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Senate begins probe of N20tr unremitted stamp duties

The Senate raised the alarm yesterday over the non-remittance of over N20 trillion revenue collected as stamp duties, mandating its Committee on Finance to investigate the anomaly. It said the non-remittance from banks and other financial institutions was through the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems (NIBSS), a subsidiary of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from […]

Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for new FIRS boss Nami

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm newly-appointed Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) chairman Muhammad Nami. Buhari, in a letter dated December 9, also sought the approval of the red chamber for the appointments of 13 others as members of the FIRS board. Members of the board are James Ayuba (North Central); […]

Brazilian Minister visits Nigeria for bilateral trade talk

The Brazilian Minister of External Relations, Ernesto Araiijo would be arriving Nigeria on Tuesday for bilateral talks on defense, legal cooperation, trade, and investment. According to the Brazilian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ricardo Guerra de Araujo, who disclosed the visit, the Minister will go straight to talk with high-level authorities in the country with a view […]

Buhari, DSS get ultimatum to free Sowore, Dasuki, others

As a mark of its disapproval of alleged excesses of the Department of State Services (DSS) , a coalition of civil society groups yesterday gave President Muhammadu Buhari a 14-day ultimatum to release Omoleye Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters. They also asked for the release of former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky […]

Buhari directs accountant-general, MDAs to make daily financial inflows public

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday directed ministries, departments and agencies of the government to publish daily treasury summary statements of financial inflows and outflows. President Buhari, represented by the Minister of State for Niger Delta, Tayo Alasoadura gave the directives at the official launch of the Financial Transparency Policy and Implementation Guidelines by the […]