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Lagos Assembly summons three commissioners over heaps of refuse

Worried about the heaps of refuse across the Lagos State, the state House of Assembly on Thursday summoned three Commissioners, their respective Permanent Secretaries as well as the Accountant General of the state.

ICPC to declare Senator Jang wanted over alleged N5.6 billion fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it may declare former Governor of Plateau, Sen. Jonah Jang, wanted for refusing to honour its invitations.

Shares fraud: N180 million not remitted to Oyo – witness

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Yinka Fatoki, Tuesday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that N180million, which was part of proceeds of shares sold by the Oyo State Government under Chief Rashidi Ladoja, was allegedly not remitted to the state.

Kalu’s trial: Abia Government House accountant relocates to Cameroon

Mr Akpan Udoh, an accountant in the Abia Government House, who wass scheduled to testify in the alleged N3.2 billion fraud trial of the former Abia Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has relocated to Cameroon.

Ex-Governor Kalu’s trial: Abia state accountant on the run

An accountant in Abia Government House, Akpan Udoh, who is scheduled to testify in the ongoing trial of former Abia Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, is now on the run, the prosecution told a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday.

Witness’ absence stalls Senator Ladoja’s alleged N4.7 billion fraud case

The Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned further proceedings till Tuesday in the case of a former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, who is being prosecuted for an alleged fraud of N4.7bn.

Real estate professionals laud 50 percent reduction of land use charge by Lagos government

The Chairman, Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, NIESV, Mr. Olurogba Orinmalade, has Governor Ambode’s gesture in slashing the new

Lagos land use charge and the beauty of democracy

One of such is accountability. Every democratically elected government is accountable to the people, to whom it owes its existence. This is why it has become traditional for the Lagos state government to periodically render periodic account of its stewardship and interact with the people at Town Hall Meetings and other such forums.

Ondo government set to introduce land use charge

The Ondo state government has chosen to follow closely the footsteps of Lagos State, by reviewing its land use charge in the state.

Lagos slashes land use charge, waives penalty for late payment

Following extensive deliberations with stakeholders on the new rates payable by property owners under the Lagos State Land Use Charge (LUC) law, the government on Thursday announced a major reduction in the rates and waived the penalty for late payment across board.

Witness: How ex-Governor Suswam collected N450m at once for Government House

Terseer Chogah, a witness in the alleged N9.79 billion fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, on Thursday narrated how N450 million was withdrawn for running of the Benue State Government House.

Lagos govt gives breakdown of land use charge

Amid the complaints about the new Lagos State Land Use Charge, the Commissioner for Finance, Akinyemi Ashade, says an aggregated tax that has combined three erstwhile separate taxes namely tenement rate, ground rent and neighbourhood improvement levy into one.

Court: Judge’s elevation won’t stop ex-Governor Suswam’s N9bn fraud trial

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday ruled that the issue of elevation would not stop a judge from carrying out his or her duty.

LCCI: Lagos Land Use Charge against democratic ideals

Sanctions to defaulters under the Reviewed Land Use Charge (LUC) Law of Lagos are too severe and not in tandem with democratic ideals.


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