The Finance Bill which seeks to amend seven Acts of the National Assembly relating to taxes payable in the country has been passed on Thursday by the Senate. According to reports, the bill specifically seeks an increment of the value-added tax from five per cent to 7.5 per cent. It also seeksRead More →

SpaceX’s Starship rocket prototype experienced a major failure during pressurisation testing on Wednesday. A video from the scene in Texas showed the top part of the vehicle rupture. Cryogenic propellants that were being loaded at the time dispersed across the Boca Chica facility in a huge cloud. The US companyRead More →

More than 1,350 Australian women have won a long-running class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) over vaginal mesh implants. Australia’s Federal Court found that J&J subsidiary Ethicon failed to warn patients and surgeons about the “risks” posed by the products. The implants were commonly used to treat pelvicRead More →

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with the Speakers of the 36 State Houses of Assembly at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa Abuja. Journalists were not allowed to cover the event taking place inside the Aso chambers. The meeting started about 11am when the President entered the chamber andRead More →

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a nursing mother and five others in Kaduna State. The incident occurred at Unguwar Dan Mani situated in Igabi Local Government Area of the state. It was further learnt that gunmen stormed the area and started shooting sporadically in the area. This wasRead More →