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...
Fiscal commission uncovers N115 billion tax liabilities against FG, states’ MDAs
The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC)) says it has uncovered over N115 billion being tax liabilities established against some federal and states’ Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as local councils.
Spotlight on the National Assembly 2017 budget
The legislators have passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill but not before jerking up the spending limit for the National Assembly from N115billion submitted by the Executive arm of government to N125billion.