Resolving wage crisis by aligning with leaders’ pay
No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable—Adam Smith (1723-1790) Scottish economist and philosopher.
NNPC urges RMAFC to help in recovery of excess revenues
Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has urged the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), as an independent arbiter, to ensure recovery of revenues borne by the corporation on behalf of the Federal Government.
Lawyers sue AGF, National Assembly, RMAFC over lawmakers’ jumbo pay
Two Lagos-based lawyers, Monday Ubani and John Nwokwu, have dragged the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) and the National Assembly before a Federal High Court in Lagos over huge salaries, allowances and remunerations being collected by lawmakers. Also joined in the suit is the National Assembly Service Commission.…
Senators’ N13.5m running cost illegal, RMAFC declares
From the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) came yesterday a declaration that the N13.5 million reportedly collected by senators as running cost is illegal.
CISLAC urges RMAFC to disclose salaries, allowances of public office holders
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC) has challenged the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to unveil the salaries and allowances of political and public office holders to check corruption in government. It maintained that until the President Muhammadu Buhari government prosecutes existing corruption cases, the much celebrated zero tolerance for corruption would…
Sanctity of promise on pay cut
A report the other day that the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) appeared to have abandoned the downward review of salaries and remuneration of political office holders...
Giving legal backing to profligacy with double pay for ex-governors
Within 34 years and two months, Samuel Nduka rose from being a primary school teacher to being a headmaster. All through his career, he deeply enjoyed his job of imparting knowledge to young people.
Federal Governent to finance capital projects with borrowed funds, says Adeosun
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, may have declared that the country is broke as it cannot generate enough revenue to pay salaries of workers and still finance capital projects.
Imperative of democratic policies for stable polity
Easily the deadliest poisons to our national democratic life are personalisation of loyalty and concentration of political and administrative powers at the centre, initiated and controlled...