VAT: Cloturing the media filibustering – Isidore Emeka Uzoatu

Thanks, no thanks to Nyesom Wike, the indefatigable governor of the Rivers State Government of Nigeria. Depending on the side of the divide you belong to, he’s either a villain or a godsend. Any which way, though, it’s gladdening that…

*Assassins kill Lagos socialite month after chieftaincy case victory (Punch)*JUSUN threatens to seal Lagos courts as chapter resumes partially (Nation)

Assassins kill Lagos socialite month after chieftaincy case victory (Punch) A Lagos-based socialite and contender for the Badore chieftaincy stool, Chief Rasak Jikoji, has been assassinated. PUNCH Metro gathered that Rasaki had a month ago celebrated a court ruling in…

*Truck crushes couple to death in Ogun (Guardian)*NDLEA impounds 3,413kg of drugs at Lagos airport (Independent)

Truck crushes couple to death in Ogun (Guardian) Two persons suspected to be husband and wife were on Tuesday crushed to death in an accident involving a Toyota Camry car, Sino truck and a motorcycle around Odogbara, few metres from…

*Lagos denies signing executive order on environmental sanitation (Guardian)*Lagos APC kicks as PDP demands Sanwo-Olu’s resignation (Punch)

Lagos denies signing executive order on environmental sanitation (Guardian) Lagos State government has denied signing an executive order on environmental sanitation. “The information about a so-called “Executive Order” on Environmental Sanitation in Lagos State … This information is untrue and…

FIRS: Paying taxes is not the problem – Ehi Braimah

In the face of dwindling revenue from oil, it is not surprising that the federal government is shifting attention to the non-oil sector to boost revenue. This is against the backdrop of the revised national budget of N10.8 trillion signed…

*Pipeline fire hits Lagos surburb (Guardian) *20 coaches arrive for Lagos-Ibadan, Abuja-Kaduna train services (Punch)

Pipeline fire hits Lagos surburb (Guardian) A pipeline suspected to have been vandalised by oil thieves burst into flames Sunday night at Abule Egba area of Lagos State. A resident of the area told The Guardian that the fuel from…

Lagos task force demolishes 2,500 illegal structures in Lekki (Guardian)

  Lagos woman arrested for maltreating stepchildren (Punch) The Lagos State Government has handed over a woman, Funmilayo Samson, to the police for allegedly maltreating her stepchildren on Ebuwawa Road in the Ikorodu area of the state. Officials of the…

*3 die in Ikorodu, Ajah cult clashes (Punch) *Senate probes un-remitted N20tr stamp duty revenue (Nation)

3 die in Ikorodu, Ajah cult clashes (Punch) Three persons have been killed in separate cult clashes in the Ikorodu and Ajah areas of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that one of the victims was killed on the Igbogbo-Igbe Road…

*Estate electrician, accomplice attack Maersk MD, kill wife (Punch) *Fowler hands over to Nami as FIRS boss (Nation)

Estate electrician, accomplice attack Maersk MD, kill wife (Punch) Two suspects, Ade Akanbi and Olamide Adegoke, have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for attacking the Managing Director of Maersk Nigeria, Gildas Tohouo, and stabbing his…

FIRS Reports States’ Revenue Collection Jumps to N1.6tn from N800bn (ThisDay)

Revenue generation by the 36 states of the federation has risen from N800.02 billion in 2016 to N1.6 trillion in 2018, representing a 46.11 per cent rise, according to data released yesterday by the Federal Internal Revenue Service (FIRS). FIRS…

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