Northern govs meet on VAT today, SANs berate Malami According to the Punch newspaper, the Northern Governors’ Forum will on Monday (today) hold an emergency meeting to deliberate issues relating to the Value Added Tax (VAT). It was further gathered that the said meeting, which would be hosted by Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai, the Kaduna State Governor, would be presided over by Simon Lalong, the Chairman of the forum and Governor of Plateau 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.
Today's Headlines: 5 Kidnappers Arrested In Kaduna; El-Rufai Condemns Killing Of 34 Persons In Kaduna
Photos Credit: Google Police arrest 5 kidnappers, kill one in Kaduna The Police Command in Kaduna State said its operatives arrested five suspected kidnappers in the early hours of Sunday. Photos Credit: Vanguard The command also said that another suspect was killed in a botched kidnap attempt in Zaria on Monday.
Two Critical Issues Northern Govs Raised About VAT Collection That Southern Govs Should Take Note Of
As the issue of who should collect Value Added Tax, VAT between the states and the federal government agent, the Federal Inland Revenue, FIRS continue to be on the front burner of major Newspapers in Nigeria, the Northern States Governors’ Forum at an emergency meeting on Monday, September 27, in Kaduna State, where issues affecting the nation ahead of the 2023 presidential elections among other issues delineated on the issue of VAT collection by their Southern colleagues.
It was reported today that about 30 people were killed by armed herdsmen in Madamai and Abun communities in Malagun District of Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The killing of these innocent Nigerians have caused several people to react differently. Based on that note, a well known human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu decided to react.
The recent outcome of the Chairmanship Election of the Local Government in Kaduna State which favoured the main opposition Party, Peoples Democratic Party PDP might be a signal to APC that the Party may not win the Forthcoming Polls in the State. It should be recalled that the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was declared the winner of Kajuru Local Government Chairmanship Election.
The viability index of states using each state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) as a percentage of its federal accounts allocation for the year was measured. States with an Internally Generated Revenue of less than 10% of their total receipts from the federal allocations are considered insolvent.
Eight (8) Facts About Gambo Sawaba the Most Jailed Nigerian Female: Married at 13, Politician at 17.
Hajia Gambo Sawaba was born in 15 February 1933. She was a renowned Nigerian politician, philanthropist and women's rights activist whom at the time when it was punishable spoke against underage marriage, forced labor and advocated for female education in the Northern Nigeria. She attended the Native Authority Primary School in Tudun Wada, Kaduna South Local Government, Kaduna State.
Photo of a market in Kano. Kano State is one of the leading commercial states of Nigeria, according to statistics the state is one of the most populated states in Nigeria (second, behind Lagos). The capital city of Kano host some of the largest markets and trade Centers in northern Nigeria.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday, said his Kaduna State counterpart, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, may be planning to devastate the Southern region of Nigeria by shipping armed bandits and killer herdsmen to undermine the law against open grazing of cattles, while responding to a statement Mr El-Rufai made during an economic policy event.
The unified umbrella body for all Christians in Nigeria, Christian Association of Nigeria in a statement on Sunday revealed that another ten students of Bethel Baptist School in Kaduna State have been set free. This was revealed in a short WhatsApp message made available to The PUNCH on Sunday by CAN Vice President, whose jurisdiction covers 19 Northern States and Abuja, as well as its chairman in Kaduna State, Rev.
The Nigeria Army has once secured a huge victory over Bandits, a notorious group in the Northwest region of Nigeria, which is responsible for the kidnapping, killings, and carnages that happen in the region. Today, the report of the arrest of one of the most dreaded bandit leaders, Goma Sama'ila, was made known.
The Kaduna State police command, according to a verified publication, recently revealed good news where they noted that they have arrested 3 suspects who were involved months ago in the kidnap of over 100 Bethel School students in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State. Photo of: Vanguard News (The 3 Kidnap Suspects)
Some people might have thought that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State is not serious when he muted the idea that he wants to run for President in 2023 with the hope of replacing President Muhammadu Buhari. Image credit: Within Nigeria However, Governor Bello has carried on and he has continued to push harder to show that he is serious about his presidential ambition.
It was reported today that the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai attacked the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other Southern Governors who have signed the anti open grazing law and those who are about to sign the bill, making it known to them that they are playing to the gallery.
The Governor of Ondo State, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has replied Governor Nasir El-Rufai, noting that the law banning open grazing has come to stay. This is coming after the Kaduna State governor insisted that the anti-open grazing law signed by southern governors cannot be implemented. El-Rufai said that the law against open grazing is not implementable.
About two days ago, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State criticised the 17 Southern NigerIan Governors over the Anti-open Grazing Bill which they started signing into law in their respective states since the beginning of this monrh. Recall that the Governors reached a common agreement to ban open grazing in the entire southern states during the meeting which they held in Asaba, the capital of Delta State earlier in May.
Three members of the gang of bandits that kidnapped 126 school children of the Bethel Baptist High School in Maraban Damishu, Kaduna State have been arrested by the men of the Nigeria Police force led by DCP Kolo Yusuf. They were paraded by the police on Friday 24th September 2021.
The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has come down hard on his Kaduna State counterpart, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, who dismissed the anti-open grazing laws being passed by most Governors in the south as "populist and unrealistic". Most governors in the southern region of Nigeria have been passing laws to ban open grazing of cattle within their jurisdictions, however, El-Rufai has laughed off these pieces of legislation as simplistic and playing to the gallery.
Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum (SGF), Rotimi Akeredolu has slammed Mallam Nasir El-Rufai over his scathing remarks against the laws banning against open grazing imposed in the Southern region. Recall that the Kaduna State Governor on Tuesday, accused his counterparts in the south of signing anti-grazing laws they know are impossible to implement.