FG Generates N393.7bn From VAT In 4 Months

In the first four months of this year, the federal government generated the sum of N393.799billion from Value Added Tax (VAT), Eyes Of Lagos can authoritatively report. The amount, however. showed that the government did not meet the targeted revenue for the period by N128.670billion. Official data released by the government at the weekend indicated

Give Traditional Rulers Security Votes If You Want To End Insecurity – Iwo Monarch Tells FG

Adbulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwoland in Osun state, has called on the federal government to make provision for security votes for the traditional institution to help fight insecurity in the country. Akanbi, who spoke to journalists in Osogbo, the state capital on Monday, said the traditional rulers are closer to the grassroots and are privy to the

EFCC Sends Young Man To Eight Months Imprisonment For Hiding Vital Information

A 24-year-old man, Akeredolu Oluwafemi Temidayo, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for hiding vital information from operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, during interrogation. EFCC in a statement said Akeredolu (aka Susan Henderson) had received a landed property from one Rose Kirkley, an American citizen, pretending

Celebration: May 29 Will Be Swearing In While Parade June 12 (See Detail) – FG

Presidential inauguration on 29 May 2019, activities leading to the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari officially kicks off today, 20 May with this press conference. This will be followed of Tuesday, 21 May, by the commencement of a three-day National Youth Entrepreneurship Empowerment Summit at the International Conference Centre (ICC) here in Abuja. The Federal Executive Council Valedictory

Tinubu Should Not Run For 2023 Presidency – Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called on National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu not to run for the 2023 presidency as being touted in some quarters. Recall that Senate President Bukola Saraki had last year accused Tinubu of backing President Muhammadu Buhari for second term despite ill-treatment from the administration

I Will End Apapa Gridlock Within My First 60 Days In Office – Lagos Gov Elect, Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days of his administration. Sanwo-Olu said this on Saturday during an interactive session with his classmates at the Executive Master of Business Administration class, University of Lagos, 1998/2000 set. The erstwhile

Nigeria Donates 30,000 Tonnes Of Medical Equipment, Vaccines, $500,000 To Malawi

The Nigerian Government, on Monday in Lilongwe donated 30,000 tonnes of drugs, medical equipment, insecticide-treated nets and 500,000 U.S dollars to the Republic of Malawi, that was hit by a tropical disaster called Cyclone Idai. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, who led the delegation of Nigerian Government handed over the relief materials

Without Me, APC Cannot Succeed – Okorocha

The outgoing governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday said the 2019 election proved that without him (Okorocha), there would be nothing like All Progressives Congress, APC, in the South-East zone. Okorocha, through his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemedo, spoke in Owerri while reacting to a statement credited to the Director of Voice of Nigeria,

Blackmail: Atiku Demands N500m, Apology From Onochie, Buhari’s Aide

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the last poll, Atiku Abubakar, has demanded the sum of N500m, apology and a retraction from the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as damages for alleged defamatory statement against him. Atiku threatened that Onochie’s failure or neglect to accede

Obasanjo Is The Number One Troublemaker In This Country – Oba of Lagos, Akiolu

Rilwan Akiolu, the oba of Lagos, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a troublemaker who always arrogates power to himself. Atkiolu took a swipe at the former president on Wednesday when participants of the senior executive course (41) of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) visited him at his palace in

Buhari’s Government Strengthened Boko Haram By Paying Ransoms – Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former President who spoke at the 2nd session of the Synod held at the Cathedral Church of St.Paul’s Anglican Church, Oleh in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, stated that Buhari’s government strengthened Boko Haram by paying ransoms.The former President who warned that every insecurity situation in Nigeria must be

2023: Amaechi Says Igbo Can’t Be President, Ohanaeze Replies

The Apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Saturday lambasted the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for saying the South East can’t produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor in 2023. Deputy National Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze, Chuks Ibegbu in an interview with DAILY POST said Amaechi is not God as such can’t decide the political future of

Okorocha Has Done Wonderfully Well For Imo, Osinbajo Declares

Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has commended Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, for the infrastructure development his administration put in place during his eight-year rule in the state. Osinbajo disclosed this yesterday when he inaugurated several completed projects built under the Okorocha administration, describing the governor as a great achiever and congratulating Imo people on his

We Will Make It Very Difficult For People To Interrupt Our Economic Policies – CBN Gov. Emefiele

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria  (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has given an insight into the policy thrust of his second term, saying that he would aggressively pursue programmes that would ensure growth in a diversified economy. Speaking at a Special Convocation Lecture of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), yesterday, he also

Senator Adeleke Has No Academic Qualification To Govern Osun State – APC

Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the candidate of opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last year’s governorship election in Osun, Senator Ademola Adeleke, is unfit to govern the state. The party, in a statement issued by its spokesman, Kunle Oyatomi, said the scandals surrounding Adeleke’s personality and qualifications

How On Earth Will Buhari Reappoint Emefiele That Distributed Cash To Dasuki, Diezani – Kazaure

A member of the House of Representatives, Muhammed Gudaji Kazaure, has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s reappointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Kazaure said his variance with President Buhari’s choice stems from the fact that Emefiele was at the helms of affairs when the nation was being plundered by

Borno Now Safer Than Abuja, Sokoto, Kaduna, Other States —Shettima

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday said the state  that had been under attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the last 10 years, was  now safer  for  business  compared to states like Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina including Abuja the Federal Capital Territory, FCT,  where issues of kidnapping and other related crimes remain unabated. Shettima  who