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2 Governors Miyetti Allah Should Make Peace With After Apologising To Katsina Governor

The Executive governor of katsina state, Aminu Bello Masari had made a statement recently about the identities of the bandits currently terrorizing his state which later drew negative reactions from the National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah association. In that speech, Masari had noted that the people who are currently causing the issues in Katsina state and other northern states were mainly from the Fulani ethnic stock.

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2 Governors Miyetti Allah Should Make Peace With After Apologising To Katsina Governor

ECONOMY-FINANCE

2 businesses northern Nigeria could generate more VAT from, if allowed to thrive in the region.

The topic of VAT collection by states have been up for debate over the the past few weeks, value added tax (VAT) is being collected by the federal government through the federal inland revenue service (FIRS) and then redistributed among states through quota system. However, states like Lagos and Rivers state are pushing for the collection of VAT by respective states, this is because the government of Lagos and Rivers state believe some states are being lazy by depending on revenue from other states.

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2 businesses northern Nigeria could generate more VAT from, if allowed to thrive in the region.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: Ex-CBN, Obadiah Mailafia Is Dead, Masari Speaks on VAT collection

Ex-CBN, Obadiah Mailafia is dead Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette Obadiah Mailafia, a Nigerian economist who served as deputy governor of Nigeria’s central bank, has died, Peoples Gazette learnt from family sources. Mr Mailafia, 64, died on Sunday morning at the National Hospital, Abuja.

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Today's Headlines: Ex-CBN, Obadiah Mailafia Is Dead, Masari Speaks on VAT collection

POLITICS

Why Masari and other northern leaders should stop challenging the decisions of southern governors

The southern governors have notably taken some precise, bold and controversial decisions over the past few months, they have taken huge steps in tackling some of the problems facing their region. The southern governors implemented laws and regulations that may be perceived as being strict or selfish by some groups or section of people but the people who elected them as governors have not complained nor condemned their actions.

  2 months ago ago
Why Masari and other northern leaders should stop challenging the decisions of southern governors

POLITICS

OPINION:Why Masari Was Wrong To Make The Comment He Made Against Wike And Others As Groups Blast Him

The Governor of President Muhammadu Buhari's State, Aminu Masari of Katsina State openly declared that the Governors such as Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State who are fighting for states to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) are jokers. Image credit: Daily Post

  2 months ago ago
OPINION:Why Masari Was Wrong To Make The Comment He Made Against Wike And Others As Groups Blast Him

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Katsina State Keys Into National Date Palm Planting Campaign with 600 Hectares

Katsina State Government at the weekend fully keyed into the national date palm planting project in Nigeria with successful launch of 600 hectares date palm planting campaign in the state, saying that its agricultural restoration project is on course. The State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari, said that the 600 hectares targeted across the state will ensure the participation of small and medium scale farmers who constitute 80% of the state's farming population.

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Katsina State Keys Into National Date Palm Planting Campaign with 600 Hectares

POLITICS

2 Reasons Why Masari Said APC Victory Is Sure in The 2023 General Elections

The Executive Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari has assured the members of the All Progressive Congress, APC, and Nigerians that the victory of the party in the 2023 general elections is as sure as death. This is contained in a report published by the Punch.

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2 Reasons Why Masari Said APC Victory Is Sure in The 2023 General Elections

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 7 States To Recruit 3,000 Vigilantes-Masari; 4 Dead In Kogi River Niger Accident

(Photos Credit: Google) Banditry: 7 states to recruit 3,000 vigilantes, says Masari Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State said seven states in the North West and North Central have agreed to recruit 3,000 special vigilantes to assist in combating banditry and kidnapping. (Photos Credit: Vanguard)

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Today's Headlines: 7 States To Recruit 3,000 Vigilantes-Masari; 4 Dead In Kogi River Niger Accident

ECONOMY-FINANCE

VAT: 1 Good Factor Gov Masari Cited While Criticizing The Decision Of Lagos And Rivers State Govts

Amid the controversy surrounding the VAT collection process which has already been adopted by the Lagos and Rivers State governments and recently got the endorsement of the Southern Governors Forum, the able governor of Katsina State, Sir Aminu Bello Masari has come out in a report from Daily Trust to comment on the development.

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VAT: 1 Good Factor Gov Masari Cited While Criticizing The Decision Of Lagos And Rivers State Govts

POLITICS

3 Strategic Moves By Gov Masari that May End Bandits Attack in Katsina

It is the duty of responsible government to proffer immediate and long term solutions to any challenges facing society. Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State is doing all what he can to tackle banditry in the state. The safety and free movement of people in the State has been a subject of discussion in recent time following the attack and abduction of people by bandits.

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3 Strategic Moves By Gov Masari that May End Bandits Attack in Katsina

ECONOMY-FINANCE

[Opinion] Direct Collection of VAT By States Is Not a Joke As Alleged By Gov. Masari of Katsina

The controversy surrounding the decision of Southern Governors that states should directly collect Value-Added Tax (VAT) from companies located within their territories, is not showing any sign of abating soon. It should be recalled that the whole drama started when the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, made moves to stop the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) from collecting VAT in his state on behalf of the Federal Government.

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[Opinion] Direct Collection of VAT By States Is Not a Joke As Alleged By Gov. Masari of Katsina

JUSTICE

Masari Laments The Release Of Bandits And Criminals By Courts

The Katsina State Governor, Bello Masari has lamented the release of suspected bandits, rapists, and other criminals on bail by courts. He made this known when he spoke during the swearing-in of three newly appointed High Court judges in Katsina. According to him, these criminals return to commit the same crime after being released.

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Masari Laments The Release Of Bandits And Criminals By Courts

POLITICS

2023: Governor Masari Predicts Massive Victory For APC, Gives Reasons

The governor of Katsina state, Alhaji Aminu Masari has declared that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would record a massive victory in the 2023 general election. ThisDay reports that the ruling party would defeat the opposition at the poll going by the number of people who joined the All Progressives Congress during its recent membership registration exercise.

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2023: Governor Masari Predicts Massive Victory For APC, Gives Reasons

POLITICS

Governor-Aminu-Bello-Masari urged Buhari to declare a state of Emergency.

Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the nation’s security. Katsina is one of the epicentres in the nation’s North-West where banditry and other criminal activities reign supreme and cross sections of citizens traumatised.

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Governor-Aminu-Bello-Masari urged Buhari to declare a state of Emergency.

SOCIETY

We Have Agreed To Recruit 3,000 Special Vigilantes To Fight Bandits - Governor Masari

The governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari reveal that the governors of both north-west and north-central regions have agreed to recruit 3,000 special vigilantes that would fight bandits in their states. Masari stated this during a consultative meeting with the minister of information and Culture, Lai Mohammed who paid the governor a courtesy visit.

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We Have Agreed To Recruit 3,000 Special Vigilantes To Fight Bandits - Governor Masari

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The North Provides The Demand That Makes Lagos What It Is – Governor Masari Says

Governor Bello Masari of Katsina State has stated that the North provides the demand that makes Lagos what it is. Speaking in an interview with Daily Trust, Masari made this claim while noting that no state can survive in isolation. He said this after Lagos and Rivers States insisted on the collection of Value Added Tax, (VAT), especially after a ruling by the Rivers division of the Federal High Court which held that the FIRS had no constitutional backing to collect taxes in the state.

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The North Provides The Demand That Makes Lagos What It Is – Governor Masari Says

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Masari May Be Right For Saying Northerners Are Responsible For Lagos & Rivers Economic Development.

The Governor of Kastina State, Aminu Bello Masari recently stated that northern states are responsible for Lagos and Rivers economic development. He went further and spoke against collection of Value Added Tax, VAT, by different states. Based on this statement that was made by Governor Masari, I think he is right.

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Masari May Be Right For Saying Northerners Are Responsible For Lagos & Rivers Economic Development.

ENVIRONMENT

Hungry Bandits Are Now Relocating To Fringe Communities In Katsina - Governor Masari

The Executive Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari has raised the alarm that hunger is now forcing most bandits to start relocating to new communities in the state. According to the Punch, Masari reveals that the reason why these bandits are seeking out new communities at the fringes of the state was as a result of the recent Increased severe measures the government clamp on their activities over the past few weeks.

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Hungry Bandits Are Now Relocating To Fringe Communities In Katsina - Governor Masari

ECONOMY-FINANCE

VAT: You’re Nothing Without The North and Other States – Masari Fires Back at Wike and Sanwo-Olu.

The Governor of Katsina State, Bello Masari, has criticized Lagos and Rivers States over their Stand on Tax Revenue collection. He revealed that they are nothing Without the North and other states. Masari said the two, Rivers and Lagos States would not have tremendous incomes without commitments from different states.

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VAT: You’re Nothing Without The North and Other States – Masari Fires Back at Wike and Sanwo-Olu.

POLITICS

Masari predicts landslide victory for APC in 2023 poll

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has predicted that if 70 percent of newly registered members vote in the country's 2023 elections, the party will win by a large margin. Masari made this prediction shortly after receiving the mid-term report of the previous APC local government congress from the Party's National Working Committee leader, Alhaji Aliyu Kumo, at the Government House in Katsina.

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Masari predicts landslide victory for APC in 2023 poll