SOUTHERN GOVS JOIN WIKE, SANWO-OLU ON VAT COLLECTION; RE-AFFIRM BAN ON OPEN GRAZING

Southern Governors, under the aegis of the Nigerian Southern Governors Forum, SGF, have declared that they will join both Rivers and Lagos States, to collect Value Added Tax, VAT, in their states, noting that it is within their powers to collect VAT, rather than allow the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to continue collecting it. The governors also reaffirmed their stand on open-grazing ban, urging … Continue reading SOUTHERN GOVS JOIN WIKE, SANWO-OLU ON VAT COLLECTION; RE-AFFIRM BAN ON OPEN GRAZING

SOUTHERN, MIDDLE BELT LEADERS FORUM MEET IN ABUJA, INSIST ON RESTRUCTURING; URGE POWER SHIFT TO SOUTH

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF AN EXPANDED MEETING OF THE SOUTHERN AND MIDDLE BELT LEADERS’ FORUM HELD ON SUNDAY, 30TH MAY, 2021 An expanded Meeting of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF), held on Sunday, 30th May 2021, at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, ABUJA. The Meeting, chaired by Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, OFR, CON, had, in attendance leaders of … Continue reading SOUTHERN, MIDDLE BELT LEADERS FORUM MEET IN ABUJA, INSIST ON RESTRUCTURING; URGE POWER SHIFT TO SOUTH