According to reports, Gombe State Government appealed to Southern States in the early hours of today to reconsider their stance on Value Added Tax. You would recall that Southern Governors made it known during their last meeting that they are willing to keep the Value Added Tax generated from their respective states.
Governor Yahaya warns Wike, Sanwo-Olu Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette Gombe State Governor Inuwa Yahaya has admonished Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike to back down on their demand for state administration of Value Added Tax (VAT) across the country, warning that such policy could leave people of his state worse off.
The Defection of Former Deputy Governor, John Yoriyo in Gombe State may affect the Party to win the forthcoming Polls in the State. It should be recalled that the former Deputy Governor, Yoriyo dumped the All Progressives Congress APC for the Peoples Democratic Party PDP along with fourteen chieftains of the All Progressives Congress APC in the State.
Open grazing ban: Herder may migrate to North, says Yahaya Photo Credit :Punch Newspapers As the ultimatum for the open grazing ban in Southern Nigeria expired on September 1, the Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.
Twenty five years after late General Sani Abacha announced the creation of six more states to make up for the present 36 states in the country, again, information gathered has revealed that some new additional states may emerge from within the country in no distant time, if the proposal for such scale through the necessary constitutional stages.
The Cracks in All Progressives Congress APC, Gombe State Chapter, may Pave way for the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the forthcoming Polls. It should be recalled that the Governor of the State, Governor Inuwa Yahaya and the former Governor of the State, Damjuma Goje are not in good terms.
Some commercial motorcycle operators at Cross Junction, Gombe Line, Gombe State, aka Achaba riders, have protested against the alleged killing of a rider, Ahmadu Ibrahim, over a N50 ticket. Source: Punch Newspaper The ticket is usually issued to riders daily by officials of the motorcycle union in the state.
3 Issues Northern Governors Are Expected To Discuss During Planned Meeting And Relay To Their Southern Counterparts
The northern governors are meeting in Kaduna State today. And they are expected to deliberate on matters that affect the well-being and interests of the northern zone. The governors are meeting to talk after several meetings of the southern governors. And after the Kaduna meeting, the governors should send two messages to the southern part of the country.
Why CAN Did The Right Thing By Praising And Calling Prof. Isa Pantami A Son After His Recent Achievement
(Photo Credit: Premium Times Nigeria) The Christian Association of Nigeria, Gombe State, Chapter has praised and called the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami a son. In a letter, through the CAN Secretary, Sr. Apostle John Adedigba, the Christian community in Gombe State, congratulated his promotion to the rank of a Professor in Cyber Security.
It is more or less an economy war with the Federal Government of Nigeria. It might also be as a result of preference given to the Northern States by the present Federal Government above the money making States of the South. According to the Rivers State Attorney, the State has constitutional right to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) through the State Internal Revenue Service, in the State and remit that, that belongs to Federal Government through Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
It is no longer news that the Rivers and Lagos States governments are pushing to be in charge of Value Added Tax (VAT) collection in their respective states. This move however, is being kicked against by the federal government, and some of the Northern states.
The Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has stated that he feels bad each time people refer to the north as a “parasite”. The governor said this on Tuesday when he addressed journalists during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Gombe State government and Rift Oil and Petroleum Company on the exploration of hydrocarbon and energy resources at the Kolmani Oilfields.
Days after the Gombe State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria had congratulated the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami over his latest promotion to the rank of professorship, the National body has now dismissed the Caretaker Chairman. Photo of Isa Pantami Image Credit || Daily Nigerian
Gombe State Governor Inuwa Yahaya has admonished Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike to back down on their demand for state administration of Value Added Tax (VAT) across the country, warning that such policy could leave people of his state worse off.
Executive Governor of Borno state, Babagana Umara Zulum who is the Chairman of the Northeast Governors' Forum, alongside Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, was in Sokoto on Saturday for a consolation and solidarity visit to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal over a recent invasion of Goronyo market by criminals, which caused 40 deaths.
Education is a vital factor for the progress of a country. If the educational system in a country is bad then the country will have no option but to raise rouges and uneducated graduates. With no doubt and argument it is true that Nigeria has a poor education system.
Gombe State Government has assisted Law Students of Gombe State origin studying in various campuses across Nigeria with laptops. The government also donated cash to them worth thirty three million, eight hundred and forty-five thousand naira to aid them in settling their academic fees and so as to achieve better performance.
Anambra State has been approved as an oil-producing state in the nation. There are 10 oil-producing states in Nigeria which include Delta, Akwa-Ibom, Rivers, Bayelsa, Edo, Ondo, Imo, Abia, Lagos, and the recently included Anambra State. Meanwhile, Bauchi State and Gombe State are awaiting approval and recognition as oil-producing states by the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).
Stranded Gombe State Students studying in the University of Jos, Plateau state have been successfully evacuated back home by the state government. The students returned in four buses with heavy security escorts provided by the Gombe State Government today. This was sequel to the directive of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya mandating that everything necessary must be done to return students of Gombe State safely back home.
Gombe State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Creation, Muhammad Magaji has once again broken his silence. This time around, the commissioner appealed to southern governors to reconsider their stance on Value Added Tax. "Muhammad Magaji |Independent Newspaper|" The Gombe state commissioner who appeared disturbed as a result of the latest development, said with the declining money from the federation account, only three of the country's 36 states could exist without assistance from the Nigerian government.