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Today's Headlines: "Deal With IPOB Members" -IG To Officers; Buhari Reacts To Victoria's Death

"Deal With IPOB Members" - IG To Police

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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Alkali Baba Usman, has urged officers of the Delta State Police Command to arrest and deal with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Usman gave the charge while addressing officers of the Command during a one-day working visit on Monday.

He said it is expected that whatever affects Anambra State may likely affect, especially Asaba. It is just the bridge that is separating the towns.

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Buhari Reacts To Victoria's Death

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President Muhammadu Buhari has extended condolences to the Aguiyi-Ironsi family, and government, and people of Abia State on the passing of Chief Mrs. Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, wife of the first military Head of State, Major General Johnson Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi.

The President in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, affirmed that Lady Victoria had incredible strength, was God-fearing and a foremost woman of valour.

Falana Speaks About Grazing Routes

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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has said under the Land Use Act, the Federal Government has no control over land outside the Federal Capital Territory in Nigeria.

He said this on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme in reaction to the committee approved by the President Muhammadu Buhari, to review 368 grazing routes across 25 states in Nigeria.

Gunmen Raid Southern Kaduna

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Some bandits have raided Ma-Dooh village in the Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing at least nine persons while scores sustained gunshots injuries.

It was learnt that the attack happened at about 11pm on Saturday night.

It was also gathered that several houses were razed by the bandits while persons who sustained gunshots injuries were receiving medical attention in an undisclosed hospital.

FIRS Sends Message To Taxpayers

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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has directed taxpayers in the country to continue to pay value-added tax (VAT) to the agency to avoid facing penalties for failing to do so.

Abdullahi Ahmad, FIRS spokesperson, stated this in a statement on Sunday.

The directive followed a recent judgment obtained by the Rivers State at the federal high court, Port Harcourt, which ruled that states, and not the federal government, are constitutionally empowered to collect VAT.

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