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Ahead of the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to refrain from playing the ethnic card, and instead, get ready to face the consequences of the “serious issues of poor governance it foisted on the people of the state since 2016.”
The Ogun State House of Assembly on Thursday lifted the suspension placed on the Chairmen of the 20 Local Government Councils and 37 Local Council Development Areas in the state instituted by the 8th legislature.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says about 45 million Nigerians will be captured as taxpayers before December 2019.
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) said that N28.58 trillion was remitted to the Federation Account between 2012 and 2016, from mineral revenues, non-mineral revenues and Value Added Tax (VAT).
N28.58 trillion was remitted to Nigeria’s Federation Account between 2012 and 2016, according to a report from the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI).
High-profile tax defaulters got a 30-day window to regularise their tax status with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), failing which they risk forfeiting the tax equivalent directly from their bank accounts to the Federal Government.
The Akwa Ibom State Government has finally come to terms with the reality about the education sector in the state. The government on Thursday organised a summit to seek expert opinions on how to fix the broken school system.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria to discontinue the official exchange rate of N305 to one United States dollar.
The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) said the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) contributed 59.7 per cent of revenues in the Federation Account in the last three months.
Revenue generating agencies must refrain from holding on to revenue collected on behalf of the Federal Government, the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Finance, James Faleke, has said.
Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, on Wednesday, pledged to revive the state economy and bring it to an enviable height within four years, adding that he will contest for President in the next 8 years.
As local governments celebrate the autonomy granted them, Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said that some of them woill find it difficult to pay salaries without borrowing.
The police have arraigned a whistle-blower, George Uboh, for alleged defamation against the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Friday said his administration has no problem with implementation of the new national minimum wage for workers.
The Zamfara State chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has accused the State Government of denying Local Governments in the state of their funds remitted from the federation account in spite of the Presidential order that such funds be sent directly to the councils’ accounts.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in the Chairman and thirty Commissioners of Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission at the State House.
Nigerian governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum met in Abuja on Wednesday night to deliberate on the remittance of statutory fund from Federation Account direct to the 774 councils based on the orders of Nigeria Financial Intelligent Unit.
Mane believes the 29-year-old Napoli defender would be a huge hit for the newly-crowned Premier League champions.
A U.S. judge on Monday ordered a delay in federal executions, hours before one was to be carried out for the first time in 17 years, hampering the Trump administration’s plan to revive capital punishment by the federal government.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is adamant Lionel Messi will not be leaving.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.
French police have arrested a man wanted internationally for managing child porn sites on the darknet, Bordeaux Prosecutor Frederique Porterie said on Monday.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, was taken into custody Monday night after interrogation by the Presidential Panel investigating his tenure as head of the agency.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun on Thursday said it was enforcing the presidential directives in the state to curtail further spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Federal Government says the evacuation flight from the United Kingdom, initially scheduled for July 12 from London Heathrow, has been rescheduled to depart from Gatwick Airport on July 14.
Super Eagles midfielder Uche Henry Agbo has been ruled out for the rest of the season after damaging his right knee during Deportivo La Coruña 1-1 scored draw with Tenerife in the Spanish Segunda Divison encounter.
California will release up to 8,000 more prisoners to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in its crowded jails, according to authorities in the US state, one of the hardest hit by the pandemic.