VAIDS: FG Warns Defaulters, Says They ‘ll Be Exposed 

Wealthy Nigerians who do not take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) to regularize their tax status, would face serious consequences, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has warned.. According to her, the Federal Government has compiled data on property, bank accounts, shareholdings and other income sources of individuals and…

MRA Names Federal Ministry Of Labour And Employment Into Its FOI ‘Hall of Shame’

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame and criticised the Ministry for continually failing to comply with the Freedom of Information Act for the nearly seven years that the Law has been in existence. Announcing the induction of the Ministry into…

Ambode Signs Bills To Provide 24-hour Power Supply, Protect Yoruba Language Into Law 

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday signed seven important bills into law among which is the law to guarantee 24-hour power supply in line with the vision to attain a 24-hour economy and make the State globally competitive. The Laws are: Lagos State Electric Power Reform Law, Amended Land Use Charge Law, School of Nursing…

Ekiti 2018: Don’t Gamble With Your Ticket, Bamidele Tells APC

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, has appealed to the leadership of the party not to allow anyone to gamble with its ticket in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State. Bamidele told the party in clear terms to concede the ticket to a popular candidate that can dislodge…

Buhari Asks Tinubu To Reconcile Aggrieved APC Members

President Muhammadu Buhari has saddled a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, with the responsibility of reconciling all aggrieved party members across the country. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a two-paragraph statement made available to journalists on Tuesday. The statement…

Kechi Okwuchi, Sosoliso Crash Survivor On ‘Thank You’ Visit To Shell 

L-R: Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor and Kechi Okwuchi, survivor of the 2005 Sosoliso plane crash during a ‘Thank You’ visit to SPDC. There were emotional scenes as Miss Kechi Okwuchi, a survivor of the 2005 Sosoliso plane crash that claimed many…

Covenant University Wins Zenith Bank-sponsored CFA Research Institute’s Maiden Competition 

Covenant University has emerged the first-place winner in Nigeria’s stage of the global CFA Institute Research competition at the finals held in Lagos on Saturday. Covenant University beat University of Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo University, which emerged second and third place winner, respectively in the competition sponsored by Zenith Bank Plc. Eight universities took part in…