Its members would be:
Yemi Osinbajo - Chair
Zainab Ahmed - Vice chair
Its mandate would be simple:
You make all economic and investment decisions and...
First of all the Federal Inland Revenue Service (Firs) should set an income tax revenue target of $50bn by 2030
New Firs boss Muhammad Nami, should forward proposals to the National Assembly introducing a regime whereby no public official will receive more than four times the national minimum wage
FULANI socio-cultural association Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has called on Nigeria's National Assembly to intervene and stop attempts by some states governors to enact anti-open grazing laws targeted at nomadic pastoralists.
Earlier this year, the Southern Governors Forum issued a declaration after a meeting in Asaba, the...
As from henceforth, we pledge that all future such parties and gatherings will take place in Nigeria. We will ask the National Assembly to pass a bill making it illegal for public officials to throw parties abroad
Everyone of us here pledges never to seek medical attention abroad again. Rather than enrich foreign...
This week, our National Assembly has begun debating a bill that will decentralise the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) and devolve power to the zones and states. I hope they come up with proposals to fund this structure, so the units can be responsive
Over recent years, this matter of Fulanis kidnapping passengers on...
NIGERIA'S minister of state for petroleum resources Chief Timipre Sylva has revealed that government subsidies in the sector have effectively ended with the passing of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) by the National Assembly.
Earlier this month, Nigeria's National Assembly passed the long-awaited PIB, which among other...
NIGERIA'S senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari's N2.34trn ($5.68bn) loan request to help fund the 2021 budget in recognition of the fact that the coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible for the government to generate revenue itself.
Effectively a mono-economy, Nigeria is wholly dependent on the receipt of...
PAN Niger Delta Forum (Pandef) leader Chief Edwin Clark has rejected the recently-passed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) saying the new piece of legislation only gave oil host communities 3% of the revenue accrued against their requested 10%.
Last week, Nigeria's National Assembly passed the long-awaited PIB, which among other...
GOVERNORS of the five state that make up the southeast geo-political zone of Nigeria have distanced themselves from the secessionist group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) saying that it does not speak for the Igbo people.
Over recent years, there has been a growing clamour for secession across the southeast...
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly asking for its permission to borrow an extra $6.1bn from bilateral and multilateral financial organisations to fund the deficit in Nigeria's 2021 budget.
Although spared the worst health excesses of the Covid-19 virus, Nigeria has been hit hard by the economic...