Friday, February 14, 2020

Tag "state"

    Atiku: I don’t mind oil-producing states keeping 100% of the revenue

Atiku: I don’t mind oil-producing states keeping 100% of the revenue

Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says if he emerges president in 2019, he does not mind giving oil-producing states all the revenue from crude oil.  Abubakar said this while responding to questions on restructuring in an interview with The Africa Report. He, however, said he would tax the states to maintain the federal government. Asked he was in favour [...]

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    Port Harcourt, the city of soot

Port Harcourt, the city of soot

Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers state, has been completely taken over by soot, an airborne contaminant which is a mass of impure carbon particles resulting from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. The increasing level of soot in the air and environment of Port Harcourt is largely due to two factors, the activities of security agencies who burn off illegally [...]

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    People rushing to Lagos because other states are failing, says commissioner

People rushing to Lagos because other states are failing, says commissioner

Olusegun Banjo, Lagos state commissioner for economic planning and budget, says people are consistently migrating to the state because other states are failing. Banjo, who spoke at stakeholders meeting on consumption tax at the state house on Thursday, said the population leads to a rapid dilapidation of the state's infrastructure. The commissioner said the state was not generating enough internal revenue to provide [...]

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    Aside N36m ‘swallowed by snake’, JAMB officials in five states can’t account for N83m

Aside N36m ‘swallowed by snake’, JAMB officials in five states can’t account for N83m

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reportedly discovered a new fraud amounting to N83m in five states. The states under investigation by the exam body include Kano, Edo, Kogi, Gombe and Plateau. The development is coming few days after Philomina Chieshe, a JAMB sales clerk in Benue state, said a snake mysteriously swallowed N36m proceeds from the sales of scratch cards. The [...]

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    We won’t abuse state police, says Bauchi gov

We won’t abuse state police, says Bauchi gov

Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, says his colleagues will not abuse state police. Abubakar said this after a dialogue on ethical values and national security at the state house conference centre, Abuja. On Monday, the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) said the creation of state police will assist in tackling the high rate of insecurity in the country. Asked if governors will not [...]

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‘APC will allow states control their resources—but you can’t leave FG with nothing’

Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says part of the recommendation of the party's committee on true federalism is that all the states in Nigeria will be allowed to have total control of the resources in their territories. Speaking in an interview on The Osasu Show, Abdullahi said the provision is borne out of the desire of the [...]

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    Anambra, Borno… nine states ‘owing workers after Paris club refund’

Anambra, Borno… nine states ‘owing workers after Paris club refund’

While most states in the country have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received, Anambra and Borno are among the nine states which are yet to do so, according to a survey by NAN. The other states are Gombe, Ebonyi, Enugu, Bauchi, Cross River and Imo. The federal government had advised state governments to use between 50 and 75 per cent of [...]

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