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NIS Set To Introduce Passport Tracking System

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) stated that it has introduced a tracking system to enhance the process of issuance and collection of passports. The Acting Comptroller-General, NIS, Idris Jere disclosed this to journalists during a virtual media briefing. According to him, “The NIS has introduced a passport tracking system. With the system, applicants can now trace the status of their passports from the comfort of their homes.

FCCPC Orders MultiChoice To Increase Suspension Of Subscription

MultiChoice Nigeria is the Subsidiary company of MultiChoice Africa, owner of DStv and GOtv has received directives from the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) to increase the number of times subscribers suspend subscriptions to at least four times annually. More so, MultiChoice had allowed suspension of accounts for a fixed period between seven to fourteen days twice yearly

House of Reps To Probe Bolt, Uber, Others Over Tax Compliance

The Nigerian House of Representatives has announced that it will set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate tax compliance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT_-aided transport tech and ride-hailing companies operating in Nigeria and report back within four weeks for further legislative action. This was disclosed after the adoption of a motion on the Urgent Need to Investigate the Tax Returns of Information and Communication Technology and Transport Companies in Nigeria by Hon. Ganiyu Abiodun Johnson.

MTN Becomes First African Company To Invest In Metaverse, Buys 144 Plots Of Digital Land

MTN has become the first African company to enter the metaverse by purchasing virtual land in Africarare. MTN made this known in a statement released on its website titled, ‘MTN Group becomes the first African company to enter the metaverse with land ownership on Africarare’.

Apple Becomes First Company To Hit $3 trillion Market Cap

Tech giant Apple Inc, trading as AAPL.O on the NASDAQ has on Monday became the first company to hit a $3 trillion stock market value, before ending the day a hair below that milestone. AAPL.O broke the barrier when its share price hit $182.86 before closing at $182.01. The world's most valuable company hit an intraday record high of $182.88 on the first trading day of 2022, putting the company's market value just above $3 trillion. The stock ended the session up 2.5% at $182.01, with Apple's market capitalization at $2.99 trillion.

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates Divorce Finalized

The divorce between Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates has now been finalized by a judge in King County Superior Court, Washington State. The world’s richest, most powerful couples signed the dissolution decree on Monday, ending the 27-year marriage between them. 

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