Internally Generated Revenue
Oyetola sets up committee to boost revenue from forests
As part of efforts to boost the state’s revenue through forestry, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has set up a six-man committee to reposition the sector. Mr Adeniyi Adeshina, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Osogbo. Adeshina said that the committee headed by Prof. Bayonle…
Abia leads South East states in revenue fall
Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi and Enugu states have emerged among the eight states in the country that recorded decline in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) between January and June 2018.
Lagos declares N103.5b IGR in first quarter
The Lagos State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Olusegun Banjo, has said that the state government recorded Internally-Generated Revenue (IGR) of about N103.5 billion for the first quarter of 2018 as against N96.8 billion generated last year. Banjo stated this yesterday during the ongoing 2018 ministerial press briefing to commemorate the third anniversary…
Edo Govt will explore cultural heritage to increase IGR
Edo Government says it will explore the state cultural heritage to increase the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in all the 18 local government areas. The Deputy Governor, Mr Philip Shaibu, made the assertion on Monday in Benin while unveiling the logo of Edo Festival of Arts and Culture. Shaibu, represented by the Commissioner for Arts,…
Merging of government’s agencies
With over 600 parastatals, with quite a number of them duplicating efforts, coupled with the economic realities of the day, the time has come for a re-visit to the Steve Oronsaye Committee Report which had suggested a pruning down to about 110 agencies only.
Niger to impose taxes on shoemakers, petty traders
The Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, announced this on Thursday during his ministry’s budget defence at the state House of Assembly in Minna.
Skye Bank pledges improved IGR for states
Skye Bank Plc., has expressed its readiness to assist states in the country improve on their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) generation, plug leakages in collection of services across all revenue ...
Abbe states obstacle to true federalism
I think the present administration has done extremely well, they have approached national issues most realistically and I believe that to the best of their ability, the nation begets ...