MAN advice FG against VAT increment

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Thursday said the proposed VAT rate increment was unfriendly to the manufacturing sector. The Director-General of the association, Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadir, made it known  in Lagos, in spite of the rebuttal from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on the issue. “the proposed …

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FG vow to dualise Akure-Ikere road – Akeredolu

Ondo State governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu  on Friday said the Federal Government would dualise the Akure-Ikere carriage way. Akeredolu made the revelation during a thank-you visit to Ifedore, Akure North and Akure South Local Government Areas in Ondo Central Senatorial District, “the Federal Government has already completed the design for the …

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Tradermoni Loans Not For Election – Presidency

The presidency has explained that the tradermoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products, as components of President Buhari administration’s social investment programme, are still in operation. The explanation came through a statement by the senior special assistant on media & publicity to the vice president ,  Mr. Laolu Akande, who said the …

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You Must work Hard – Oyetola

Governor Gboyega  Oyetola has urged the leadership of local council development authorities and local governments to function to the taste of the people in whose interest the council areas exist. The governor who gave the charge while commissioning a 22 room secretariat complex of Ila central local council development authorities …

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Bandits Attack Mining Site In Zamfara

A group of unidentified bandits have attacked a mining site in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara, killing one of the six mobile Policemen on guard and kidnapped others. One of the eyewitnesses  Salisu Lawali said the bandits overran the site situated in Sunke village after random gunshots, disarmed the …

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Thunderstorm kills three in Delta — CP

The police in Delta state today said that three persons were suspected to have died by a thunderstorm in Ughelli South local government area of the state. Delta commissioner of police, Adeyinka Adeleke, told newsmen that the incident remained a suspected case because there were no medical reports to prove …

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Imo workers reject Okorocha’s electronic payment

Trouble seems to be looming between Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha and the state chapter of the Nigeria labour congress (NLC) over move by the state government to conduct a biometric verification of workers in the state. The state government also planned to commence electronic payment for the workers and …

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Tension as cop shoots teenager dead in Lagos

A trigger-happy policeman, who was said to be intoxicated while on duty, allegedly shot dead a teenager, Hadijat Sikiru, in the Adamo area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, on Monday. However, the Lagos State Police Command, through the Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, had said on Tuesday that a team of …

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