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Implementation of 7.5% VAT begins February 1 — Minister

The Federal Government will from February 1 begin the implementation of 7.5 percent Value Added Tax espoused by the finance law. The law, according to the government, will take effect after all the necessary administrative procedures must have been completed, especially the gazette of the Act by the Federal Ministry of Justice. The Minister of... Continue Reading →

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Nigeria Reveals Plans To Land in Space in The Next 20 to 30 Years

Ogbonnaya Onu, Nigeria’s Minister of Science and Technology, says Nigeria still has the dream of joining the league of countries in space exploration even if it takes her 20 or 30 years to fulfill this dream. According to Linda Ikeji's Blog, the Minister said this when he spoke at the 2020 National Convention of the... Continue Reading →

Foreign Minister, Diplomatic Corps Members Meet In Abuja

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyema, on Thursday, met with members of the Diplomatic Corps in the country. In his opening address at the event held in Abuja, the minister thanked the envoys for their contribution towards meeting the humanitarian and security challenges in Nigeria. He also called for more support in achieving... Continue Reading →

Buhari Restricts Ministers’ Entourage For Overseas Trip To Four

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has restricted ministers from having more than four people in their entourage when embarking on an overseas trip. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, reiterated this on Monday in Lagos at a media briefing to present the achievements of the Buhari regime for 2019. According... Continue Reading →

Buhari Approves New Appointments In The Communications Ministry

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), has made new appointments in parastatals under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, according to a State House statement by his media aide, Mr. Femi Adesina. At the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Adeolu Akande (South West) replaces Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye (South West) as Chairman, Board of Commissioners,... Continue Reading →

Our Roads Are Not As Bad As They Say They Are – Minister of Works & Housing, Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has described the reports claiming the state of Nigeria’s roads as poor to be mere hypes Pulse NG reports. According to him: “The roads are not as bad as they are often portrayed. I know that this is going to be your headline, but the roads are... Continue Reading →

Buhari Sacks Oyo-Ita As Head Of Service, Appoints Yemi-Esan, Extends Tenure Of 7 Permanent Secs

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation with immediate effect. Yemi-Esan, who is the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, takes over from Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, who has been directed to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow the conclusion... Continue Reading →

I Was Shocked When My Name Was Not Included In Buhari’s Ministerial List – Ex-Minister, ‘Bayo Shittu

Shittu, who made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said although he did not expect that he would not be reappointed, as a Muslim, he took it as his fate. The ex-minister said: “I took it the way it came.” NAN reports that Senate President, Dr. Ahmad... Continue Reading →

All Your Ministers Are Northerners! – Afenifere Slam Buhari For Choice Of Ministers

The Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has condemned the allocation of ministries by President Muhammadu Buhari, with nine ministers from the North-West. Among the six geopolitical zones in the country, the North-west, which consists Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara states, have the highest number of ministers. The nine cabinet members from the North-west... Continue Reading →

I Cant’t Say I Know Anything About Interior Ministry – Newly Appointed Minister, Rauf Aregbesola Confesses

Aregbesola is the Minister of Interior. He'll be in charge of the paramilitary, local governments, elections and public holidays....Add the rest While addressing the press the former Osun State Governor now minister confessed that he is a novice in the ministry he is appointed into.

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