Friday, June 25, 2021


Internally Generated Revenue

Ekiti govt suspends minimum wage, slashes salaries of political appointees

The Ekiti State Government has suspended implementation of the minimum wage for its senior civil servants following dwindling revenues accruing to the state.

Lagos govt recovers N1.2bn excess bank charges

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said that it recovered a total of N1.2 billion in excess of bank charges over a period of six years.

NLC urges Ganduje to settle N26bn outstanding pension, gratuity

The Kano State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has appealed to Gov. Abdulahi Ganduje to consider the payment of outstanding pensions, gratuities and death benefits of N26 billion to retirees.

NLC condemns mass sack of LG workers in Kaduna 

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, Kaduna State Council, has condemned the mass sack of workers in the state public service.

Buhari’s achievements in health sector under-reported – Minister

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnibe Mamora, on Thursday said various outstanding achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in the health sector were grossly under-reported.

Sanction contractors who fail to complete projects, FRC advises MDAs

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission, FRC, on Friday advised Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDA’s of government to sanction contractors who failed to complete projects awarded to them.

Lagos recorded N204.5bn as IGR, highest in 2020 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says Lagos State recorded the highest Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, of N204.51 billion in the first half of 2020.

Wike seeks N18bn loan for construction of 4 flyovers, others in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has requested for consent of the State House of Assembly to borrow N18bn from Access Bank for the construction of a flyover and two major internal roads in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

COVID-19: Kano govt to cut 2020 budget by 30% – Ganduje    

The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced that the state government will soon review the 2020 budget by 30 percent downward in order to complete ongoing projects. 

Don’t lift ban on foreign rice importation, farmers beg Nigerian govt

Rice farmers in Bauchi State have urged the Federal Government to sustain current ban on importation of foreign rice into the country.

VAT increase: States, LGs to get more allocation from February – AGF

Ahmed Idris, Accountant-General of the Federation says States and Local Government Councils will receive additional funds from February following the implementation of the 7.5 increase in Value Added Tax, VAT.

Nigerian govt urges states to adopt IGR as major instrument of funding

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Monday in Lagos called on states to consider Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, as a critical instrument of funding.

‘Kaduna govt will not need federal allocation by 2022’

A lawmaker at the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Suleiman Wakili, said the state will no longer rely on federal allocation to execute projects by 2022.

NYSC will start generating revenue soon – DG

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Shuaibu Ibrahim on Tuesday said that the service would soon start revenue generation.

Katsina govt to commence minimum wage implementation January

The Katsina State Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, have reached agreement on the payment of the new national minimum wage with its salary consequential adjustments to public workers in the state.

Kaduna govt generates N44bn IGR in 2019

The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service, KDIRS, says the state has generated over N44 billion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in 2019.

Ajaokuta steel company can employ 10,000 workers – Society

The Nigerian Metallurgical Society, NMS, says the Ajaokuta steel company can employ more than 10,000 workers in Nigeria.

Nasarawa workers will soon start enjoying N30,000 minimum wage – Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has promised to commence the process for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage in the state.

In 6 months, Sokoto generates N11.4bn IGR

Sokoto State Board of Internal Revenue, says it has realised N11.4 billion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, from January to June this year.

36 states, FCT generated only N1.1trn IGR in 2018 – Fowler

The Chairman, Joint Tax Board, JTB, Tunde Fowler, said on Monday that the Internally Generated Revenue of the 36 states and FCT rose from N800 billion in 2016 to N1.16 trillion in 2018.

Next Level: States must evolve ways of improving their IGR — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in the next few years.

Senate begins investigation into recent recruitment by DPR

The Senate Committee on Petroleum Upstream has requested the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, to submit a comprehensive list of workers recently employed by the agency.

Don’t take PDP seriously, pro-Buhari group tells Lagosians

The Buhari Youth Organisation, BYO, Lagos Chapter says the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Jimi Agbaje are not ready for the mantle of leadership in Lagos.

El-Rufai generates N30bn IGR for Kaduna

The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service, KDIRS, said on Friday, that the state government collected about N30 billion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, from January to December, 2018.

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