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Today's Headlines: Nigeria's Unity Unshakable -FG; Nigerian Army Speaks About Boko Haram Terrorists.

Nigeria's Unity Unshakable - FG.

The Federal Government says in spite of the challenging times the country has gone through over the years, its resolve to remain as one indivisible entity has remained unshaken.  

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this on Monday in Abuja at the opening of the Nigeria at 60 year long photo exhibition. 

Nigerian Army Speaks About Boko Haram Terrorists.

Nigerian army have stated that Boko Haram terrorists who surrendered to Nigerian troops do not understand why they gave in, suggesting that the insurgents did not lay down their weapons willingly.

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The Theatre Commander, Joint Task Force, North-East Operation Hadin Kai, Maj.-Gen. Christopher Musa stated this while addressing journalists from Abuja on a media tour to Maiduguri to assess the progress made by the army in the fight against insurgency.

The commander added that the theatre of operation had sustained the tempo of its operations to root out the Boko Haram and the Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP terrorists from the North-East.

Umahi Signed Up To Southern Governors Decision On VAT - Akeredolu.

Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu says his Ebonyi state counterpart Dave Umahi agrees with the Southern Governors Forum, SGF resolution that Value Added Tax, VAT duly belonged to states and not the federal government.

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He made this disclosure while speaking in an interview with Arise Television on Sunday night. Mr Akeredolu, who is also the chairman of the SGF, said that the decision of the southern governors on the VAT issue was completely unanimously adopted.

Recall that Mr Umahi became the first Southern governor to break rank with his colleague and opposed the agitation for states to collect VAT. 


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