2nd NATIONAL TAX DIALOGUE: We Must Stop Politicization Of Tax Revenue Generation – Nami

Recognises Nigeria’s top paying and most complaint taxpayers. The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami while calling for all hands to be on deck to support the tax system and make it function efficiently has urged politicians to treat tax revenue generation as an apolitical issue. Mr. Muhammad Nami said…

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ACCI Commiserates with FG and Victims of Kaduna Train Attack

Urges Procurement of Security Surveillance Equipment The President of Abuja Chamber of commerce and Industry, Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar has lamented the human loss and injuries occasioned by the Monday night attack on Abuja-Kaduna train, describing the incident as “gruesome and inhuman”. In a statement he personally signed in Abuja, the ACCI President noted the continuous…

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Breaking News: China Tops Threats in New US Defense Strategy

An unclassified fact sheet outlines the Pentagon’s long-awaited capstone strategic guidance. China is the No. 1 priority in the new National Defense Strategy, according to an unclassified fact sheet released Monday evening by the Defense Department.   The fact sheet lists the Pentagon’s top four defense priorities, but makes clear that China is “our most consequential…

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Zulum Addresses Multinationals as UK Hosts Conference on Boko Haram/ISWAP Surrender 

… Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Cameroon officials attend  Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday addressed multinationals from Lake Chad countries, and development partners from the UK and other countries, during an ongoing conference being hosted by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office.  The conference, tagged “Lake Chad Basin: Key Steps Towards Comprehensive…

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PhotoNews: Domestic Gas Summit Opens in Abuja

At the opening ceremony of the Domestic Gas Summit (DGS) 2022 with the theme, “Building a Sustainable Gas Economy ” organised by the Energy Trade Group of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and supported by some partners. The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo was represented by the special advicer to the…

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Seven Takeaways from Africa-Europe D4D Hub Multi-Stakeholder Forum

By Victoria Wenzelmann and Ahtziri Gonzalez Civil society organisations, companies, entrepreneurs, experts, and citizens all have a role to play in accelerating the digital transition and ensuring that it contributes to sustainable and inclusive development. In this spirit, the African Union and the European Union teamed up to co-host the first Africa-Europe D4D Hub Multi-Stakeholder Forum,…

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Exxon is Mining Bitcoin in North Dakota as Part of its Plan to Slash Emissions

ExxonMobil has been working with Denver-based Crusoe Energy Systems to mine bitcoin in North Dakota for over a year, according to people with knowledge of the project. The pilot program, which is operating in the Bakken region, launched in late January 2021 and had begun expanding by July.ConocoPhillips is pursuing similar work in the same…

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NEPZA to Attract Multi-billion-dollar Block-chain Technology Businesses into FTZs

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) said that policy development to drive novel digital technology is ongoing in order to open up the Free Trade Zones space for operators of the important multi-trillion-dollar block-chain technology businesses. Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, NEPZA Managing Director dropped the hint on Friday during a courtesy visit on the Executive…

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