Tag Archives: 2019

Billionaire With Private Jet/ Yacht To Pay Luxury Taxes From 2019 – FG Declares

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, says owners of yachts and private jets will begin paying luxury items from 2019. Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Monday, the minister said excise duties would be introduced in some areas while taxes would be reduced for small and medium enterprises. “We are exploring the way to increase…

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We’ll Stop Importing Rice By 2019 – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria will stop importing rice by next year. According to Laolu Akande, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Osinbajo said this on Sunday at the palace of Musa Dogonkadai, the Seriki of the Hausa community in Agege, Lagos. He said leaders of those countries help their farmers to expand their…

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National Assembly: Hold Police, DSS Responsible If Muhammadu Buhari Can’t Present Budget

The management and leadership of the National Assembly have explained why they invited the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services to secure the complex. The leadership is led by President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, while the management is led by Clerk to the National…

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2019: Please Don’t Participate In The Presidential Debate, APC Begs Buhari

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in the United Kingdom has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to attend the debate organised for candidates vying for the highest office in the land in 2019. The party made the appeal yesterday in a post by its leader, Ade Omole, on the party’s verified Twitter handle. The tweet reads:…

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2019 Debate: Peter Obi – “You Cannot Shut Down Your Shop And Be Chasing Criminals.”

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has criticised the anti-corruption war of the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government, insisting that it killed jobs in the process. Obi said this at the Vice-Presidential debate organised by the Broadcast Organisation of Nigeria and the Nigeria Elections Debate Group. He argued that war…

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2019: Vice Presidential Debate, Osinbajo Blames PDP For Poor Economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party for Nigeria’s weak economy. The Vice-President said this at the Vice-Presidential debate organised by the Broadcast Organisation of Nigeria and the Nigeria Elections Debate Group. He was asked to respond to questions on why Nigeria’s aggregate investment had not risen beyond 16 per cent in the…

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2019: All Eyes Set On Osinbajo, Obi As They Clash Today In Vice Presidential Debate

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will today clash with the Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Peter Obi in presidential debate ahead of the 2019 general elections. The highly anticipated debate will take place at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The…

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Ahead Of 2019 Elections: Obasanjo Has Right To Support Anyone – FG

The Federal Government has reacted to the claim by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he would support his former deputy,  Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential election. The Federal Government said the former President “has every right to support anyone he likes,” adding that such right “is constitutional. “ However, it said the candidate of…

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OB Focus: Presidential Aspirant; Lawyer & Musician, Sina Fagbenro!

Now that 2019 election is heavily knocking on the door, it is with utmost delight that we bring to you the biography of another Nigerian Presidential Aspirant, a popular Lagos lawyer, politician and music act, Sina Fagbenro-Byron AKA SFB. He was Born 5th June 1959 in University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan to Barrister Samuel Adekunle Fagbenro…

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