Nigerian Government

Nigeria Customs To Impound 29 Private Jets Over Import Duties Evasion

  “All 29 private jets/aircraft owners and or their representatives who have been issued with demand notices have 14 days from Oct. 11 to collect and make payments to the designated Federal Government accounts” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | OCTOBER 13, 2021 The Nigerian Customs Services has warned that private-owned aircraft without proper documentation as to their payment of import duties ...

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Guinean Coup: Nigeria & ECOWAS Insist On Sanctions & Prompt Transition To Civil Rule In Guinea

  Speaking at the Accra summit, Prof. Osinbajo restated Nigeria’s position, urging for the unconditional release of President Condé and calling for more pressure to be put on the country’s military leaders to return the nation to democratic rule. PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS |SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 Determined to ensure a prompt return of democratic rule to Guinea after the recent military ...

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Monumental Challenges, Great Opportunities Ahead Of Africa In The Next Decade – Osinbajo

  “Africa’s economic future might really be at risk if we do not find our voices and, in unison, insist that the necessary speed to zero emissions must not mean disaster for our African economies,” the VP added. PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS |SEPTEMBER 8, 2021 Amidst monumental challenges posed by climate change, particularly energy transition and related issues, the coming decade ...

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High Court Ruling: Federal & State Govts Battle Over VAT Collection Right

  VAT has been a major contributor to the consolidated revenue fund. In 2020, for example, total VAT collection was about N1.53tn, with import VAT being N348bn while foreign non-import VAT was N420bn and local VAT amounted to N763bn. PEGASUS REPORTER, LAGOS | SEPTEMBER  5, 2021 The governments of Lagos and Rivers states have expressed their readiness to begin the ...

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We Should Be Tired Of Borrowing By Now – Lawan Tells Buhari

  A former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Budget and Research, Dr Timothy Golu, has described Lawan and Femi as ‘lame ducks’, who shamelessly became rubber stamps for the Buhari Presidency. OYAKHAMOH Y. CARL-ABU’BAKAR | AUGUST 25, 2021 Senate President Ahmed Lawan has called on the executive to seek other ways of funding the economy apart from borrowing. ...

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Government: President Buhari Signs Petroleum Industry Bill Into An Act

  Press Statement: President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Petroleum Industry Bill 2021 into law.   PEGASUS REPORTERS | AUGUST 16, 2021 Working from home in five days quarantine as required by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 after returning from London on Friday, August 13, the President assented to the Bill Monday, August 16, in his determination to fulfill ...

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We’ll Complete Critical Niger Delta Development Projects – Osinbajo

  State House Press Statement  PEGASUS REPORTERS | AUGUST 15, 2021 In furtherance of its New Vision development agenda for the Niger Delta, the Buhari Administration will ensure the completion of the critical projects it has embarked upon in the region, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo who was represented at the event by the Senior Special ...

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Insecurity: Plateau State Imposes Curfew In Jos North, Jos South & Bassa

  PRESS STATEMENT: IMPOSITION OF CURFEW ON JOS NORTH, BASSA AND JOS SOUTH PEGASUS REPORTERS | AUGUST 15, 2021 Sequel to the unfortunate breach of peace along Rukuba road, Jos North LGA on 14th August 2021, where a convoy of commuters was attacked leading to the killing of innocent persons, I have received briefings on the situation from the relevant ...

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Why Nigerian Government Has Strict Travel Protocols – Lai Muhammed

  “It is when you have vaccinated 70 percent of your population before you can achieve what they call herd immunity. Here we are still struggling with two percent vaccination” NAN REPORT | AUGUST 11, 2021 The Federal Government says its strict travel protocols are put in place to protect its citizens from being infected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The ...

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I Didn’t Disobey Osinbajo’s Directive – Malami

  “The Honourable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice is not responsible for the implementation of directives relating to party administration as it is rightly known” PEGASUS REPORTERS | 11TH AUGUST, 2021 The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, has dismissed reports that he disobeyed the directives of Vice President Yemi ...

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