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Today's Headlines: Buhari calls for equitable distribution of vaccines, Pay your VAT to FIRS – FG

Buhari calls for equitable distribution of vaccines

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has called for the equitable distribution of the vaccines across the globe to fight the spread of the pandemic.

This is as he said that Nigeria and other developing countries cannot afford another lockdown.

Buhari said this on Friday in New York during his address at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

“No country can afford another lockdown,” he said.

The President also expressed concern over the spread of small arms and light weapons which he said were being used to perpetrate crime and other illicit activities across the country.

He called for the adoption of the arms trade treaty to codify accountability and regulate arms trade in Africa and across the globe.

Pay your VAT to FIRS – FG begs

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The Federal Government has appealed to taxpayers to pay their Value Added Tax (VAT) to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

Announcing that it is facing economic and revenue challenges, the federal government begged taxpayers to pay their VAT.

The public notice was issued by the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning and signed by the Minister, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed.

EFCC secures 978 convictions in 2021 – Bawa

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Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has said the agency secured 978 convictions in 2021.

Bawa disclosed this in Abuja when he visited the National Judicial Institute (NJI) Administrator, Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi.

Bawa explained that his mission was to foster the cordial relationship between the NJI and the EFCC.

He said the NJI has been involved in capacity building for judges, justices, investigators and prosecutors “in the areas we need to develop ourselves for the betterment of administration of criminal justice system.

End your strike in interest of human lives – Sultan of Sokoto to doctors

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has appealed to the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to call off their ongoing industrial action.

Abubakar urged NARD members to embrace dialogue rather than striking.

He made the appeal during the opening ceremony of the 20th Conference of the National Pediatric Surgeons of Nigeria (APSON) on Friday in Sokoto, NAN reports.

The monarch said doctors should dialogue with the government using elders, traditional rulers and other stakeholders.

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