President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of the appointment of Prof Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council.The President also dismissed four members of the management for various offences bordering on financial impropriety.Uwakwe had been suspended since May 2018 by the Federal Government over alleged financial mismanagement and abuse of office.Mr Abubakar Gana was appointed as the acting Registrar.Uwakwe and some top officials allegedly awarded contracts in the council to the tune of N25billion without following the due process.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has directed landlords and property agents to charge six percent Stamp Duty on all tenancy and lease agreements. The landlords/ property agents are to remit such collections to FIRS so that they do not run foul of the Stamp Duty Act. The directive was issued through a statement by […]
President Buhari has urged Nigerians in the diaspora to support the country’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts. He made the appeal in a video message to commemorate the 2020 Diaspora Day themed ,“Leveraging Diaspora Resources for National Development in a COVID-19 Era”. He also commended Nigerians abroad, estimated to be more than 17 million, for their […]
Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has disclosed that his principal trusts women more than men. The Presidential Spokesperson disclosed this while making an appearance in an NTA programme on Friday May 29. When asked if President Buhari would appoint more women in his government, Shehu said; […]