Foundation awards scholarship to 5 less-privileged students in FCT

Mrs Judith Amaechi, wife of the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi,  and the initiator of the Israel Ibeleme Foundation, Mr. Israel Ibeleme giving school bags and books to the students
By Lizzy Okoji

The Israel Ibeleme Foundation on Wednesday awarded scholarships to five outstanding less privileged students of the Junior Secondary (JSS) School, Fossa, FCT, Abuja.

SON raids Lagos shops, warehouse in sustained battle against substandard goods

File Photo: SON DG, Osita Aboloma, addressing newsmen at a site
where the agency destroys fake and substandard products 

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has raided shops and sealed warehouse where millions of substandard pasta, sugar were stocked in Lagos.
Some of the shops were located in markets where the substandard goods are being sold.

President Buhari must lead Restructuring Discourse, not NASS—Agbakoba

  … Says Southern leaders failed to address reluctance of the North on restructuring
           
      ... Prescribes focus on private-sector businesses

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association and Rights Activist, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to lead the discourse on restructuring Nigeria.


Olisa Agbakoba SAN

Ambode, Fayose for honour as Gender-Friendly Governors


The 2017 Edition of MMS Plus Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) is set to celebrate gender-friendly governors with the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode and the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose selected to receive awards in this category.


Lagos  State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode

FG commends NIMASA for revenue performance

          …Finance Minister, AGF acknowledge Agency’s increased contribution to CRF


Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Finance and the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation has commended the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its revenue performance in the past one year.

Out with ‘Sugar’, Myro shines at CityPeople Music Award

Myro 
Remarkable for his artistry, music talent Myro( Born Oghenemairo Ozah) took the shine at the maiden edition of the CityPeople Music Award, which held weekend at 10 Degrees Event Centre in Oregun, Lagos.

Ms Möschel is New Director at Goethe-Institut Lagos

Goethe-Institut Lagos, the German Cultural Centre in Nigeria, welcomes a new Director, Friederike Möschel, to its Lagos City Hall office.

Ms  Friederike Möschel, Director, Goethe-Institut Lagos

Amaechi replies Wike: You have no evidence, you are forging and contorting documents to vilify me

Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation and immediate past Governor of Rivers State Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has again insisted that the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has no concrete evidence to prove his deceitful worn-out allegations of corruption against him while he served as governor of the State.

Amaechi maintained that he ran a transparent administration devoid of all the spurious acts and practices Wike has been attributing to him.

EU to Belgium, France: Abolish tax exemptions for Ports

The European Commission has asked Belgium and France to abolish the corporate tax exemptions granted to their ports, so as to align their tax regime with EU state aid rules.

In Belgium, a number of sea and inland waterway ports, notably the ports of Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels, Charleroi, Ghent, Liège, Namur and Ostend, as well as along the canals in Hainaut Province and Flanders, are exempt under Belgian law from the general corporate income tax regime.