The brief: Leading Lagos; Pensioners’ delight; Anambra’s Deciding moment | Dailytrust

The brief: Leading Lagos; Pensioners’ delight; Anambra’s Deciding moment

The magnificent Ibom golf course in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital
The magnificent Ibom golf course in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory generated N849.123bn as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2021 with Lagos taking the lead with a total of N267bn followed by the FCT with N69bn and Rivers, N57bn.

Pensioners on Monday cheered as Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja sentenced Abdulrasheed Maina to 61 years in prison for offences bordering on money laundering. This is good news to the ears of pensioners!

From the #AnambraGuberElections, Candidates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Prof Charles Soludo; Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Valentine Ozigbo; All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Andy Uba and Young Progressives Party (YPP), Ifeanyi Uba are battling for today’s supplementary poll in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State. Fingers crossed!

IGR: Lagos Leads As FCT Beats Rivers, Kano, 33 Others

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory generated N849.123bn as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2021 compared to N612.87bn in 2020.

A report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday disclosed that N398 billion was generated in the first quarter of 2021 and N450bn in the second quarter, making a positive growth of 13.21 percent.

Pension Scam: Pensioners Cheer As Maina Bags 61 Years Imprisonment

Pensioners on Monday cheered the conviction of the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina.

While thanking the judiciary for slamming the right punishment on Maina, they called for speedy dispensation of justice to discourage those interested in short-changing the weak in the society.

Supplementary Poll: Soludo, Ozigbo Battle For Ihiala Today

Candidates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Prof Charles Soludo; Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Valentine Ozigbo; All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Andy Uba and Young Progressives Party (YPP), Ifeanyi Uba are battling for today’s supplementary poll in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed today for the supplementary poll in the local government for the conclusion of the Anambra governorship election held on Saturday.

PODCAST: Real Reason Why Anambra People Voted En Masse

Prior to the Anambra State Gubernatorial Election, there were reports of violence that led to the loss of lives and property and most Nigerians thought there was going to be low turnout of voters. But the reverse was the case at the polls.

What was the motivation behind the high turnout of voters despite all the challenges? Click this link to listen to the podcast.

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Daily Trust Golf Tournament Gathers Momentum

The one-day golf tournament being organised by Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust is generating a lot of interest among golfing stakeholders in the public and private sectors across the country.

According to the General Manager, Business and Strategy, Daily Trust, Ahmed I. Shekarau, the one-day tournament which will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at the 18-hole Ibom Icon Golf Course in Uyo is expected to feature at least 120 Nigerian amateur golfers.

Fani-Kayode Plotting To Arrest Me Again, Says Estranged Wife

Precious Chikwendu, estranged wife of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode, says the ex-minister has staged her for another arrest.

The couple, who share four children together, parted ways in September 2020. The union broke down over alleged domestic violence and infidelity.

 

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