LIRS: Lagosians Have The Right To Appeal Land Use Charge

Ayodele Hamzat Subair, executive chairman of the Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS), says citizens have the right to appeal land use charges if they feel it is an unjust amount. In an interview on Arise TV, Subair said the state government hiked land use charge in a bid to increase internally generated revenue (IGR). “Basically, we have to try and raise our taxes within the state. The land use charge is just one of the various types of charges that have been introduced,” he said. “The good thing about this…

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House Of Reps Laments Reports Of Underaged Voter Registration

Recent reports of over alleged registration of under aged voters and subsequent issuance of permanent voters cards, to same by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) took center stage at the National Assembly as the House of Representatives berated the election umpire. This is as it resolved to investigate the exercise which it said was dangerous to democracy if left unchecked. The decision sequels the adoption of a motion calling for investigation into the allegation sponsored by Hon. Johnbull Shekarau who lamented the development saying “the incidence will also have…

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Dammie Alabi’s Pillowtalk9ja Nominated For Bellafricana Awards

Nigeria’s foremost custom throw pillow makers, Pillowtalk9ja has been nominated for the prestigious Bellafricana awards. Pillowtalk9ja founded by Dammie Alabi is reputed to produce unique custom throw pillows that have become the toast of interior decor companies, private sector players and Nigerians that value an exquisite finish to their living rooms and offices. The Discourse endorse Pillowtalk9ja.  Help them win by clicking on the link below, go to “Start-up of the Year” segment and  tick “Pillowtalk9ja” to vote; Vote Follow on Instagram : @Pillowtalk9ja See more pictures of  Pillowtalk9ja custom throw…

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EFCC Arrests JAMB Officials Involved In N36m Snake Saga

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has smashed a syndicate that specialises in diverting funds from the account of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. The EFCC also grilled a JAMB official based in Makurdi, Philomina Chieshe, who claimed that a snake swallowed N36m which was part of the proceeds of the sale of scratch cards. Detectives at the commission told newsmen that Chieshe revealed that the money was collected in instalments from her by her Coordinator, Mr. Samuel Umoru. In one of the statements she volunteered to the EFCC,…

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Ekiti guber: Segun Oni Vows To Remain In APC

The Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr. Segun Oni, has vowed to remain loyal to the party, even if he fails to secure the party’s governorship ticket for the July 14, 2018 election. The former Ekiti state governor who played down the insinuations from some quarters that that he was having affinity with former President Olusegun Obasanjo-sponsored coalition, described it as the handiwork of his detractors in their desperate attempt to ridicule his rising profile. The APC chieftain declared that he had no plan to contest…

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