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National assembly rejects bills seeking special seats for women and inclusion of VAT on exclusive list

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National assembly rejects bills seeking special seats for women and inclusion of VAT on exclusive list

The national assembly has rejected bills seeking to create special seats for women in the federal legislative arm of government and moving Value Added Tax (VAT) to the exclusive legislative list.

 

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While the bill proposing the inclusion of VAT on the exclusive list is titled “A Bill for an Act to Alter Part I of the Second Schedule to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to include Value Added Tax on the Exclusive Legislative List; and for Related Matters”, the Bill on Special seats for women is titled “A Bill for an Act to Alter the Provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to Provide for Special Seat for Women in the National and State Houses of Assembly; and for Related Matters”.

 

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At the House of Representatives, 209 members voted against moving VAT while 208 members voted against the provision of special seats for women.

 

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At the senate, 41 senators voted in favour of the proposed inclusion of VAT on the exclusive list, while 44 voted against it, failing to meet the required two-third (73) membership.

 

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30 senators voted in favour of the bill seeking to create special seats for women in the national assembly, while 58 voted against it. 

 

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VeekiRoyce Set To Splash Thousands On Fans To Celebrate Her New Single “Oba”

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VeekiRoyce Set To Splash Thousands On Fans To Celebrate Her New Single

Veekiroyce, Nigeria gospel artiste currently trending with her hit single “On God”  has finally revealed her intentions to help few fans in what she tagged #Obagiveawaychallenge.

 

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Veekiroyce who suddenly got into lime light in December last year with “On God” has taken to her Instagram handle to reveal her plans on celebrating her new single “OBA” .

 

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VeekiRoyce Set To Splash Thousands On Fans To Celebrate Her New Single

 

With this move, veekiroyce is set to become amongst the few gospel artiste to run an online give away in recent time.

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Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos

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Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos

Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday May 17, destroyed over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10 million at Ewu-Elepe Dump Site, Ikorodu.

 

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The drugs were intercepted by RRS officials on patrol of Mile 2 around 4:00 am on 3rd of April, 2022.

 

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Present at the site of the destruction were the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, DCP Ahmed Kontangora, Commander RRS, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi, and  representatives of the NDLEA, NAFDAC, KAI, LSNC, etc.

 

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Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos

Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos

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Homeless ex-convict arrested for shooting father of five to death in park

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Homeless ex-convict arrested for shooting father of five to death in park

A homeless ex-convict has been arrested for shooting a 62-year-old father of five to death in a Bronx park, New York five months ago.

 

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Ricardo Ferguson, 36, is charged with murder, manslaughter and gun possession for the December 5 shooting of Robert Brown, 62 (pictured above)

Ferguson and another man got into an argument with the victim inside Aqueduct Walk Park, and then allegedly shot him in the head, police said on Tuesday, May 5.

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Before he was shot Brown was sitting on a park bench just steps from home.

After he was shot First emergency responders found him face down on the ground, he was rushed to hospital but it was too late as he couldn’t be saved

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Brown’s family said they couldn’t understand why anyone would kill the  father of five who was well liked by everyone in the community.

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“My brother was loving and giving,” said his sister, Tina Brown, 48. “He would help anyone. He was just catching some air in the park. This is unbelievable.”

Police revealed that Ferguson had about eight previous arrests and he was released from prison in Sept. 2020 after serving time for gun possession.

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