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FG investigates 800,000 firms over tax payment default ―Adeosun

THE Federal Government has commenced the investigation of 800,000 registered companies in the country over non-payment of tax. This was revealed on Sunday by Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, in an article, she circulated among media houses. According to the minister in the article with the title All change! Nigeria is not an oil economy, “Over 800,000 companies, including some ...

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Those deliberately devaluing the naira will be arrested —Adeboye

CONCERNED by the downturn in the value of the naira in the last few years, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye has said that those responsible will be arrested. Predicting that the tide would turn in favour of the currency, the cleric reiterated that the legal tender will become powerful again. Adeboye ...

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DSS, EFCC in fresh face-off over invitation to SSS operatives

A major feud appears imminent between the Department of State Service (DSS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over a move by the commission to interrogate some officials of the DSS. Though details of the investigation purportedly being carried out by the EFCC were not made available to Sunday Tribune at the weekend, it was gathered that the ...

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Buhari, Dambazau meet over Maina

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with Interior Affairs Minister, Lt. General Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), over the rumpus caused by the recall of  former chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina. The Maina matter provoked the spat between the Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. ...

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Cabal Bought Foreign Properties In My Name To Frame Me – EFCC Boss, Magu Cries Out

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has raised the alarm over an alleged plot to frame its Acting Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, with ownership of assets abroad. The spokesman for the commission, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Wednesday that “shadowy interests at the receiving end” of the agency’s anti-corruption campaign were behind the alleged scheme. “Those behind ...

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BREAKING: Metuh Demands Arrest Of DSS DG Over Dasuki’s Absence In Court

Olisa Metu The former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr Olisa Metuh, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to order the arrest of the Director-General of the Department of State Security after the agency failed to produce Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd) in court. Mr Metuh’s counsel had made the request on Tuesday at the resumption ...

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Sagay, others urge Maina to publish beneficiaries of looted pensions funds

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), and some other prominent lawyers have challenged ex-head of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, to publish names of beneficiaries of looted pensions funds.  Their challenge followed reactions to trending video on social media wherein Maina claimed he had not fled the country and that he ...

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FG concludes negotiation with Switzerland on return of $321m Abacha loot

The Attorney General of Federation and Minister of Justice,  Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Thursday, disclosed that the Federal Government had concluded negotiation with Switzerland on the return of $321 million recovered from family of the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha. The AGF said Nigeria had recently recovered the sum of $86 million from the controversial Malabu Restrained Funds from United ...

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How Shagari’s regime scuttled Nigerian strides to be self-sufficient in rice production – Obasanjo

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday said Nigeria was almost achieving self sufficiency in rice production in 1979 before he quit as the military Head of state, saying,  the regime of the Second Republic president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, which succeeded him  scuttled the strides .   Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo Obasanjo spoke as the chief launcher at the ...

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