FG to tax house rents, C of O, others

The Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Mr Ben Akabueze, says tax on rents, Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) and others is not a new law to the system. Akabueze made the clarification while fielding questions from participants at a virtual presentation of 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper […]

FG’s Home Grown School Feeding Programme To Take Off With 3 States, Targets 3,131,971 Households

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development will commence the Home-Grown School Feeding Programme on Thursday May 14, 2020 in Abuja and subsequently in Lagos and Ogun states before the other states of the federation. Although school children are at home with schools shut as a result of the pandemic, President […]

Senate Orders FG to Suspend 5G Network Launch

Modalities have been put in place for the National Assembly to probe the 5G communication network in Nigeria. The Senate, which ordered the government to put on hold to its launch, mandated the Committees on Communication, Public Health and Science and Technology to carry out an investigation and report back within four weeks. This was […]

COVID-19: Nigeria not expecting upsurge of fatality — FG

By ABUJAH RACHEAL The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, says the Federal Government is not expecting an upsurge of fatality in the fight against novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. Mustapha, who is also the Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF), made the remark on Monday in Abuja during PTF […]

Edo Indigenes berate FG for excluding Edo, Delta from Covid-19 funds

Frontline indigenous organisation of the Edo people, Edo Progressive Indigenes Association (EPIA) has expressed deep concern over the exclusion of Edo State from the COVID-19 intervention funds for poor Nigerians. EPIA’s National President, Bishop Omogiade E Edokpolo stated this while answering questions in an interview with Jungle Journalist Media Limited reporter in Benin. He berated […]

COVID-19: No Nigerian Is Hungry, We Have Disbursed 100 Billion Naira To Poor Nigerians

The minister of information in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has responded to Nigerians complaining of hunger on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, television stations and radio stations due to the lockdown. He claims that the federal government has disbursed over 100 billion Naira to poor Nigerians and vulnerable persons affected by the lockdown […]