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Driver’s Licence: FRSC Introduces Online Certification

In an effort to reduce avoidable deaths on the nation’s roads, the Federal Road Safety Commission has introduced online certification of fresh drivers’ performance for licence issuance under its Driving School Standardisation Programme (DSSP). Speaking at a three-day workshop in Osogbo, the FRSC Corps Marshal, Mr. Osita Chidoka noted that the DSSP Website application would […]

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NIGERIA: Jonathan, Others Mourn as Kontagora, Ex-works Minister, Dies

 Tributes were instantaneous in pouring in yesterday for a former Minister of Works and Housing during the Ibrahim Babangida’s regime, Maj-Gen. Mamman Kontagora (rtd), who died on the same day. Kontagora, 69, died at the National Hospital, Abuja, prompting President Goodluck Jonathan, the Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) and Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, […]

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NIGERIA: Apo Six, Court Recalls Witness

 An Abuja High Court  Thursday granted the request of the prosecution to recall a prosecution witness in the trial of six police officers charged with the killing of six Apo traders in Abuja. The court consequently dismissed the objection by the defence against the recall of a prosecution witness in the trial. The officers: Danjuma […]

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NIGERIA: RMAFC Hires 53 Consultants to Probe Banks’ Tax Collections

 The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) yesterday appointed a lead consultant and 52 others to verify and reconcile revenue collections and remittances by banks which had been engaged by the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) and the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS). The lead consultant, J.K. Consulting Company is required to examine the books […]