Gowon, Goodluck and Patience Jonathan, joins Buhari to mark Nigeria’s 60th Anniversary

Former Nigerian leaders, Yakubu Gowon, former President Goodluck Jonathan , and his wife Dame Patience Jonathan were amongst the several local and foreign dignitaries that witnessed Nigeria’s colorful 60th Independence anniversary, at the Eagle Square, Abuja. The event that took place amidst watertight security witnessed colorful parades and a display of a high sense of…

Amidst Insurgency, Borno State Grows IGR by 25.3%

Borno State grew its Internally Generated Revenue by 25.3% from N6.52 billion in 2018 to N8.17 billion in 2019. Ali Manga Bulama, the Executive Chairman of Borno State Internal Revenue Service, disclosed this in Maiduguri, when an excellence in IGR Award 2019/2020 was presented to him by Alford Conferences Limited, the convener of the annual…

Spanish authorities say Neymar owes $40.5m tax debt

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, owes 34.6 million euros ($40.5 million) in taxes from his time in Barcelona, Spanish authorities said Wednesday. The Brazilian has the highest personal debt in a list released by Spanish officials. The list includes individuals and companies that owe more than 1 million euros ($1.1 million). Neymar, who played for Barcelona…

Naira firms against dollar as independence holiday slows trading activities

Nigeria’s naira on Wednesday firmed against the dollar, gaining N2.33k after exchanging at an average rate of N461.66k from N464 on Tuesday on the black market. The naira appreciation was attributed to slow trading activities due to the Thursday’s independence holiday declared by the Federal Government. BusinessDay exchange rate monitor across Lagos State show that……

Buhari to give Independence broadcast from Eagle Square

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation from the Eagle Square, Abuja, on Thursday, October 1, 2020, as part of activities commemorating the 60th Independence Anniversary of the country. A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, indicated that the traditional early morning October 1 Presidential Broadcast will not…

Why Eligible customer regulation has not had desired impact – NERC

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said Gencos duplication of power contracts is the main reasons why the Eligible Customer regulation seems not to be working despite the huge potentials it provides. According to NERC’s Commissioner legal regulatory Licensing Dafe Akpeneye, most Gencos have already contracted all their Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to Nigerian Bulk……