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The Bayelsa Government on Monday said it has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ceded the disputed Soku oil wells between Rivers and Bayelsa to Rivers.
The Finance Bill 2019, when signed into law, will ensure that small businesses with turnover less than N25m will be exempted from Companies Income Tax.
The Department of State Service (DSS) has arrested and paraded a 32-year old man, Kabiru Mohammed, suspected to be behind the fabrication and dissemination of a fake wedding video depicting President Muhammadu Buhari wedding the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed and her Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development counterpart, Sadiya Farouq.
The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, has reported that some federal government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) spent N26.606 billion in 2017 without payment vouchers or requisite approvals for such expenditures.
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former Minister of Finance and Chairman, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI), has urged the Federal Government to improve on immunisation coverage.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the constitution of a 9-man Negotiation Committee on the N30,000 Minimum Wage.
It was gathered that the current amendment of the Stamp Duty Act by the National Assembly according to the workers Union is being done to allow the FIRS to be the agency collecting stamp duty on electronic transactions.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has directed the suspension of a $300m Customs modernisation deal.
Mrs. Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Investment, has said the National Social Investment Office has an exit plan for N-Power beneficiaries.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, over an alleged failure to “disclose information and specific documents on the total amount of money paid to contractors from the $460 million loan obtained in 2010 from China.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded a request to the Senate to reconsider and approve the federal government’s 2016 to 2018 external borrowing plan.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the House of Representatives to approve the 2016/2018 external borrowing plan which was not approved by the 8th Assembly.
There was uproar on the floor of ECOWAS parliament, yesterday, over Nigeria’s border closure policy as Nigeria hinged its decision on failure of Benin Republic to implement agreements.
Mr Mark Robinson, Head of International Secretariat of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an Oslo, Norway based organization, has emphasized the need to revise the standard on systemic disclosures and advocated for a 2020 deadline for transparency.
The Director-General, Bureau of Public Procurement, Mamman Ahmadu, on Tuesday, faulted some of the amendments proposed by the Senate in the BPP Act.
The Kaduna State Government said it has set-up a committee to collate data on the Almajiri population in the state.
Premier League referees have been told to start using pitchside monitors for decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.
The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Friday, reaffirmed its earlier order sacking Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young People’s Party (YPP) as the senator representing Anambra South.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the total public debt as at September 2019 stood at N26.215 trillion.
Lille forward Victor Osimhen has said that he is happy at the club, despite interest from Premier League giants Liverpool.
Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun will on Tuesday receive leading politicians from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Action Democratic Congress (ADC) into the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Dr Abia Nzelu, the Executive Secretary, Mass Medical Mission (MMM), a non-profit organisation, identified late presentation and the lack of medical facilities as major challenges facing the management of cervical and ovarian cancer in the country.
The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday urged aggrieved members of the party in Imo State not to despair over the nullification of the electoral victory of the PDP 2019 governorship candidate in Imo, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, by the Supreme Court.
A 37-year old house owner, Lawal Wasiu on Friday appeared in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for allegedly locking the gate against his tenant and denying him access to his apartment.
Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has eulogised the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), for his efforts to alleviate poverty and empower the youth across the nation especially in the area of sports.