Month: October 2023

Senate confirms Zaccheus Adedeji as FIRS Chairman

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed appointment of Mr Zaccheus Adedeji as Executive Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS). The confirmation followed adoption of a motion by the Senate Leader, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele (APC-Ekiti) in the Committee of the Whole. The nominee while being screened in the Upper Chamber, gave highlights of his career profile. […]

N2.1trn Supplementary Appropriation Bill passes 2nd reading in Senate

The 2023 Supplementary Appropriation Bill passed second reading on Tuesday in Senate. This followed the request by President Bola Tinubu for approval of the sum of N2.1 trillion supplementary budget to tackle labour wage adjustments, and other urgent economic needs. Leading the debate on the general principles of the bill, the Leader of the Senate, […]

Judgment: Team up with Tinubu to actualise Renewed Hope Agenda-Gumel urges opposition

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Abdullahi Gumel, has called on Nigerians to join hands with President Bola Tinubu in actualising his Renewed Hope agenda. Gumel in a congratulatory message, said with the Supreme Court judgment, bringing an end to all litigations regarding the presidential election, it was […]

Tinubu confirms Adeniyi as substantive Customs C-G

President Bola Tinubu has approved confirmation of the appointment of Mr Wale Adeniyi as Substantive Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS).  This is contained in a statement by Mr Willie Bassey, Director of Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in Abuja. According to Bassey, the appointment takes effect from October […]

Wike: Sen. Sani cautions against whipping up religious sentiment

Sen. Shehu Sani has cautioned against the use of religion to whip up sentiment among Nigerians. Sani, a former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central, who made this known on his X handle, was reacting to reports in some quarters, allegedly criticising Mr Nyesome Wike, Federal Capital Territory(FCT) Minister using religious colouration. He said “Wike can be […]

Customs conducts nationwide exam to promote transparency

Customs conducts nationwide exam to promote transparency The Nigeria Customs Service has conducted a nationwide promotion examination for its officers and men. The Acting Comptroller General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi said promotion examination was essential to regenerating the service while ensuring that those who were deserving of various positions were elevated. “We had some pep […]

Invest in technology to boost food production-Agricultural Economists urge Tinubu

Prof. Job Nmadu President and Fellow, Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists has called on the Federal Government to continue to provide enabling environment for businesses to thrive. He made the call at the 23rd conference of the association in Kwara. Nmadu said it was important for government to intensify effort in boosting businesses particularly small […]

Tinubu appoints Benjamins-Laniyi Mandate Secretary, Women Affairs Secretariat, FCTA

President Bola Tinubu has approved appointment of Mrs Adedayo Benjamins-Laniyi as Mandate Secretary Women Affairs Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). This is contained in a statement by Mr Anthony Ogunleye, Director, Press, Office of FCT Minister on Monday. He said, Benjamins-Laniyi, born in 1965 from Ogun, was appointed based on her qualification […]

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