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    IMF Boss Offers To Help Nigeria Trace Stolen Funds

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    The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, in a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, offered to assist Nigeria trace stolen funds, reports say. Punch Newspapers reports that Lagarde also offered to help restructure the country’s tax system and block revenue leakages. Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, Buhari’s Special Adviser on…

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    FG Records N520bn Shortfall In Tax Revenue

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    The Federal Government earned a total of N2.92tn from taxes in the first nine months of 2015, statistics obtained from the Federal Inland Revenue Service have revealed. The statistics were exclusively obtained by our correspondent in Abuja on Sunday. The amount when compared with the N3.44tn, which the Federal Government had set for the FIRS…

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  • US Jails Nigerian 330 Years For Raping Daughter

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    This holiday season, Emmanuel Ngene is spending his sixth year inside a South Eastern United States penitentiary. At 56, he has 225 years, five months and ten days left to serve for first degree rape of his daughter, a crime he continues to deny, supported by members of his network of friends and family. Few…

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