LASG Begins Arrest Of Tax Defaulters

The Lagos State Government on Monday directed all its revenue agencies to commence enforcement of payment by all tax defaulters with immediate effect. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, in a statement, lamented that many residents were not fulfilling their civic obligation of paying their taxes and that the prevailing situation would adversely affect government’s infrastructural renewal drive currently ongoing across the state. Ayorinde said government had concluded plans to go all out to enforce the tax laws so as to bring more Lagosians into the tax net.…

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Buhari Back On Track

By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari may have taken effective control of the government from the alleged cabal in the Presidency and the National Assembly who call  the shot  in the government. he may have heeded the support of the Buhari Support Organisation, BSO, to carry  the leadership and Chieftains of the All Progressive Congress, APC, along  in the running of the government. Prior to the crisis in the party, the President has been accused of enjoying only the loyalty of only John Odigie Oyegun, the Chairman of the party,…

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Makelele Joins Eupen FC

Former Chelsea star Claude Makelele left his role as assistant to Swansea coach Paul Clement on Monday to manage struggling Belgian outfit AS Eupen. The 44-year-old ex-France midfielder has been hired by the Qatari-backed side in a bid to turn around their fortunes after a poor campaign which has left them bottom of the Belgian first division. Makelele “besides his outstanding playing career also has relevant coaching experience in international football”, a club statement noted. Capped 71 times for France and Champions League winner in 2002 with Real Madrid, Makelele…

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West Ham Sacks Bilic

After just three seasons at the helms of affairs as the coach of London Club Side, West Ham United, Slaven Bilic has just been shown the exit door by the West Ham management. English Premier League side, West Ham on Monday sacked head coach, Bilic after a poor run that has left the club in the English football topflight in relegation zone . The sacking of Bilic came as a result of the 4:1 loss to Merseyside club, Liverpool at the east London stadium on Saturday. “West Ham United can…

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Demmie Vee Surprises Fans With “Figure 8”

Fast rising Afropop artiste, Demmie Vee has been on a row this year and 2017 is no doubt his year. Barely a month after dropping the much anticipated video of his hit single, “Love Me Tender” featuring 9ice, he has finally dropped a total musical knockout. The Hope Never Die label signee, this week dropped “Figure 8”, his new super smash song which can now be downloaded on all top Nigerian music websites, including Notjustok,Tooxclusive and Naijaloaded. In this song produced by DJ Coublon (Kiss Daniel’s official producer), Demmie Vee…

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2019:Buhari puting machinary in motion

By Uche Mbah   2019 election preparation is in top gear for politicians who are angling different positions. But, like his predecessors who became intoxicated with power once they step into Aso Rock, feelers appear to indicate that the preparations for the grand prize of presidency in 2019 is one of Buhari cards. And such preparations are in top gear. For starters, various humongous groups have started trying to convince him to run. Recently, the Buhari Support Organization, BSO, opened a new national headquarters in Abuja, preparatory for President Muhammadu…

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Northern Oil: Chasing a Wild Goose

By Oji Odu With over three billion US dollars already spent on the endless search for oil in the Northern parts of the country, the number of people asking for this now clear futile effort to stop has continued to increase, as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and some stakeholders remain positive that it will find oil in the region. What will the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration gain by wasting the scarce resources at this biting economic times? With the region harboring thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), and…

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Why Buhari Saved Oyegun

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   It has emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term ambition was the singular saving grace of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie- Oyegun  at the just concluded National Executive Committee ,NEC of the party. The Source has been informed that some party bigwigs were poised to dethrone Oyegun during the NEC meeting and had already put in place water-tight strategies to that effect. However, few days to the NEC meeting, the plot leaked, prompting the president’s loyalists to swing into action to…

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Anambra elections: Unusual clouds of uncertainty

Anambra governorship election has been in the news in recent times, because of the peculiar condition of the state. For the first time in election history, there has been threats of boycott of the election by Anambra members of Independent people of Biafra, IPOB, who are insisting their members must boycott the election. This was a spillover from the Nnamdi Kanu era when IPOB called for a sit at home and it got total compliance. The just concluded local government elections in Enugu state was a test run of the…

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Customs: Taking The Battle To The Smugglers Den?

By Stephen Ubanna More facts have emerged why officers and men of the Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, Ikeja,  of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS,  had become more aggressive in their anti-smuggling campaigns in Lagos , Ogun and other states in the south west geo-political region. This is  because  Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General, NCS, according to Mohammed Uba Gabar, the Command Comptroller recognizes ”hard work and diligence to duty”. This is in addition to the ”Management motivation and logistic support”. Ali , the Customs Comptroller …

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