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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

President Buhari writes Senate, seeks confirmation of new FIRS chairman, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of the new chairman and members of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.
Zamfara House of Assembly

CISLAC lauds Zamfara Assembly for repealing pension law

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has commended Zamfara State House of Assembly for what it calls, giant stride by abolishing “the despicable law” that allows payment of pension and other entitlements for former governors, their deputies, former speaker and their deputies.

Federal government to raise N1.07 trillion from sale of assets to fund budgets

The Federal Government is planning to raise about N1.07tn from the sale of property and businesses in the next three years to shore up dwindling revenues.
The Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other anagement members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit.

RMAFC: FIRS contributes 60 percent of revenue for Nigeria

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.

RMFAC: Seven states have no commissioners

A source at the RMAFC also informed newsmen that commissioners representing six of the seven states whose tenure elapsed between July 11 and August 2, 2015 had not been replaced.
The Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Elias Mbam, disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday.

Federal government considering review of revenue sharing formula

The federal government has said it is considering the review of the revenue sharing formula for the three tiers of government.

Federal government to review revenue sharing formula

The Federal Government says it will set up a committee in the coming week to review the revenue sharing formula for Federal, States and Local Governments due to current economic realities.

Governor Ortom: Why federal government must increase revenue allocated to states

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Friday said states are willing to pay the N30,000 national minimum wage but would do better if the revenue sharing formula undergoes an upward review.

RMAFC: No going back on banks’ probe for tax collection verification

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission on Sunday said there was no going back on the on-going probing of Money Deposit Banks to ascertain the amount of money they collected on behalf of revenue generating agencies of the government.

Revenue commission to probe banks over N100 billion stamp duties

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), says it will soon commence probe of banks over stamp duties collection as it expects to recover more than N100 billion from the probe.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

President Buhari sends names of RMAFC chairman, commissioners to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation names of 30 nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Elections: PDP urges National Assembly to remove Amina Zakari From INEC

Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) yesterday urged the National Assembly to immediately commence the process of the removal of Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC’s) Commissioner and President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece, Mrs. Amina Zakari.

Customs generates N1.1 trillion, remits N653.47 billion in 11 months

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) monthly revenue profile submitted to Fed-eration Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) revealed the Service remitted the sum of N653.47 billion to the federation account within 11 months duration (January and November) 2018.
Ayuba Wabba

NLC: Governors who cannot pay new minimum wage should resign

The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that Governors who feel they cannot pay the N30,000 minimum wage should resign.
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Ex-RMAFC chief Hamman Tukur passes on

The former Chairman of Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Hamman Tukur, who introduced monetisation policy died in Kaduna on Saturday and has been buried according to Islamic rites.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

Muhammadu Buhari urged to intensify crackdown on corrupt money to fund minimum wage

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “intensify his government crackdown on corrupt money and recovery of other illicit wealth by public officials and institutions to fund the proposed N65,000 national minimum wage by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), if he is to fulfil the needs of ordinary Nigerians who continue to struggle to make ends meet, and whom he has called his ‘constituency.’”
National Assembly

National Assembly: CSOs request audit of N1.5 trillion received in nine years

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have requested for an audit of N1.5 trillion received by the National Assembly (NASS) between 2005- 2014 as well as clarity on extra allowance paid to legislators beyond the approved amount by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).
National Assembly

Suit seeking to stop National Assembly’s running costs adjourned

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, ordered that hearing notices be issued and served on the National Assembly and others in a suit by Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Second Vice President Monday Ubani.

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