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ECONOMY-FINANCE

VAT: One Major thing Fayemi Wants As He Asks Supreme Court To Give Urgent Ruling

Many Governors have spoken out on the ongoing crisis over who has the right to collect Value Added Tax between the Federal Inland Revenue Service and the state governments. Photo credit: Vanguard Since the VAT crisis started, many influential political players have spoken on the issue. While some political players spoke against the idea of state administration of VAT because of its negative consequences on states with low taxes, some political players have commended the idea and believed it is the way to go.

  16 hours ago
VAT: One Major thing Fayemi Wants As He Asks Supreme Court To Give Urgent Ruling

JUSTICE

VAT: Will Supreme Court Listen To Gov Fayemi Request Over Giving Urgent Ruling On Vat Collection?

According to People's Gazette, Governor Kayode Fayemi has asked the Supreme Court Led by Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad to accelerate its decision on the controversies surrounding Value Added Tax collection. (Photo Credit: People's Gazette) The chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), said governors were currently looking at the legal and policy implication of the issue as they await the apex court’s decision on VAT controversies.

  16 hours ago
VAT: Will Supreme Court Listen To Gov Fayemi Request Over Giving Urgent Ruling On Vat Collection?

POLITICS

VAT: Reason Governor Wike's Argument Can Work Against Him In The Supreme Court

In the upcoming Supreme Court case between Governor Nyesom Wike and the FIRS, over the issue of the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT), there are two possible outcomes. On one hand, there is the chance that the court will rule against the Governor and grant the Federal Government the right to collect VAT.

  3 days ago
VAT: Reason Governor Wike's Argument Can Work Against Him In The Supreme Court

JUSTICE

VAT Clash: Wise Reasons Wike And Sawnwo-Olu Went To Supreme Court When Appeal Court Has Not Decided

The clash between states and the federal government over the issue of who should collect the Value Added Tax (VAT) is still lingering. Image credit: BBC Leading that move to stop the federal government from collecting VAT in states is Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State.

  5 days ago
VAT Clash: Wise Reasons Wike And Sawnwo-Olu Went To Supreme Court When Appeal Court Has Not Decided

POLITICS

Has The Philip Umeadi Suit Demanding Return of Emeka Ihedioha As Gov. Been Swept Under The Carpet?

Since Emeka Ihedioha was removed as the Executive Governor of Imo State by the Supreme Court about 18 months ago, many of his followers and admirers have continued to pray and hope that a miracle should happen for him to be reinstated as the duly elected Governor of Imo State.

  9 days ago
Has The Philip Umeadi Suit Demanding Return of Emeka Ihedioha As Gov. Been Swept Under The Carpet?

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Regime To Sue Rivers And Lagos; 5 Dead In Jigawa Auto-crash

(Photos Credit: Google) VAT War: Buhari regime to sue Rivers, Lagos at Supreme Court President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime is considering suing the governments of Rivers and Lagos at the Supreme Court to end the VAT war “once and for all,” says Abubakar Malami, Nigeria’s attorney general of the federation.

  4 days ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Regime To Sue Rivers And Lagos; 5 Dead In Jigawa Auto-crash

POLITICS

VAT Saga: How The Northern Govs Are Gradually Winning As FG Moves To Sue Lagos And Rivers State

Amid the controversy surrounding the recently halted VAT collection law which the Lagos and Rivers State governments had earlier tried to implement in their states, the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami in a recent report from Sahara Reporters has come to disclose how the Federal government is getting ready to sue both state governments over the issue.

  4 days ago
VAT Saga: How The Northern Govs Are Gradually Winning As FG Moves To Sue Lagos And Rivers State

JUSTICE

OPINION: Why Wike And Sanwo-Olu Should Halt VAT Collection And Wait For Supreme Court Ruling Soon.

It is no longer news that the issue of who should collect Value Added Tax, VAT between the states and the federal government agency, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS has been taken to the apex court, the Supreme Court for the final verdict after FIRS appealed for the case.

  2 days ago
OPINION: Why Wike And Sanwo-Olu Should Halt VAT Collection And Wait For Supreme Court Ruling Soon.

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines:Rivers Takes FIRS To Court; Buhari Will Take Decision On Kyari Extradition-Maigari

(Photos Credit: Google) VAT War: Rivers takes FIRS to Supreme Court The Rivers government has approached the Supreme Court to challenge the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal’s order preventing it from collecting VAT in the state. (Photos Credit: People Gazette)

  12 days ago
Today's Headlines:Rivers Takes FIRS To Court; Buhari Will Take Decision On Kyari Extradition-Maigari

POLITICS

Instead Of Taking The VAT Case To Supreme Court, Buhari's Govt Should Create Room For Negotiations

The issue of VAT (Value Added Tax) has raised a lot of arguments between the federal government and some state governors within the country. It's important to recall that a federal high court in Port Harcourt gave a judgement that FIRS (Federal Inland Revenue Service) should stop collecting VAT in some states within the country.

  4 days ago
Instead Of Taking The VAT Case To Supreme Court, Buhari's Govt Should Create Room For Negotiations

POLITICS

Why The N20 Billion That Was Ordered By The High Court To Be Paid To Igboho Should Be Challenged

Detained Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo AKA Sunday Igboho has been at loggerhead with the Federal Government over his detention and the alleged raiding of his house by the DSS. However, reports from Sahara Reporters has confirmed that the Oyo State High Court ordered the Nigerian Government to pay the sum of #20 billion to him for damages.

  10 days ago
Why The N20 Billion That Was Ordered By The High Court To Be Paid To Igboho Should Be Challenged

JUSTICE

Can Nyesom Wike Win FG & FIRS On VAT At The Supreme Court Headed By Justice Tanko Mohammed?

The battle as to who should collect VAT is getting interesting as the Rivers State Government under the leadership of Governor Nyesom Wike has approached the Supreme Court. Photo Credit: Vanguard According to Vanguard newspaper, Rivers State wants the apex court to set aside the injunction of the Abuja division of the Appeal Court which asked both Rivers State Government and the Federal Inland Revenue which is an agency of the Federal Government to maintain status quo.

  12 days ago
Can Nyesom Wike Win FG & FIRS On VAT At The Supreme Court Headed By Justice Tanko Mohammed?

POLITICS

Opinion: Can Wike Really Defeat FG Over The Issue Of VAT?

Mr. Nyesom Wike has made Nigerian political system to have a new dimension. He has dragged the Federal Government before the Supreme Court over the sole issue of Valued Added Tax which he said Rivers State Government would now be collecting. The question that readily comes to one's mind is "can Wike really defeat federal government over the VAT issue?

  12 days ago
Opinion: Can Wike Really Defeat FG Over The Issue Of VAT?

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Another Nationwide strike Looms- ASUU warns, Rivers Govt Drags FG to Supreme Court Over VAT

Another Nationwide strike looms Photo Credit: Punch Nigeria The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Monday, said it might be compelled to embark on another strike if the Federal Government failed to implement the December 22, 2020 Memorandum of Action signed with it prior to the suspension of the last strike.

  13 days ago
Today's Headlines: Another Nationwide strike Looms- ASUU warns, Rivers Govt Drags FG to Supreme Court Over VAT

JUSTICE

Rivers State Government Drags FG To Supreme Court Over VAT Collection

The Rivers State Government has filed a case against the FG over the collection VAT seeking disbandment of the Appeal Court judgment to maintain the status quo According to a report, the Rivers State Government through its Attorney General has approached the Supreme Court to disband the ruling by the Appeal Court to maintain the status quo on the collection of VAT.

  12 days ago
Rivers State Government Drags FG To Supreme Court Over VAT Collection

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Rivers Govt drags FG to Court, "Boko Haram Leaders Relocated to Kaduna" - SSS

Rivers govt drags FG to Supreme Court over VAT revenue Photo Credit: Vanguard Nigeria Rivers State government, through its Attorney-General, has gone to the Supreme Court to set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal that ordered it to maintain status quo on the collection of Value Added Tax, VAT, pending the determination of an appeal that was lodged by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS.

  13 days ago
Today's Headlines: Rivers Govt drags FG to Court,

JUSTICE

Nigerians Await Verdict As the VATS Row Moves to the Supreme Court

The battlefield of the ongoing VAT war between the Rivers State and the federal governments has shifted to the Supreme Court. The Rivers State government is challenging the ruling of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal which ordered that both parties should maintain the status quo pending when the court decides otherwise.

  12 days ago
Nigerians Await Verdict As the VATS Row Moves to the Supreme Court

POLITICS

Texas abortion law and its controversies

On September 1, 2021, the Supreme Court decided not to block a Texas bill that effectively bans abortions after the 6-week mark. The new law is highly contested by public health experts and many organizations dedicated to safeguarding female health. How can this ban affect well-being and access to healthcare in the long term?

  13 days ago
Texas abortion law and its controversies

JUSTICE

Justice Monica reveals monthly salaries of lawyers and judicial officers in Nigeria

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has reportedly, disclosed amount of money, paid to judicial officials as monthly salaries in Nigeria. According to her, the Chief Justice of Nigeria earns a net pay of 279,497 naira monthly, while other justices on the Supreme Court bench, earn 206,425 naira.

  14 days ago
Justice Monica reveals monthly salaries of lawyers and judicial officers in Nigeria

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Amotekun Seizes 180 Cows; Rivers Govt Drags FG To Supreme Court Over VAT.

Amotekun Seizes 180 Cows. The Ondo State Security Network Agency, known as Amotekun Corps, has arrested three herders and as well seized 180 cows for flouting the Anti-open Grazing Law of the State. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria The cows and the herders were arrested on Tuesday, at the Oke-Ala axis of Akure, the state capital after the herdsmen were sighted within the area with the cows.

  13 days ago
Today's Headlines: Amotekun Seizes 180 Cows; Rivers Govt Drags FG To Supreme Court Over VAT.