senate wants to confirm The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has asked the Senate to confirm forty-year-old Abdulrasheed Bawa as the chairperson of the country's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Femi Adesina, the president's special adviser on media and publicity, said in a statement on Tuesday that President Buhari had communicated the request in a letter to Ahmad Lawan, the president of the Senate. "The President stated that he was acting in accordance with paragraph 2 (3) of Part 1, CAP E1 of the EFCC Act 2004," the statement read in part. "Bawa is a trained EFCC investigator with extensive experience in investigating and prosecuting case...
Today Headlines news 16th, February 2021

Today Headlines news 16th, February 2021

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Good morning Nigeria, welcome to JITA Headlines news. Lai Mohammed calls for cancellation of APC registration in Kwara state Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has called for the cancellation of the ongoing registration and ratification of membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State. Lai Mohammed said at a press conference in Oro in his hometown, Oro, on February 15 that the exercise should be canceled because the management committee had disregarded the guidelines regarding the distribution of material.  UK launches hotel quarantine for high-risk arrivals from countries UK launches hotel quarantine for high-risk arrivals from countries Britain's newly established quarantine hotels received their first guests on Monday whe...
Nigeria’s Varsity workers begin nationwide strike on Friday

Nigeria’s Varsity workers begin nationwide strike on Friday

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Nigeria's Varsity workers begin nationwide strike on Friday The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of the Educational and Associated Institution are launching a nationwide industrial action to force the federal government to address their grievances. The unions also wrote their branches to join the strike. Part of the strike notice signed jointly by NASU Secretary General Comrade Adeyemi Peters and SSANU President Mohammed Ibrahim reads: 'In view of the outcome of the meeting, NASA's JAC leadership and SSANU at the branches to begin joint general meetings on Friday (today) to report on the outcome of the reconciliation meeting and make decisions on the way forward. "Meanwhile, the nationwide strike will take eff...
Nigeria extends 8-week identity number SIM card integration deadline

Nigeria extends 8-week identity number SIM card integration deadline

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Nigeria extends 8-week identity number SIM card integration deadline Nigeria extends 8-week identity number SIM card integration deadline The Nigerian government has extended the deadline for linking NIN-SIM by eight weeks. The move comes Tuesday ahead of the Feb. 9 deadline set by the federal government for the submission of the National Identification Number (NIN). At the end of the initial deadline for submitting NIN on January 16, the federal government decided to extend it to February 9 for all telecommunications subscribers who registered with NIN, including those who had yet to register for NIN. to submit for link. with their SIM card. The new deadline, which is now 16 April 2021, was conveyed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim ...
News Headlines 28, January 2021

News Headlines 28, January 2021

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100 Jihadists Killed In French-Malian Attack  The hundred jihadists were killed this month in a joint French-Malian offensive in the West African country's lawless center, the Malaysian army said on Tuesday. "One hundred terrorists have been neutralized, about 20 captured and seized various motorcycles and war equipment" during the operation with the French Barkhane force, which aims to exterminate jihadists in the Sahel region, the Malaysian army said on its website said.  Funke Akindele Bello’s ‘Omo Ghetto’ makes history as the highest deserved Nollywood film Funke Akindele Bello produced the Nigerian film, 'Omo Ghetto (The Saga)', which is now Nollywood's best-grossing movie of all time. In a statement issued by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN), the ...
Today Headlines news 27th, January 2021

Today Headlines news 27th, January 2021

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Good Morning Nigeria, welcome to today news Headlines Buhari sacks Service Chiefs appoints replacements President Muhammadu Buhari accepted the immediate resignation of the chiefs of staff and their resignation. This is contained in a statement issued by the president's special adviser on media and publicity, Chief Femi Adesina. Four Footballers Die In Plane Crash In Brazil The president and four players of the Brazilian fourth division football club Palmas died in a plane crash that left no survivors on Sunday. The two-pilot pilot also died in an accident shortly after takeoff, as the plane en route from Tocantins to Goiania fell from the sky in the moments after leaving the runway. In a club statement, the president is named Lucas Meira, and the footballers Lucas Pr...
Today Headlines News 26th, January 2021

Today Headlines News 26th, January 2021

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Good Morning Nigerians welcome to JITA News Headlines 1) Gunmen Shoot Bauchi Auditor General, Kidnap Two Armed men shot Bauchi Auditor General Alhaji Abdu Aliyu after a failed kidnapping attempt on Saturday night. His 25-year-old son and one fifty-year-old man who allegedly traveled with him were abducted. Bauchi police liaison officer DSP Ahmed Wakili confirmed the incident, which he said took place near Kardam town of Tafawa Balewa, local government area. According to Wakili, it appears that the Auditor-General's vehicle was chased while on his way to his town in the Tafawa Balewa local government area by armed men who opened fire on the vehicle and shot the Auditor-General up close after kidnapping him.  2) Nigeria Reports 964 New Covid-19 Cases, Two More Deaths Accord...
Muhammadu Buhari calls for tougher measures to tackle tax evasion in Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari calls for tougher measures to tackle tax evasion in Nigeria

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Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria has expressed concern over the country's huge revenue losses due to leaks due to activities of revenue generating agencies and has instructed the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and other revenue generating agencies to block such leaks immediately. He also noted the strict compliance with the regulations on tax payments by local and foreign companies, and stressed that no firm should be exempt from tax payments. In addition, the president also promised to continue the federal government's diversification of the economy through the efficient use of oil and gas resources. In a speech during the First National Tax Dialogue in Abuja on Thursday, Buhari instructed the FIRS and related government agencies to stop all income leaks by ...
Trump leaves the White House, skips Biden’s inauguration

Trump leaves the White House, skips Biden’s inauguration

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The outgoing US President, Donald Trump, waves while boarding Marine One at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) Trump draws a curtain on the most tumultuous administration of modern times and is driven by a polar opposite with Democrat Biden to chart a new course to tackle Covid-19 and unite a fragmented nation. A small crowd waved goodbye as Trump, 74, and First Lady Melania Trump walked a short red carpet and boarded the Marine One helicopter shortly after 8:15 a.m. (1315 GMT), for the short flight to the air base where they will continue Florida aboard Air Force One. "I just want to say goodbye," Trump said during the rally, calling his tenure "the honor of a lifetime." Trump will be in his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida when Bi...
Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day: From Oath to Honor COVID-19 Victims

Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day: From Oath to Honor COVID-19 Victims

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Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, during a day full of tradition and ceremony that has nevertheless changed due to the pandemic and strict security following the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Nag by Blair House -Biden and his wife Jill will spend Tuesday night in the lavish Blair House, across from the White House on Lafayette Square, which the U.S. government uses to accommodate special guests and visiting dignitaries.  Religious Services -On Wednesday morning, Biden, a devout Catholic, will attend Mass in St. Matthews Church in Washington, and he has invited congressional leaders from both political parties.Senator Mitch McConnell and Congressman Kevin McCarthy will represent the Republicans, while Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer ...
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