The corruption factor in low tax revenue

August 17, 2020 Jerry Uwah 0

The federal government is facing what probably is Nigeria’s most calamitous financial crisis in the last 30 years. Even when the kleptomaniac Sanni Abacha was selling oil at $10 per barrel and stealing $5 billion from the dwindling income, government was not as broke as it is today. The revenue crunch is so excruciating that government lost N1.2 trillion in the first quarter of Read More

N97m Fraud: How court sent ex-LG chairman to jail

July 26, 2020 Ise-Oluwa Ige 0

A Federal high court sitting in Gombe has sentenced a former Chairman of Shongom Local Government Area of Gombe State, Samuel Bulus Adamu to a seven-year imprisonment without an option of fine That was after he was convicted by the trial judge, Justice N I Afolabi on a seven- count charge bordering on fraud, cheating and money laundering involving N97, Read More

Alleged Terrorism: We are not guilty, Wadume, others tell court

June 8, 2020 Kehinde Osasona 0

Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume), and six other defendants, Monday, pleaded not guilty to the alleged terrorism, possession of firearms and kidnapping charges leveled against them. During their arraignment at the federal high court in Abuja on Monday, all the defendants pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to them. The 13 counts charge borders on terrorism, kidnapping, Read More