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CAC Says- The Cost To Register Business In Nigeria Is Now Cheap.

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The Registrar-General, Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Mr. Bello Mahmud, has told Nigerians that are interested in registering their business name, that the cost of business registration is now cheaper and its process simplified to enable small entrepreneurs to register their businesses.

This was announced in a statement made by Head, Public Affairs, CAC, Mr. Godfrey Ike while addressing the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Clinic.

He said that with the Company Registration Portal (CRP), any member of the public could now register businesses on-line at the comfort of their homes and offices.

“This has drastically reduced the registration cost hitherto charged by professional middlemen (Lawyers, Accountants, and Chartered Secretaries), in the registration process.

“Entrepreneurs who had already registered their businesses must file Annual Returns with the Commission as and when due.

” Failure to file Annual Returns will result to striking-off of such defaulting entities on the …

By 2030, Federal Government Set To End HIV/Aids In Nigeria.

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The stakeholders in the fight against HIV/AIDS has applauded the federal government to use domestic funds to provide antiretroviral drugs to additional 50,000 People Living with HIV (PLHIV) each year.

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), World Health Organisation (WHO) and Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) made the commendation in a statement issued to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja.

The statement was jointly issued by Mrs. Toyin Aderibigbe, Head of Communications, NACA, and Mr. Charles-Martin Jjuuko, Communications, and Global Outreach Officer, UNAIDS Nigeria.

The statement said Nigeria’s commitment was announced in a speech by President Muhammadu Buhari at the just concluded high-level side event during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York.

It said the side event was convened by President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda in collaboration with UNAIDS aimed to accelerate action and get countries on the Fast Track to end AIDS by 2030.

It quoted President Buhari sa…

Salihu Dasuki Becomes The Youngest Senior Lecturer In Sheffield Hallam University UK.

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Meet 29 Years old Salihu Dasuki who just became the youngest senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom.

Salihu took to Twitter to announce his resumption to work as a senior lecturer of Computing at Sheffield Hallam University.

He bagged a first class degree in Information Technology from Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus at 21. He went ahead to bag his Masters and PhD at Brunel University, UK, in 2012.

Man Forced To Drink Water Used In Bathing The Body His Brother.

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It is quite unfortunate that such barbaric act is still prevalent in some regions in Nigeria. very shameful.

A man was forced to drink the water used in bathing his brother’s corpse in a bid to prove his innocence in his death.

According to Sapele Oghenek, the corpse of the man identified as Mechuko was washed and the water given to his brother to drink according to their tradition.

Report has it that the man swore that if he has a hand in the death of his brother, he also should die a tragic death…

Emmanuel, Nnamdi Kanu’s brother tells army- To Produce The Corpse Of Their Leader.

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Emmanuel, younger brother of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), has asked the army to produce the corpse of the Biafra agitator if he has been killed.

Kanu and his parents have not been seen in public since the military raided their Afarakwu residence in Abia state on September 14.

Speaking on behalf of the family on Tuesday, Emmanuel, Kanu’s younger brother, said he strongly believed his brother fell into the hands of troops.

“It is either they (soldiers) captured him or killed him when they attacked our house. If they captured him, they should release him to the police, and if they have killed him, they should produce the corpse because he was last seen moments before the raid,” he said.
However, the army has denied keeping Kanu in its custody.

A responder to the call put through to one of the telephone lines which Operation Python Dance released to the public dismissed the notion of Kanu being held.

“Kanu is not in our custody,” the individual with a h…

Nigeria To Pull Out Of 90 World Organizations. - President Buhari.

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Federal Executive Council led by President Muhamamdu Buhari on Wednesday, mandated a committee to come up with recommendations as it bids to pull out of 90 world organizations.

According to Channels TV, the Federal Government has decided to pull Nigeria out of 90 world organisations.

As part of plans for the country’s exit from the organisations, the Federal Executive Council has mandated a committee to come up with and present recommendations to it for ratification.

The decision is as a result of the financial implications of the country’s membership of the organisations.

The country currently owes the organisations over $100million and its failure to meet the obligations has caused the country embarrassment.


JAMB To Enforce O-level Results For Candidates Before Admission.

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has told prospective candidates of tertiary institutions that it would begin to demand the records of Ordinary and Advanced Level results of candidates recommended by tertiary institutions before offering them admission.

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede said this during this year’s meeting on admissions exercise/processes for Innovative Enterprise Institutions in Abuja on Tuesday.

The registrar said that institutions must maintain the standard set by the board beginning from this year’s admission.

”From this year now, we are demanding records of the O levels of the candidates you are admitting and that is for the first time,” Mr. Oloyede said.

“When you recommend a person for admission we want to see what qualification he or she possesses not just you telling me that he or she scored 300 in UTME. What of the real requirement?” he said.

He said the board would stop the ”regularisation of all forms of illegal admissions conducted b…