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Kola Daisi University, Ibadan in Oyo on Friday donated one water borehole each to its two host communities of Agede and Onidundu as part of the institution’s corporate social responsibility.
The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Wednesday disclosed that the 36 states of the federation received N3.95trillion as total revenues in 2018 but none of the states could fund their 2018 budget from their total revenue for the year.
The Chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB), Mr Tunde Fowler, said on Monday that the Internally Generated Revenue of the 36 states and FCT rose from N800 billion in 2016 to N1.16 trillion in 2018.
Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University, KWASU, Professor AbdulRasheed Na’Allah, has said the major challenge confronting the institution has been inadequate funding.
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has dissolved the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and other transport unions in the state.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has decried the spate of kidnapping on highways but assured that the menace would become the thing of the past soonest.
The federal government on Monday inaugurated the members of the governing boards of five professional health regulatory bodies.
The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.
Former President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has saluted the efforts of the Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson in educational development, saying he has surpassed expectations.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane, has said fuel subsidies are a huge drain on government’s revenue.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says the open grazing law in the state is being implemented as no fewer than 400 persons from various ethnic nationalities have been arrested for violating the law.
The Economic Confidential has released the Annual States Viability Index (ASVI) which shows that seventeen (17) States are insolvent as their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR) in 2018 were far below 10% of their receipts from the Federation Account Allocations (FAA) in the same year.
Ahead of the November 2, 2019 governorship election in Kogi State, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim Idris, has declared that if elected , his government will place emphasis on Agriculture to creating jobs for the unemployment youths and to generate wealth for the state.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Tuesday said the monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state had increased to over N1.5 billion.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for fourth quarter of 2018 was N324.59 billion compared to N264.34 billion recorded in third quarter of the same year.
Following Thursday’s announcement by Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, of his retirement from international football, tributes have continued to pour in for him, including from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport’s international governing body.
Ighalo with five goals to his name finished ahead of big guns like Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane who both finished on three goals respectively for Algeria and Senegal.
Barcelona have made a £90m offer plus two players for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, according to Sky in Germany.
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed plans to appoint aides from all parts of the nation, in furtherance of the All Progressives Congress’ unity agenda and the determination to involve youth in governance.
No fewer than 91 people tested positive for HIV/AIDS in Ogun during an HIV/AIDS Expanded Preventive Awareness Project conducted from July 8 to July 17 in the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Sunday visited the national leader of the Pan Yoruba socio political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti to console him over the killing of his second daughter Funke Olakunrin by Fulani hersdmen.
Alhaji Yakubu Mohammad, Hadejia Zonal Officer, Jigawa Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board, has advised the state 2019 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia, to always guard their luggage against drug syndicates.
The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has said that, if care is not taken, the reason for the establishment of TETFund would soon be defeated.
The Senate on Tuesday called for immediate convocation of a National Security Summit to address insecurity in the country.
Volunteer anti-corruption group, known as ‘Follow The Money,’ has urged students of University of Jos to use their youthful skills to track public funds meant for infrastructural projects in their various communities.