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News Summary of July 7, 2023 in Nigeria

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News Summary of July 7, 2023 in Nigeria
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested 12 marketers in Kogi State for removing seals placed on petroleum products by the Nigeria Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA).

The Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA) has called for the reconsideration of the diesel VAT, stating that it is an additional tax burden on Nigerian businesses.

As the 2023 elections approach, candidates have spoken out after the European Union's final report opposed parties' "excessive" nomination fees.

Despite being granted bail of N50 million by a court, Abba Kyari, the former Deputy Commissioner of Police, remains in custody.

Yusuf Muri, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the upcoming Kogi gubernatorial election, is confident of winning.

Following recent attacks in Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong has directed security agencies to fish out the attackers.

Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has signed four executive orders aimed at easing the tax burden on businesses in Nigeria.

A former governor of a state, who is now a member of the APC, has asked his successor to suspend his allowance and gave his reasons for doing so.

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has submitted a list of commissioners and special advisers to the state's House of Assembly.

Many Nigerians are lamenting the high cost of living as fuel prices continue to rise, stating that the masses are suffering greatly.

NECA has commended Bola Tinubu's tax reforms and advocated for additional modifications to further ease the tax burden on businesses.

Nigerian forces have repelled an attack by Boko Haram and ISWAP, neutralizing five terrorists in a daring cross-border clash.

Enyimba and Remo Stars will light up Lagos as they kick off their campaign in the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).

Professor Peter Okebukola, a former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), has revealed what UTME cheats should expect from JAMB.

Local meter manufacturers in Nigeria have appealed to the federal government to save their industry from collapse.

APC stakeholders in Nasarawa State are demanding the arrest of a former council boss over his comments.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned Access Bank, Zenith Bank, and others against conducting transactions with Cameroon, Croatia, and Vietnam.

Dr. Osahon Enabulele, the immediate past president of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has congratulated the new president of the British Medical Association (BMA) and urged Britain to embrace the resolutions of the BMA arm of the Commonwealth.

The court has fixed a date for hearing in the suit filed by Oba Oginni against the Nigerian Army.

The APC has urged Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State to shun an invitation from the state's anti-corruption commission, alleging political motives.

Bola Tinubu has asked the National Population Commission (NPC) to sustain plans for the 2023 census.

APC stakeholders in Rivers State have protested against Governor Nyesom Wike's overbearing influence on the party and have petitioned Bola Tinubu.

Governor Alex Otti of Abia State has sworn in newly appointed commissioners.

The bishops in Nigeria have rejected the proposal to create a National Council for Christian Education.

Ìsese practitioners have urged Bola Tinubu and other political leaders to prioritize the safety of their members.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has begun a review of elections amid court challenges.

The presidency is set to revisit the processes leading to the appointment of the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 789 cases of diphtheria, resulting in 80 deaths, in eight states.

The Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly is calling for legal action against alleged gay party organizers.

The Nigerian naira has hit a new low against the dollar on the forwards market, according to Refinitiv data.

The Deeper Life University and Anchor University have granted a scholarship to the UTME top scorer.

The President of the United African Christian Congress (UACC) has visited Pastor Enoch Adeboye.

The Hilltop Club 1972 has expressed support for Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi's performance in Enugu State.

Agbomhere has cautioned APC aspirants in Edo State against flouting zoning arrangements in the 2024 gubernatorial election.

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly has advocated for restorative justice to decongest prisons.

NECA has applauded Bola Tinubu's tax reforms and advocated for additional modifications to further ease the tax burden on businesses.

Nigeria has confirmed an outbreak of diphtheria, with a 4-year-old patient dying from the disease.

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has urged the National Assembly to enact laws that will enhance economic growth in the country.

Honourable Ibrahim Rumah, Chairman of the Katsina State House of Assembly's Civil Service Commission, has stated that the manpower audit and verification exercise in the state is not meant to witch-hunt any civil servant.

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