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NIPOST replaces FIRS as stamp duty collector

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The Nigerian government has replaced the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) with the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) as stamp duty collector.

Dr. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, disclosed this at the launch of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary Commemorative Postage Stamps held at the Digital Economy Complex, Mbora, Abuja.

“Our efforts regarding the issue of stamp duty collection with other government Institutions have yielded positive results,” Pantami said.

“NIPOST has been recognised as a government agency with statutory and historical authority to be the producer of stamps and recognised for collection of stamp duties for validation of financial transactions in the country.”

The two government agencies had been engaged at loggerheads over whose responsibility it is to collect the Stamp Duty charge for the government.

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UK stops active recruitment of doctors and nurses from Nigeria, 46 other countries

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A new policy issued by the United Kingdom has now restricted the recruitment of doctors from Nigeria and other developing countries.

This was revealed in a statement by the UK government titled, ‘UK to strengthen its ethical approach to the international recruitment of health and care workers’ on February 25, 2021.

The updated code of practice, which will help to meet UK’s target of delivering 50,000 more nurses by 2024, is expected to affect 47 countries especially Nigeria, which has the third largest number of migrant doctors in the UK.

The list also showed that almost all the countries affected are in Africa.

They include: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial...

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OAP Nedu laments bitterly after being slammed with a N1.4m electricity bill

Popular OAP and comedian, Nedu has cried out on social media after he was slammed with an electricity bill of over 1.4million.  

According to the internet sensation, he does not understand why he was issued a bill of over 1.4million when he doesn't run a factory in his house.

Taking to his Instagram to share evidence of the bill he was given, the comic OAP wrote;

“@ekedu you people should kuku come and kill mme. Abeg na factory i get for my house like WTH?

Na house rent be this abi na light bill?

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‘For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you,’ Actress Bukunmi Oluwasina gushes over her new baby

Nollywood actor Bukunmi Olawasina has taken to social media to gush over her new baby and share her motherhood experience.

In a post shared on her Instagram page, the actress revealed the best thing her hands have held.

According to Bukunmi Oluwasina, among the things her hands have held, her new baby remains the best.

Although she did not share the baby's photo, however, it not doubt that the actress was talking about her new baby.

She wrote: For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you.

Some Nollywood stars took to the comment section to congratulate her and asked about her child's well-being.

etinosaofficial: Congrats...

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