FG To Earn Additional N6b From VAIDS

The Federal Government will rake in an additional N6billion from the implementation of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) before the end of the year. The sum is in addition to the N17billion already yielded by the scheme within six months. This was disclosed in Lagos yesterday by Mr. Babatunde Fowler,  Executive Chairman,…

Pathways to a transformed Nigeria

By Jaye Gaskia Our country and her peoples have been, and continue to be subjected to intensifying levels of hardships, compounded by growing insecurity. Fifty-Seven [57] years after independence we seem to be trapped in our past, as we continue to debate not the challenges of nation building or nationhood, but the very notion of…

Nigerian legislators import prostitutes from Russia- #NoNGOBill Campaigner

OrderPaperToday – The lead organizer of the #NONGOBill campaign, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu has accused members of the National Assembly of importing prostitutes from Russia at the detriment of Nigerian sex workers. Odinkalu also accused some lawmakers and state governors of possessing two international passports, an indication that they are not as committed to Nigeria as…

Confusion as NASS invents ‘special tags’ for NGO bill public hearing

OrderPaperToday – There was an initial drama and confusion at the venue of the public hearing on the Non-Governmental Organization Regulatory Commission of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill holding at the Conference room 231, House of Representatives new building. The Sergeants-At-Arms and Police officers stationed at the entrance prevented several persons including journalists who are accredited to…