Don Lauds FG’s Efforts in Curbing COVID-19 Spread

  A former Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Friday Faraday Osasere Orumwense has commended the Federal Government’s efforts in halting the spread of the rampaging Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The don, who made this known in a statement in Benin City recently, noted, “I really thank federal government of Nigeria for the efforts and approaches taken so far to halt the spread of Covid 19. The government is really trying in tackling this pandemic, they make sure the citizens are protected. They have done so well, NCDC, Ministry…

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FIRS Circular On Advance Payment of Company Taxes And The Issues Therein

By Moruff Adenekan The Federal Inland Revenue Service recently issued a circular calling on corporate organisations to “commence payment of their annual returns earlier than their due dates, apart from their normal monthly obligations.” According to that circular, dated 22 April, 2020 and titled Update on Palliative Measures to Cushion Effect of COVID-19 on Taxpayers, the federal tax collector said that this appeal “has become necessary in order to ease some of the cashflow gaps being experienced by governments at this critical time.” The circular went on to rationalize this…

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FG declares May 1 as Public Holiday to Mark Workers’ Day Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Friday, May 1, 2020, as public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day Celebration. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Georgina Ehuriah and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. He commended Nigerian workers for their resilience, patience and understanding, particularly in their support of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts at stemming the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Aregbesola, who further thanked Nigerians and…

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Abiodun Fulfils Promise, Distributes Palliatives to Ogun Residents

  BY SEGUN DADA Reliefs have now come the way of the residence of Ogun State as the Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun (MFR) has finally made good his promise to the people by distributing palliatives to cover no fewer than 80,000 households in the State. The gesture by the governor came as a way of cushioning the effects of the lockdown imposed on the residents to curtail the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. As a caring governor, the number one citizen had at first put on hold the lockdown of…

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