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ACF, S-South leaders on war path over derivation – Vanguard News

Agitation for a review of the revenue formula by northern elite has been welcomed as an opportunity for a review of the fiscal terms of the nation’s federalism, the Majority Leader of the Senate and leader of the Senate South-South caucus Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN) has said.His assertion nonetheless, the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF said … Continue reading

Ribadu flashes red card to ‘unscrupulous’ oil players Petroleum Revenue Task Force inaugurated – The Nation

UNSCRUPULOUS players in the nation’s petroleum industry were yesterday told that the game is over. The presidential candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the last year’s election, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu said it will no long be business as usual.He spoke in Abuja after the inauguration of the Petroleum Revenue Task Force by … Continue reading

FG to allow private investment in railway Vice President Namadi Sambo says colonial restrictive laws will be reviewed to allow this – Daily Times

The federal government will soon reverse some of the colonial laws especially in the transport sector, to allow the participation of the private sector in especially the railway sector.Vice President Namadi Sambo, who is also the Chairman of the National Council on Privatisation, said this on Monday while speaking at the first meeting of the … Continue reading

Jonathan, Sambo, govs to pay tax on personal emoluments – Vanguard News

The personal emolument of President Goodluck Jonathan and his vice, Namadi Sambo, will henceforth to be taxed under the new Personal Income Tax, PIT, Act 2011 (Amended). Also to be taxed are state governors and their deputies. Under the new law, members of the public who earn N3.2 million and above per annum are also … Continue reading

Oil Export Permit: FG Unveils New Procedure for Eligibility – Thisdaylive

The Federal Government weekend released the new guidelines as well as the categories of companies eligible to obtain crude oil export permit from the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment. After an earlier announcement that it was set to review the procedure to promote transparency and effectiveness, the ministry promptly released the guidelines that saw … Continue reading

Omoyele Sowore, Publisher of Saharareporters gets Deposed in a Defamation suit against Saharareporters in the US District Court for Maryland – Elombah

Discovery commenced today in the case which Emeka Ugwuonye filed against the publisher of Saharareporters.com, Omoyele Sowore, for libel in the US Federal Court, sitting in Maryland, USA. The case is titled Ugwuonye v. Rotimi, Sowore, United States District Court for District of Maryland, Civil Action No. PJM – 09 cv 0658. As at the … Continue reading

Why Attacks by Boko Haram Persists, By SSS

Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS), Mr. Ekpeyong Ita, at the weekend, said “the negligence of Nigerians” was responsible for the rising waves of Boko Haram attacks in the country. This however came on a day Senate President, David Mark, took a swipe at those arguing that the sect members were not out against … Continue reading

Jonathan to visit Chevron’s explosion site in Bayelsa – National Mirror

Indication emerged yesterday that President Goodluck Jonathan may visit Koluama in Southern Ijaw Local Government of Bayelsa State today to ascertain the extent of the gas explosion inferno still raging at an oil rig belonging to Chevron Nigeria Limited. Governor Seriake Dickson, who expressed worry over the manner the company was handling the incident, would … Continue reading

Boko Haram: Sahel Joint Military Command invites Nigeria •As suspects demand full protection, pledge cooperation with security agents

AS the Boko Haram insurgency continues unabated, the Sahel Joint Military Command, comprising militaries of Algeria, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, has reportedly invited Nigeria to join it for a combined counter-terrorism efforts in the Sahel and Northern Nigeria. This is just as arrested suspected members of the sect have pledged to cooperate with security agencies, provided they … Continue reading

NAFDAC alerts on fake Goya Olive oil in circulation – Vanguard

A PUBLIC alert on circulation of fake Goya Olive oil in the Nigerian market has been issued by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. The alert followed intensive two days enforcement exercise across Kwara State by officials of the Agency, which lead to the discovery of a syndicate, which specialised in … Continue reading

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