Kaduna State Govt Generates N30bn IGR In 2018 – Official

Governor Nasir Elrufai

[Ishaku Yohanna] The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KDIRS) yesterday said that the state government collected about N30 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from January to December, 2018. The Executive Chairman of the agency, Mukhtar Ahmed, gave the figure while inaugurating InterSwitch State office in Kaduna. Ahmed said the figure represented over 145 per cent increase within the last three years – between 2015 and 2018 fiscal years. “The deliberate government policies and legislative backing by the State House of Assembly helped the growth of the IGR from N11.8bn…

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We’ll Roundly Defeat Your Candidate In 2019 – Lai Mohammed Tells Obasanjo

Ishaku Yohanna The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says though it is the constitutional right of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, will not guarantee victory, saying Obasanjo’s candidate for the 2019 presidential election “will be defeated roundly and comprehensively.’’ The Minister pointed out that while Obasanjo was entitled to support Atiku or any other candidate of his choice, Buhari had done enough to garner the overwhelming support of Nigerians to roundly defeat Atiku in the forthcoming contest. “With due respect…

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