Buhari slashes estacode on trips for ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a directive for ministers, director-generals and other top government officials to submit travel plans for clearance.  Willie Bassey, director of information to Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), announced this in a statement on Wednesday. Bassey also said that henceforth, “travel days will no longer attract payment of[...]

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Representative leading Trump Impeachment Enquiry, Dies at 68

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. A sharecropper’s son, Cummings became the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President Donald Trump, and was a formidable orator who passionately advocated for the poor in[...]

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IMF says Nigeria is on the right track to economic growth with latest VAT increase and corruption fight

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the Nigerian government for fighting corruption and carrying out tax audits. Speaking to some journalists, TheCable inclusive, on the sidelines of the ongoing annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group, Cathy Pattillo, assistant director of IMF’s fiscal affairs department, urged Nigeria to do more. “We are[...]

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CBN gains more success in Cashless endeavors as MTN launches MoMo Agent

Y’ello Digital Financial Services (YDFS) Limited, a subsidiary of MTN Nigeria, has launched its mobile money transfer services for the South- west region. The regional launch and sensitisation, which introduced the super-agent network service, MoMo Agent, to the region, took place recently at Bodija Market in Ibadan, Oyo State. Officials of the company were also[...]

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Nigeria’s Digital Economy and Tax

Recently, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Babatunde Fowler, disclosed the Nigeria government’s intention to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) on both domestic and international online transactions from January 2020. This proposal may be attributed to the Nigerian government’s effort to shore up tax revenue to reduce budget deficit. The[...]

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Jennifer Aniston breaks Guinness World Records as the fastest person to ever amass 1million IG Followers as she reaches 11.5m followers in two days

Jennifer Aniston has admitted she doesn't know whey she joined Instagram after amassing over 11.5 million followers after less than two days on the social media platform.   Hours after she joined the photo-sharing platform on Wednesday, October 16, Jennifer Aniston's IG page, crashed temporarily as fans rushed to follow her. She broke Prince Harry and Meghan[...]

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Health : Monkeypox reaches Lagos, Akwa Ibom and Spreading Fast

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed five news cases of Monkeypox in Lagos, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states. The resurgence comes two years after the index case was reported in the country. While Lagos, in the current reappearance, recorded three cases, Rivers and Akwa Ibom have one each. According to the latest[...]

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Debt stock rises to N25.7 trillion – Nigeria

The nation’s debt profile rose from N24.95 trillion to N25.7 trillion in the last three months. One year ago, it was N22.38 trillion. The development showed that between April and June, the country’s obligations rose by N750 billion, and increased by N3.32 trillion when compared with the debt figures as of June 30, 2018. Government[...]

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Victoria Beckham reveals the secret to her 20-year marriage to David

Victoria Beckham has divulged the secret to sustaining her 20-year marriage with David Beckham. On Tuesday, the fashion and beauty mogul appeared on American talk show Today, where she spoke about the recent launch of her eponymous beauty collection and her family. During the interview, the former Spice Girls member was asked by presenter Hoda Kotb what[...]

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Brexit Deal has Officially been Reached!

Where there is a will, there is a deal — we have one! It’s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the UK and it is testament to our commitment to find solutions,” Juncker tweeted. “I recommend that EUCO endorses this deal,” he said, referring to the European Council of the leaders of[...]

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