Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS), out of a total of N43, 230,
871.44 as president between 2011 and 2013.
Details of the
president’s tax payment also showed that the president did not earn any
other income besides his fixed income as president of the country in
that period. There were no indications of income from stocks or other
businesses that the president could have had.
Despite earning a regular service of N14, 410, 290.48 in each of the three years, the president tax
liabilities however increased in 2012 and 2013 to N2, 510, 775. 77 up from the N1, 242, 670.21 paid in 2011.
The returns were displayed at the office of the Independent National
Electoral Commission, INEC, at Area 10, Abuja.
The income tax clearance certificate from the Federal Inland Revenue
Service with Ref no- Abj/MDA/PAYE/09690150 and dated July 2, 2014 were
part of the president’s submission as presidential candidate of the
People’s Democratic Party, PDP.
The document tagged with: “To whom it may concern,” indicated that the president’s source of income was ‘employment’.
The clearance which was stamped and received in the Legal Services
Department of INEC on December 18, 2014, reads- “This is to certify that
Dr. Jonathan Ebele Goodluck (Presidency), has paid income tax
assessment for the past three years.
A man purported to be Lagos governor’s uncle, Alhaji Kayode Fashola, has
been accused of beating up his wife.
social media, the Alhaji in question was labelled as irresponsible,
chronic womaniser, unrepentant drunk and a chain smoker.
Alhaji Fashola’s second wife, posted the message below on facebook and
it has since gone viral.
Fashola popularly known as Uncle K. He is an Uncle to the present
Governor of Lagos State Tunde Fashola.
The Presidency has reacted to widespread rumours that the Chairman of
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Attahiru
Jega, had been sacked by the Federal Government.
A presidency official told Vanguard on Tuesday, February 10, that
“the rumoured sack of Jega is not from the Presidency, but part of the
propaganda by the opposition to soil the good name of the President, to
discredit the government and cause trouble.”
The official said there were no plans in place or in motion to remove
the INEC chairman from office, stressing that the current
administration is a law-abiding government that “follows the
Constitution in the discharge of its duties, including the Chairman of
INEC or any member for that matter.”
“The laws are clear about the question of leaving or not leaving and
government has nothing to do...
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