A representative of Degema/Bonny constituency in the House of Representatives, Farah Dagogo, has cautioned against moves to vest control of offshore oil resources on the Federal Governmentfederation in line with the recommendation of the Nasir el-Rufai-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on restructuring.
The Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) yesterday distributed N740.88 billion to the federal, state and local governments as allocation for August 2019. Federal Government received N301.804 billion (52.68 per cent), the states N188.925 billion (26.72 per cent) and councils N142.654 billion (20.6 per cent), while the oil-producing states got N43.513 billion as 13 per cent…
Meeting of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) and the Federal Government deadlocked again yesterday, as they failed to agree over relativity and consequential adjustment for the implementation of the new minimum wage.
The Federal Government and some civil society organisations (CSOs) in the country have continued to differ on the benefits of the proposed 50 per cent rise in the Value Added Tax (VAT) regime in Nigeria. While some CSOs have backed the government’s plan, others are against it. The current rate of VAT, which is a…
Relief has come to over 2,000 communities in the South Senatorial District of Ondo State as the Federal Government began re-commissioning test of the massive electricity projects in the area after years of disconnection from the national grid.
The Federal Government has released N15 billion to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) from the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF). Out of the amount, about N6.5 billion would be disbursed through the NHIS gateway to15 states that have met the eligibility criteria as at February 2019 and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).