Wednesday, 6th December 2023


29 Nov
President Bola Tinubu has promised to devolve more powers to the state and local governments as part of the campaign promises enunciated in his “Renewed Hope Agenda.”
20 Oct
Chairman of Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Mohammed Bello, yesterday, explained how his outfit recovered unremitted revenue worth over N500 billion from agencies of government. At an interactive session with the James Faleke-led House of Representatives Committee on Finance, he disclosed that N14 billion was recovered between 2008 and 2012 through the assistance…
19 Oct
The Chairman of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Mr. Mohammed Bello, yesterday offered an insight as to how his outfit recovered unremitted revenue worth over N500 billion from agencies of government.
6 Oct
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has partnered the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to combat the persistent revenue leakages and enhance the country's revenue generation.
30 Aug
President Bola Tinubu’s new cabinet, whose members were recently sworn-in, will cost the country over N45 billion to maintain in four years, which is an albatross on a country in austere times.
16 Jul
The French people must have had Nigeria’s Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) in mind when they coined the expression “agent provocateur” as far back as 1845. How else does one explain that, at a time when government should be trying to find a way to salve the discontent of Nigerians groaning under extreme hardship, what is important to officials of the commission is a proposal to hike the salaries and allowances of political office holders by 114 per cent?
13 Jul
Members of the House of Representatives are demanding raises in their salaries and allowances, citing the removal of fuel subsidies and the state of the economy. During a meeting on Tuesday, July 11, which included an executive session during plenary, some lawmakers expressed their concerns regarding their salaries and allowances, prompting the need to address…
12 Jul
Barring a change of mind by the beneficiaries, no fewer than 14 sitting senators, including the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, will draw pensions and other benefits worth N5.6 billion from their states, for the duration of the 10th Senate.
23 Jun
The Presidency has expressed anger over reports of a purported 114 per cent increase in the salaries of the President, Vice President, elected federal and state political office holders and judicial officers.
9 Jun
The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has said that the Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited withheld about N8.4 trillion which would have been part of revenue accruing to Nigeria in the guise that it was used to pay for subsidy.
12 May
President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, state governors and their deputies earned N651m as hardship allowance in the last eight years. Their earnings was disclosed in a document by the Revenue Mobilisation and Fiscal Allocation Commission (RMAFC). According to the RMAFC document obtained from the website of the RMAFC, Buhari is entitled to N1.76m…
5 May
Kwara North Development Council (KWANDCO) has urged Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq to ensure that the vacant Kwara slot at the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) is filled by another person from the zone since the former occupier was from the senatorial district. It would be recalled that Edu-born Shuaib Yaman Abdullahi, who occupied the…


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The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has made contrary insinuations in certain quarters; the service does not employ the use of torture on inmates, saying the act is against the rules of the agency.
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President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, charged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to cooperate with committees of the Senate in the quest to pass the 2024 budget before the end of December 2023.
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Nigeria's local content across the oil and gas sector stagnated at 54 per cent this year to create serious concerns after a 13-year upward outlook amid rising divestment by international oil companies and over $25 billion investment by indigenous organisations.
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The Nigerian government has taken a significant step towards addressing the country's power challenges by signing a historic memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch a gigawatt (GW) solar PV manufacturing plant in the country.
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Stakeholders have said that Nigeria is not harnessing the opportunities trade-in service offers under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) as it accounts for about 60 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) of the country.
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Oyo State Governor, 'Seyi Makinde, yesterday, presented a N434.2 billion 2024 Appropriation Bill, christened “Budget of Economic Recovery,” to the House of Assembly, noting that the budget is a chance for his administration...
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Governor Umaru Bago of Niger State has canvassed the creation of rangers aimed at protecting forest reserves and conservation areas in the country. Speaking during the signing ceremony of the memorandum of understanding
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The Enugu State government has reiterated its resolve to partner the Federal Government through the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) and other stakeholders to construct an ultra-modern terminal and rail transportation in its efforts to remodel the transport system in the state.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, presented a budget of N76.586billion (Seventy Six Billion, Five Hundred and Eighty Six Million Naira) as its budget proposal for 2024 to the House of Representatives...
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National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the federal legislature to immediately amend the 1999 Constitution to strengthen the rights of Nigerians.