Monthly Archives: October 2018

Anambra To End Manual Revenue Collection   

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State Internal Revenue Service (AIRS) has announced its plans to end manual revenue collections as well as block all leakages in revenue generation. The agency said it would henceforth capture and enroll all taxable adults in Anambra State into distinctive revenue accounts to transform revenue collection and payments. The new revenue collection model  would provide a ...

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Over 200 Professors Mobilise For Atiku/Obi 2019 Ticket

An intelligentsia group comprising over 200 Professors, going by the name of Anambra Consultative Forum, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), has thrown its weight in support of the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, the former Governor of Anambra state, Mr. Peter Obi. A press statement made available to newsmen signed ...

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Shiites: FG Beefs Up Security Around Aso Villa

The clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and security personnel took a turn for the worse on Tuesday as sect members clashed with police. The clashes which took place on Sunday and Monday on the outskirts of the federal capital city spread to the business districts in Central Business District and Wuse. Sounds of sporadic gunfire were ...

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Afenifere Suspends Omisore For Supporting APC

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Tuesday, announced the suspension of the candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore for one year. Omisore was alleged to have aligned with the All Progressives Congress to win the rerun election in Ife South an6d North Local Government Areas of Osun State. His ...

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Buhari Meets Wike, Dickson, Two Other PDP Govs Inside Aso Rock

Four state governors elected on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari. The Punch reports that all the governors are from the South-South region of the country. The meeting was held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly after Buhari returned from his condolence visit to ...

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Police Arrest 400 Shi’ites, Put States On Red Alert

The Nigerian Police Force said its men have arrested 400 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shi’ites, following a second day of violence in Abuja. The police said they had put on red alert formations in the states, with substantial Shiite population, as the Inspector General of Police(IGP) ordered a clampdown on the rioters. Jimoh Moshood, ...

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Governors Propose N22,500 Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Tuesday agreed to pay a national minimum wage of N22,500 from the existing N18,000. The Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of its 2nd emergency meeting held in Abuja. Yari said that the decision was arrived at after a briefing from ...

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Innoson To Produce Armoured Personal Carriers For Police 

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has expressed readiness to partner Innoson Motors in procurement of armoured personal carriers to assist the government in fighting insurgency in the country. The Anambra State Ministry of Information and Communications Strategy reports that IGP said this when he visited Innoson Company, Nnewi, Anambra State for inauguration of Innoson Vehicle Automated Plant and unveiling of ...

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