VAT: Osun gets 14.7b in 2020

September 21, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government received N14,725,950,020.87 as Value Added Tax (VAT) from the federal government in the year 2020, it was gathered. The VAT, according to the audited financial accounts of the state for the 2020 fiscal year presented by the state Auditor General, Folorunsho Adesina, Tuesday, was part of N31,298,936,478.49 total amount received as statutory allocation for the year. The statutory allocation Read More

APC govs celebrate Buhari’s assent of PIB, economy restructuring

August 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has celebrated the assent to the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the current administration has demonstrated unwavering commitment to change Nigeria democratically. The APC governors also said the new PIB present a convincing credential and commitment of the party to restructure Nigerian economy through democratic process in line with provisions of Read More

Fire disasters: Fayemi urges Nigerians cooperation with firefighters to improve response time

August 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state, has asked Nigerians to cooperate with officials of the State and Federal Fire Services (FFS) to improve response time to fire incidents. The governor, however commended Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, Dr. Ibrahim Liman, for the provision of operation truck by his agency to the state. Speaking Friday during the commissioning of Read More

Re: FCC chairman in alleged certificate forgery

July 10, 2021 Musa Wada 0

When the Senate confirmed Dr. Muheeba Dankaka as the chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), it ushered in a new era at the commission. Having been part of a 38-man list submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment into the commission, Dr. Dankaka, a native of Offa in Kwara state, was confirmed as the chairman of the commission on Read More

Ratels FC Boss partners SWAN FCT, roles out 3-year lifeline package for members

June 10, 2021 Editorial IV 0

 One of Nigeria’s football moguls and founder of Ratels Sports Development Foundation, Barrister Paul Edeh, has announced a three-year lifeline for Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter. Barr. Edeh, sole financier of two rising Nigeria’s female clubs – Ratels FC and Honey Badgers announced this when he hosted executive members of SWAN FCT led by Comrade Ndubueze Chidoka in Abuja. While Read More

FBN Insurance premium income hits ₦42.5bn in 2020

June 2, 2021 Ekpenyong Emmanuel 0

FBN Insurance Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Sanlam Emerging Markets (Pty) Limited has presented its 2020 Annual Report to shareholders at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lagos recently. Speaking at the Company’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM), the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FBNInsurance Limited, Val Ojumah, disclosed that despite the challenging operating environment in the country, Read More

NYSC at 48: The giant strides

May 24, 2021 Atim Atedze 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has come of age so much so that the institution’s gains cannot be quantified in the country’s socio-economic life. So much has been written and said about the scheme regarding its contribution to Nigeria’s socio-economic development.  And this is where it stands in commemoration of the 48th anniversary of the existence of the NYSC Read More

NYSC at 48: Giant and commendable feats of an institution

May 24, 2021 Atim Atedze 0

The National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC) has come of age so much so that the institution’s gains cannot be quantified in the country’s socio-economic life. So much has been written and said about the scheme regarding its contribution to the country’s socio-economic development. And this is where it stands in commemoration of the 48th anniversary of the existence of Read More

NERC approves N215.68bn for Ikeja, Eko DisCos upgrades

May 4, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has given approval to Ikeja Electric Plc to invest the sum of N121.92 billion for infrastructure upgrade across its network within a period of five years. NERC, which is the regulator of Nigeria’s electricity sector, also approved N93.76 billion for Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) to upgrade infrastructure across its network within the same Read More

Financial reform: We are open to new ideas – AGF Idris

April 14, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris has declared his readiness to partner with stakeholders that have valuable ideas which will help consolidate the gains of the ongoing financial management reforms initiatives. In a statement by Director (Information, Press and Public Relations, Henshaw Ogubike, the AGF made this declaration in Abuja when he received in audience the Partners Read More