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Sustainable Development of the Tourism Potentials in Aquaculture will foster Economic Growth – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has expressed his administration’s strong belief that a sustainable development of the tourism potentials in aquaculture and its value chain will not only foster economic growth, but also create jobs, reduce poverty and unleash opportunities for entrepreneurship in the state. Speaking today at …

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The Taxman Is Coming For You By Simon Kolawole

If you felt intimidated by the public notice on “national enforcement on tax defaulters” issued last week by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), let’s say that is just the introduction. By the time President Muhammadu Buhari signs the Nigeria Financial Bill 2019 into law — possibly before January 1, …

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Winners Emerge In ERA/FoEN Tobacco Control Challenge

The grand finale of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) Tobacco Control Rap Challenge held yesterday (December 19, 2019) at a glamorous ceremony in Lagos attended by tobacco control advocates and youth groups. The competition which started on September 2 targeted creating awareness on enforcement of the …

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US President Donald Trump Impeached By House of Representatives

President Donald Trump was impeached for abuse of power in a historic vote in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, setting up a Senate trial on removing him from office after three turbulent years. By a 230 to 197 vote in the Democratic-majority House, the 45th US president becomes just …

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Senate Confirms Muhammed Nami As FIRS Chairman

The Senate has  confirmed the nomination of Muhammed Mamman Nami as the executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). He replaces Babatunde Fowler whose four year- term of office expired on Monday, 9 December, 2019. The confirmation followed the consideration and approval of the report of the Senate …

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President Buhari Swears In Ngige’s Wife, 8 Others As Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has administered oath of office on nine federal permanent secretaries, including the wife of Chris Ngige, minister of labour. The permanent secretaries were sworn in in two batches of five and four before the commencement of the federal executive council (FEC) meeting at the presidential Villa, Abuja, …

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Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing- ATIKU

By Atiku Abubakar John Quincy Adams once said “there are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” He may have very well been referring to Nigeria of the last three years. Barely two weeks ago, I warned during my …

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N37bn NASS Renovation Bill: Final Straw of APC’s Corruption – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) describes the over bloated N37 billion claimed to be for the renovation of the National Assembly complex as an unpardonable rip-off plot and a last straw of the brazen corruption that pervades the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration. The party says it is indefensible for …

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Buhari Signs N10.594trn 2020 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the 2020 Appropriation Act of N10.594 trillion. Buhari signed the Act on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. In his remarks, President Buhari thanked the national assembly for passing the bill expeditiously.  President’s full speech  is  below: It is my pleasant duty, …

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Happy Birthday To My Incorruptible GMB’ – Aisha Buhari Celebrates Husband At 77

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari,  Aisha Buhari, has celebrated her husband as he clocks 77 today. Aisha who  took to her twitter handle this morning to pen a heartfelt message to her husband described him as “sweetheart ” and “incorruptible GMB” Happy Birthday to MY incorruptible GMB. I wish …

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