Hypocrisy Will Kill Nigeria Before Corruption By Reno Omokri

Recently, a number of people criticised pop singer, Davido, for donning a Peoples Democratic Party attire during the PDP mega rally for his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke’s gubernatorial bid. They say that as a serving member of the National Youth Service Corp, Davido ought not to promote a political party. I thought long and hard […]

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Mrs Kemi Adeosun: Lessons from Gen Yakubu Gowon(rtd) and Nigeria’s Short Sightedness by Femi Kusa

    WITHIN 48 hours of quitting her job as finance minister,Mrs Kemi Adeosun has arrived in the united kingdom,giving the unfortunate impression that she fled from shame and the long arms of Nigeria’s law. I say her departure is unfortunate because she could have walked taller,and Nigerians would have been proud of her if […]

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KEMI ADEOSUN: ROW OVER PROF. SAGAY’S STATEMENT THAT NYSC IS IRRELEVANT

The statement by Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), that he doesn’t  “bloody care” if Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, underwent the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) or not is generating row with some critics describing him a charlatan or he maybe senile due to old age. Following […]

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ADEOSUN, BUHARI AND THE BURDEN OF PROBITY By Samuel O. Ajayi

The greatest problem of this regime is that we have a government that constantly preaches FINANCIAL and ADMINISTRATIVE MORALITY but whenever we want to subject it to same MORAL SCRUTINY, it becomes aggressive and its social media vuvuzelas go on the offensive. NINETY-FIVE PERCENT of those accused of corruption today have NEVER been convicted by […]

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PARIS CLUB REFUNDS: DELTA, AKWA IBOM, BAYELSA, KANO, RIVERS RECEIVED LARGEST SUM OF N10B EACH

The FG released a total N243.8 billion to the 36 states and Abuja in the second tranche The federal government has released a state-by-state breakdown of another tranche of refund amounting to N243.8 billion being over-deductions on Paris Club, London Club Loans. The minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, in a statement on Tuesday, said […]

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NIGERIA’S CURRENT TAX DRIVE WILL BE COMPREHENSIVE: EVEN BEGGARS MAY PAY TAX – ADESOSUN

The Nigerian government has stated that no one would be left out in the campaign to enlarge the tax revenue. She said some beggars were earning millions and that “proceeds from begging are taxable. You are supposed to pay taxes even if your means of income is begging”. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun said […]

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Court grants ERA/FoEN permission to sue FG over Tobacco taxes and incentives

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, and presided by Justice M. Idris, has affirmed that the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) is within its rights to demand and get a response from the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) on its request for information on tax benefits granted to tobacco companies under the […]

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FG, States Share N400 billion: Oil producing states got N15.5b more, based on 13% derivation

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun said the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) shared N400 billion which is N13.1 billion more than what the three tiers of government shared as revenue in December. She said the N400 billion was distributed under four distributable sub-heads. They are statutory allocation where the sum of N224.88 billion […]

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