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One Kidnapped Student Dead, Seven Rescued in Nigeria's Kebbi State, the Army Says

ABUJA (Reuters) - One student from a group of dozens abducted from a school in northwest Nigeria this week has been found dead, the army said on...
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Students and teachers abducted by armed men in Nigeria's Kebbi State, governor says

Several students and three teachers were abducted Thursday by armed men from a federal college in Nigeria's north-western Kebbi State, State Governor Abubakar Bagudu told CNN.
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Scores Abducted in Latest School Kidnapping in North Nigeria

Gunmen abducted scores of children from a school in northwest Nigeria, the second kidnapping from a school in the country’s north within a week.
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Nigeria Could Launch Pilot Digital Currency by Year-End - Central Bank

By Camillus EbohABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's Central Bank is preparing a digital currency pilot that could launch as early as the end of this year,...
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‘We have more in common than what separates us’: refugee stories, told by refugees

In One Thousand Dreams, award-winning photographer Robin Hammond hands the camera to refugees. Often reduced by the media’s toxic or well-meaning narratives, the portraits and interviews capture a different and more complex tale‘Never stop dreaming’: refugees get behind the camera – in picturesRobin Hammond has spent two decades crisscrossing the developing world and telling other people’s stories. From photographing the Rohingya forced out of Myanmar and rape survivors in the Democratic Republi...
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Croatia vs Czech Republic: Context, H2H, key battles, subplots & predicted line-ups

Croatia vs Czech Republic: Context Croatia will be hoping for a much better game against the Czech Republic than they showed against England last Sunday.The likes of Luka Modric, Matteo Kovacic and Ivan Perisic were all unable to have any real impact on Gareth Southgate’s squad and looked a side lacking in idea and creativity. England’s Kalvin Phillips in action during the UEFA Euro 2020 Group D match at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday June 13, 2021. (Photo by Nick Potts/PA Images...
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Gunmen Kidnap More Than 80 Students From Nigerian School -Teacher

KADUNA (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped more than 80 students in a raid on a school in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kebbi, a teacher told...
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Argentina vs Uruguay live streaming: Watch Copa América 2021 online

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Animated Anthology ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’ Brings African Sci-Fi to Disney+

Filmmakers from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt bring unique animation to Disney+ with Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, a 10-part collection of original films that will premiere on the streaming service next year. Peter Ramsey, co-director of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, serves as executive producer for the anthology, which is comprised of sci-fi and fantasy stories set in a futuristic Africa. Disney has announced full details for Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, a ...
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Q&A with Santa Anita GM Nate Newby: ‘We’re heading in the right direction’

Three days of stakes-filled racing will close out this year’s winter-spring meet Sunday at Santa Anita and we have lots of questions for Nate Newby, the track’s general manager. Let’s get right to it: Q: Your thoughts on the season overall? The good? The bad? Between the pandemic and all the crazy things going on, we were just excited to get through a season without any interruptions. We started out strong and the (betting) handle has been solid all season. We’re obviously looking forward to clo...
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Abubakar Shekau: The mastermind behind the Chibok kidnappings

Nigeria's Boko Haram confirms that its leader Abubakar Shekau has been killed.
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U.S. women shut out Nigeria in final audition for Olympic roster spots

The U.S. team’s Lindsey Horan, right, heads the ball as Nigeria’s Chidinma Okeke, left, and Michelle Alozie defend during the first half of their Summer Series match on Wednesday night in Austin, Texas. The U.S. won, 2-0. (Photo by Chuck Burton/Getty Images) AUSTIN, TX – JUNE 16: Christen Press #23 of the United States shoots against Onome Ebi #5 of Nigeria during the first half of their WNT Summer Series game at Q2 Stadium on June 16, 2021 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chuck Burton/Getty Image...
Tags: Japan, Texas, Sweden, Nigeria, Sports, Sport, Soccer, United States, Williams, Brazil, Tokyo, Associated Press, Jamaica, Press, Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd


Press, Williams Score in US Women's 2-0 Victory Over Nigeria

Christen Press scored late in the first half, Lynn Williams added a goal in the final moments and the U.S. women’s national team wrapped up its Summer Series with a 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Wednesday night in the last match before settling on a lineup for the Olympics.
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Wie es ist, eine Schwarze und schlanke Frau zu sein

Wie bei vielen Frauen ist mein Gewicht etwas, auf das ich von klein auf geachtet habe. Doch während ich viele Frauen kenne, die alles tun würden, um abzunehmen, habe ich mich immer danach gesehnt, ein bisschen mehr auf den Rippen zu haben. Ich wuchs in der Supermodel-Ära der frühen Nullerjahre auf. Obwohl damals das Dünnsein verherrlicht wurde, hasste ich es, wie dünn ich war. In Schwarzen Communities wird es nämlich nicht besonders gutgeheißen. Als dünne Person fällt man in unseren Kreisen ...
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Nigeria: The Proposed Global Minimum Tax Rate - A Game Changer? - KPMG Nigeria

For so long, multinational corporations (MNCs) have been criticized globally for employing several tax avoidance tactics that exploit the gaps and mismatches in tax rules.
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Nigeria: Introduction Of Social Bonds In Nigeria: Proposed SEC Rule - Pavestones Legal

For a nation seeking emancipation from the long-time classification of "Third-World Country", it is important that we not only intensify our focus on infrastructural development...
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Nigerian rapper Olamide: ‘People have a very limited understanding of the ghetto’

From a Lagos slum, Olamide became one of Africa’s biggest music stars. A new, global deal is taking his vivid pop to the wider worldBariga, a sprawling northern suburb of Lagos, Nigeria that is home to more than 700,000 people, is infamous for its impoverished housing and gang culture – and for pushing a raw, jarring sound into the Nigerian mainstream. Olamide, long one of Africa’s biggest music stars, was one of the kids responsible for that shift: 13 years ago, he was walking the streets of Ba...
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Nigeria: X-Rays: Deconstructing Personal Data Under The Nigerian Data Protection Regulation 2019 - LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors

The world is always in a reformative, renewal or rediscovery process and over time, human experience has shown that the only constant is change.
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Nigeria: How Has The National Mass Metering Programme Impacted The Estimated Billing System Of The Unmetered End-Use Customers In The Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry - S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.

How has the National Mass Metering Programme impacted the Estimated Billing System of the Unmetered End-Use Customers in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry?
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Nigeria: FIRS Issues Guidelines For Filing Naira-denominated Tax Returns On TaxPro-Max E-Filing Platform - KPMG Nigeria

On Friday, 4 June 2021, the Federal Inland Revenue Service issued a Public Notice providing guidelines on the administration of its TaxPro-Max e-filing platform.
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Nigeria: SEC Sets Deadline Of June 30 For Compliance With Crowdfunding Rules - KPMG Nigeria

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced a deadline of Wednesday, 30 June 2021 for compliance with the SEC Crowdfunding Rules.
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Telecom giant MTN said to have warned Nigerians of service disruption

Subscribers of MTN, the largest telecom provider in Nigeria, may soon face service disruption in the West African nation, according to a notice seen by some journalists and outlets.  A rise in insecurity challenges in Nigeria is likely to disrupt MTN’s service, Reuters and others said, citing an alert from customer service reps. Throughout this year, Nigerians have had to battle kidnappings, clashes between farmers and herders, mass abductions of students, and armed robberies. “ Sadly , w...
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MTN Warns of Service Disruption in Nigeria Due to Rising Insecurity

By Chijioke OhuochaABUJA (Reuters) - MTN's service in Nigeria could be disrupted as a result of rising insecurity in different parts of the country...
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Nigeria to Reopen Vaccination for First COVID-19 Shots

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria is expecting a second shipment of nearly 4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines by early August, and plans to resume giving...
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Ten Captives Freed by Islamist Militants in Northeast Nigeria: Sources

By Lanre OlaMAIDUGURI (Reuters) - Ten people who had been held captive by Islamist militants were freed this week in northeast Nigeria's Borno...
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The Internet Has Saved a Lot of Dogs

What has happened to information in the last 20 years is a quantum leap forward unimaginable even 20 years ago, and unprecedented in human evolution. If you want more information on some obscure point, you can get it by simply going to Google and posting a simple query. What is particularly amazing is that this technology is not not captive to a few rich people in a few well-placed countries. Easter Island now has three Internet cafes, and spam email from Nigeria and Ghana ar...
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Nigeria: Tax Treatment Of Non-Profit Entities In Nigeria - Banwo & Ighodalo

Pursuant to changes introduced to the tax regime under the Finance Act 2020 ("Finance Act"), the Federal Inland Revenue Service ("FIRS") recently issued two Information Circulars...
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Nigeria: LIRS Issues Public Notice On Amendments To PITA Introduced By Finance Act, 2020 - KPMG Nigeria

This is pursuant to the amendments introduced by Finance Act, 2020 to the PIT Act Cap.P8 LFN 2004
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Nigeria: FIRS Requires Taxpayers To File VAT & CIT Returns On The E-filing Platform - KPMG Nigeria

Most of the FIRS tax offices may no longer accept physical copies of CIT and VAT returns, except under "special circumstances".
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Nigeria: Investment In Nigeria Guide - KPMG Nigeria

This publication sets out the basic information on tax and business regulatory issues that new investors need to know when investing in Nigeria.
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