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Tax Super Rich To Save The Poor – Atiku Tells President Buhari

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday urged the Federal Government to increase taxes on the super-rich in order to raise government income as the county slides into recession, Igbere TV reports.

Atiku tweeted his idea of how Nigeria could survive recession after the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced on Saturday that the nation’s GDP contracted by 3.62 per cent in the third quarter of 2020, better than its 6.10 per cent contraction in the second quarter.

Atiku said the recession could have been avoided if the Buhari administration had listened to him and others.

He called on the government to first of all scrap the 2021 budget, saying it “is no longer tenable.”

“For example, a stimulus package, in the form of monthly cash transfers of ₦5,000 to be made to every bank account holder, verified by a Bank Verification Number, whose combined total deposit in the year 2019 was lower than the annual minimum wage,” he said.

On how to fund the stimulus package, Igbere TV reports that Atiku suggested that a luxury tax be placed on goods and services accessible only to the extremely wealthy individuals.

“Now, how will this be funded? By more profligate borrowing? No. I propose a luxury tax on goods and services that are exclusively accessible only to the super-wealthy. A tax on the ultra wealthy to protect the extremely poor,” Atiku said.

The former presidential candidate also proposed a one per cent poverty alleviation tax to be legislated by the National Assembly on the profits of every international oil company and airlines operating in Nigeria, which should also go towards the Poverty Eradication Fund.

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Blackout As Power Grid Collapses

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Parts of the country were plunged into a total blackout for hours on Sunday after the nation’s power grid collapsed again, The PUNCH reports.

Two of the power distribution companies in the country, Kaduna Electric and Eko Electricity Distribution Company, announced the national grid collapse on Sunday afternoon.

Kaduna Electric, in a message to its customers via its Twitter handle, said, “We regret to inform you that the loss of power supply in our franchise – Kaduna, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states – is as a result of the collapse of the national grid. The collapse occurred at about 11:26 am this morning.

“Supply shall be restored as soon as the grid is back up. We regret all inconveniences,” the Disco added.

EKEDC, in a text message sent to its customers, said, “Dear customer, there is a system collapse on the national grid. Supply will be restored as soon as the issue is resolved. Apologies for the inconvenience.

The grid, which is being managed by government-owned Transmission Company of Nigeria, has continued to suffer system collapse over the years amid a lack of spinning reserve that is meant to forestall such occurrences.

Spinning reserve is the generation capacity that is online but unloaded and that can respond within 10 minutes to compensate for generation or transmission outages.

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Wife Worried As Husband Treat Her Nice After Catching Her Cheating With A Man On Their Matrimonial Bed

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Lady caught cheating with another man gets so worried as husband refuses to talk about the incident but rather been so nice to her.

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The lady who wants to remain anonymous has shared her ordeal of her husband paying her with kindness after catching her in bed with another man


According to the husband caught her in bed with another man in their matrimonial home.


The husband after bumping on her cheating has not spoken a word about the incident but rather he has changed to a complete different man.

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He now loves her so much than before and its eating her up.

Even though the husband is doing his best to make her, she is still unhappy as he has not said a word about the situation

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Comedian AY and wife, Mabel celebrate 12th wedding anniversary

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Comedian AY and his wife, Mabel Makun are celebrating their 12th wedding anniversary today November 29.


The comedian took to his Instagram page to pen down an anniversary message to his beautiful wife. AY revealed that he has known his wife for 16 years while saying that her love has been his motivation.


AY added that having his wife by his side is his only wish on their special moments as she has been his strength through the difficult times.

“It’s been a meaningful 12 years out of the 16 years of knowing you. @realmabelmakun your love has been my strength through difficult times. Your genuine care has always been my spirit to live and work extra hard for us all. Your tears and smiles are my motivation to make you happier every single day. Having you by my side forever is my only wish on this special moment. Happy 12th year anniversary my love. #forevertogether”

On the other hand, AY’s wife Mabel also wrote an emotional anniversary message. She said;

“So much we have been through together in the last 12 years of marriage and 16 years of knowing each other but through it all,we have stayed strong and committed to loving each other more as the days go by. It is not by our power nor might but by the spirit of God almighty. Happy anniversary to us,God keep and protect you dearest husband of mine @aycomedian”

See some of the photos the couple shared to mark their wedding anniversary.

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