Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Tag "Yemi Osinbajo."

    IN DETAIL: Nigerians now to pay tax on foreign income and assets — or face the law

IN DETAIL: Nigerians now to pay tax on foreign income and assets — or face the law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed an executive order directing Nigerian taxpayers to voluntarily declare and pay tax on their offshore assets.The new executive order No. 8 is tagged Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularisation Scheme (VOARS) and went into effect same day the president signed it.It is still being debated if such a major tax reform should come in form of [...]

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    For the next 90 days, business registration will cost only N5,000

For the next 90 days, business registration will cost only N5,000

From October 1 to December 31st, business registration will cost N5000.According to a statement released on Tuesday, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the announcement in Enugu at the launch of the 19th edition of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Clinics.At present, business registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) costs N10,000."It was observed during some of the earlier [...]

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    VIDEO: Osinbajo boards canoe to flood-ravaged Anambra community

VIDEO: Osinbajo boards canoe to flood-ravaged Anambra community

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo rode on a canoe to Otuocha, a community ravaged by flood in Anambra state.The vice-president was accompanied by Willie Obiano, governor of the state; Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta state; Chris Ngige, minister of labour; and Mustapha Maihaja, director-general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).He pledged the commitment of government to assisting those affected by the [...]

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    APC: Proper restructuring will be achieved under Buhari

APC: Proper restructuring will be achieved under Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says restructuring the country will be better achieved under the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of the APC, said this while reacting to the debate between Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.Nabena said the ruling party believes that good, sincere and purposeful leadership at all levels "will propel the country [...]

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    ‘We’ll be part of your success story’ — Osinbajo hosts Nigerian winners of Silicon Valley contest

‘We’ll be part of your success story’ — Osinbajo hosts Nigerian winners of Silicon Valley contest

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government will support the “FD-Detector,” a mobile application (app) developed by five Nigerian girls.In August, the five girls from Anambra state clinched the number one spot at the World Technovation Challenge in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, US, for their work on the app.The app was designed to tackle the challenge of fake pharmaceutical [...]

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    Atiku: Buhari, Osinbajo have different views on restructuring

Atiku: Buhari, Osinbajo have different views on restructuring

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says President Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy Yemi Osinbajo have lopsided views on restructuring.Abubakar said this in a tweet on Wednesday while reacting to Vice-President Osinbajo's view on state police."The president and his vice-president have asymmetrical views on restructuring. Thus, explains the lack of forthrightness on the matter by this government. This is a failed promise [...]

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    True change begins from the top, not the bottom

True change begins from the top, not the bottom

Do I unbiasedly want PMB to pass on the baton of leadership? Yes, but my stance has nothing to do with him being lifeless as carelessly opined by President Donald Trump; I am just of the opinion that staying in power beyond 2019 is going to destroy the petite credibility he has left. Like Jose Mourinho (the current manager of [...]

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    Sadly, Nigeria has a Pinocchio for a vice-president

Sadly, Nigeria has a Pinocchio for a vice-president

The recent comments by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that the administration of which he is a part of has achieved much more than the Jonathan government is another in a long line of lies that the Vice President has come to be known for.It beats my imagination why a man who claims to be an ordained pastor would have a [...]

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    PHOTOS: Osinbajo storms Bariga on Sallah day

PHOTOS: Osinbajo storms Bariga on Sallah day

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo held a townhall meeting in the Bariga area of Lagos state on Tuesday. Osinbajo was accompanied by Anthony Adefuye, a former senator, alongside Abdusalau Ahmed, chairman Bariga local council development area.Here are pictures.[...]

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    ’10 working days is two weeks’ — Femi Adesina says Buhari to return weekend

’10 working days is two weeks’ — Femi Adesina says Buhari to return weekend

President Muhammadu Buhari will return from his vacation this weekend, says Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman.The president travelled to London, UK, for his vacation on August 3.During an Arise TV programme on Wednesday, Adesina said the president will return once his vacation expires."Nigerians will say anything. He is on holiday, 10 working days which translates to two weeks. He will be back [...]

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    Dear Acting President Osinbajo, one more thing is needful…

Dear Acting President Osinbajo, one more thing is needful…

In the past year, I have written at least three opinion pieces about Ibrahim Idris, the inspector general of police (IGP), and the Nigerian Police Force. If I did not know myself better, I may suspect that I have a personal issue with the former Kano commissioner of police. But I have no personal issues with him, I just have [...]

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    FG to empower 2m traders with collateral-free loans

FG to empower 2m traders with collateral-free loans

The federal government has launched a new initiative to empower two million petty traders between now and the end of 2018.The new initiative called Trader Moni was launched under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP).According to a statement issued by Laolu Akande, spokesman to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, the micro credit scheme would grant a minimum of 30,000 loans [...]

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    We’re solidly behind you, emir of Daura tells Osinbajo

We’re solidly behind you, emir of Daura tells Osinbajo

 Umar Faruk, emir of Daura, hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina state, has expressed appreciation to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for supporting "our son".According to Laolu Akande, media aide of the vice-president, Faruk made the remark when Osinbajo paid him a courtesy visit in his Palace on Thursday.The statement was made available in Abuja on Friday.The emir reportedly described Osinbajo [...]

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    VIDEO: Osibanjo tours LADOL free zone in Lagos

VIDEO: Osibanjo tours LADOL free zone in Lagos

Acting President  Yemi Osinbajo went on a tour of the Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) unit at the LADOL free zone in Lagos on Friday.The $3.3 billion FPSO unit has a production capacity of 200,000 barrels of oil per day and will produce first oil before the end of 2018, Ahmadu-Kida Musa, deputy managing director, Total Exploration and Production [...]

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    Saraki says sack of DSS DG is damage control

Saraki says sack of DSS DG is damage control

Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the sack of Lawal Daura, director-general of Department of State Services (DSS), as damage control.On Tuesday, operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) prevented lawmakers from entering the national assembly.The lawmakers were allowed in after a protest and Daura was sacked for the incident by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.But speaking with journalists at [...]

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    Buhari plants, Osinbajo waters… Nigeria still lacks increase

Buhari plants, Osinbajo waters… Nigeria still lacks increase

In 1961, while delivering his inaugural address, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, spoke about every African dictator -- in advance. Though his words were targeted at the communists of his time, his timeless metaphor speaks to all dictators, and of course Nigeria's current crop of rulers.JFK, as he was fondly known, said: “Those who [...]

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