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Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Minister: 7.5 percent VAT to take effect February 1

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Usman, disclosed in Abuja that the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) new rate of 7.5 per cent will commence on February 1, 2020, after all the necessary administrative procedures have been completed, especially the gazette of the Act by the Federal Ministry of Justice.

Gombe SUBEB introduces whistleblower policy, declares war on absenteeism

The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe State has vowed to deal with teachers treating the teaching profession with levity, introducing a whistleblower policy to discourage the act of absenteeism and ensure patriotism within the basic education sector for effective teaching and learning.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje distributes instructional materials worth N150 million to primary schools

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, said in his determination to boost the standard of education in the stare, the present government, distributed instructional materials worth over N150 million to primary schools across the 44 Local Government Areas of the state, aimed at boosting his free, compulsory basic and secondary education policy.
Acting Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu (Middle) fielding questions from Journalists at EFCC Zonal Office,Port Harcourt.

EFCC hopeful of lifting of barriers against probe of Rivers government

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has expressed optimism that the court judgement barring it from from investigating and prosecuting past and present officials of the Rivers Government accused of corruption delivered about 13 years ago may finally be vacated by the Supreme Court.
The government made the disclosures through the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA) Dr Akin Fagbemi while showing to the press, a recovered truck from robbers at the Akinyele area of the state.

Drunk driving: Oyo to begin breath test for drivers

The move according to the government is to reduce the rate of accident caused by drunk driving among drivers which are leading to loss of lives, property and huge damage to government facilities and infrastructures.
The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami, assumed office at the Revenue House, FIRS Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday.

Muhammad Nami assumes office as new FIRS chief

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami, assumed office at the Revenue House, FIRS Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF renovates 34 PHCs in Bauchi

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has renovated 34 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in Bauchi State to ensure child survival and improve the healthcare infrastructure.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Nami as the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services and 13 others as board members.

Senate confirms Muhammad Nami, 13 others as FIRS board members

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Nami as the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services and 13 others as board members.

FIRS gives seven days notice to tax defaulters

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has served a seven-day notice to tax defaulters across the country.

Tunde Fowler speaks on FIRS handover controversy

The immediate past Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, said he did nothing wrong in handing over the management of the tax revenue agency to the Coordinating Director, Domestic Taxes Group, Abiodun Aina.
A fire incident occurred at the headquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Abuja on Monday, officials said.

Trouble brews in FIRS as workers demand handover to senior director

Twenty-four hours after the change of guard at the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), members of staff of the Service have given the authorities till Friday for the most senior director to take over as acting chairman.

Former FIRS chief Tunde Fowler writes SGF for reappointment before replacement

The former chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler prior to the announcement of his replacement Monday writes boss Mustapha for a reappointment.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC seizes over N643.9 million, $706.8 million in Kano

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday says that the Kano Zonal office has seized over N643,942 million in 2019.
A fire incident occurred at the headquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Abuja on Monday, officials said.

FIRS creates e-tax services

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has created electronic tax services, (e-tax services) to improve transparency and speed in tax administration.

Nasarawa PHCs in shambles despite $500,000 funding from Bill Gates

Primary Health Care centres across Nasarawa State are in a deplorable state, with most facilities ill-equipped and inadequately staffed, according to an investigation.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Lagos government adjusts closing, resumption dates for public primary schools

The Lagos State Government has announced the adjustment in closing date for first term year 2019/2020 and resumption date for second term Y2019/2020 school calendar.
Centre For Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL)

CACOL takes anti-graft advocacy to police, paramilitary agencies

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), on Thursday, took its anti-graft advocacy campaign to senior officers of the Police, Immigration, Customs, Road Safety and other paramilitary organisations as well as the National Orientation (NOA) in Lagos.
A Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has disclosed plans to shift his focus to power generation.

Femi Otedola: People think when they die, they take their money with them

The billionaire, earlier this month, gave out N5 billion to the Save The Children charity in support of its intervention in the Northeast. The donation through his daughter at the ball organised by the Cuppy Foundation.

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PenCom directs PFAs to implement pension enhancement for retirees

The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
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Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC member down with Lassa fever in Delta

A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better. 6

Counterinsurgency: Things are a lot better – President Buhari tells Boris Johnson

In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
Nigeria Police

17 people killed in Katsina road crash

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.