2019: Buhari Orders FIRS To Close Atiku’s Company Office

2019: Buhari Orders FIRS To Close Atiku’s Company Office

The onslaught against former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in the hands of the Buhari government continued on Monday as the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, sealed the headquarters of his company Intels, in Onne, Rivers State. DAIlY POST gathered that the company was sealed over “unremitted taxes”. Intels operates in a Free Zone Authority located in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. FIRS is accusing the oil services company, Intels of operating illegally within the zone. An impeccable…

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Economy: Nigeria Can’t Achieve Much Under Buhari- IMF

Economy: Nigeria Can’t Achieve Much Under Buhari- IMF

Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF’s) African Department has explained why Nigeria can’t achieve higher productivity in many sectors of the economy. He said without energy, it would be difficult for the acclaimed Africa’s giant to make headways.  Mr. Abebe Aemro Selassie, while briefing newsmen over the weekend at the IMF/ World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington DC, “given how big the size of the Nigerian economy is and given the potential that it…

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Buhari Directs The World Bank To Concentrate Projects In The North

Buhari Directs The World Bank To Concentrate Projects In The North

In what seems to be a confirmation of the statement by Mr. Jim Kim, the World Bank President in which he said that President Muhammadu Buhari directed the World Bank to concentrate their projects in Nigeria on the north, the presidency on Friday has maintained that the well being of the North East has always been the priority of President Muhammadu Buhari even before he became Nigeria’s president. The clarification was given by the presidency,…

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Breaking: House Of Reps Directs Buhari To Increase Minimum Wage

Breaking: House Of Reps Directs Buhari To  Increase Minimum Wage

The House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Minister of Labour and Employment to commence the process of negotiating an upward review of the current minimum wage. This followed the unanimous adoption of a motion moved by Rep. Peter Akpatason (Edo-APC), during plenary on Thursday. “The Minimum Wage Act of 2011 set the lowest payable salary at N18,000, but the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the National Employers Consultative Association (NECA) and…

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Buhari Is An Amateur In Making Appointments- Dino Melaye

Buhari Is An Amateur  In Making Appointments- Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has noted that there are so many square pegs in round holes in the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Melaye said Buhari’s selections were synonymous to someone wearing oversized shoes, adding that there were lots of nepotism in the President’s appointments. In an interview with Vanguard, Melaye, a chieftain of the ruling party, said, “Let me tell you, in this government, we have square pegs in round holes. “You cannot give carpentry work…

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Osinbajo Says Nigeria Economy Working Under President Buhari

Osinbajo Says Nigeria Economy Working Under President Buhari

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari is determined to ensure that the private sector and the Nigerian economy thrives under his administration. Osinbajo said the President was undertaking extensive ‘ease of doing business’ reforms, in addition to on-going investment in infrastructure. The Vice President made the remark at the Financial Times Africa Summit holding at the Claridge’s Mayfair Hotel in London and was contained in a statement signed by his Senior…

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Highlights Of The Week You Must Know- From Orbitnews

Highlights Of The Week You Must Know-  From Orbitnews

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Lagos State Police Command has commenced investigations into the mysterious death of one of Davido’s crew members, Tagbo. While disclosing that it’s awaiting the result of an autopsy conducted on the deceased to ascertain the cause of death, which would guide its investigations, the Acting Commissioner of Police in the state, Edgar Imohimi, said that he had met with Davido and other parties involved…

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Nigeria: Tiers Of Government Receive More Billion Naira As Citizens Bemoan Poor Governance

Nigeria: Tiers Of Government Receive More Billion Naira As Citizens Bemoan Poor Governance

 A total of N637.704 billion has been distributed as federal allocation among the Federal Government, State Governments and Local Government Councils for the month of August. A total of N467.852 billion was shared in July. A communiqué issued by the sub-Committee of Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) of the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, at the end of the meeting held Thursday in Abuja, showed that the gross statutory revenue received for the…

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