• Governor Fayose awards N59m contracts to artisans

    Governor Fayose awards N59m contracts to artisans

    The Ekiti State Government has awarded N59m worth of contracts for the making of 1,250 desks and chairs for primary schools in state under the Millennium Development Goals to carpenters and welders.

    The Chairman, MDGs Implementation in the state, Chief Dipo Anisulowo, said awarding the contract to local artisans was in fulfilment of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s promise to patronise local contractors.

    He said the desks and chairs would be distributed to select public primary schools in Ikole, Ado, Ikere, Ilejemeje, Irepodun/Ifelodun and […]

  • LIRS introduces Annual N5,000 tax for Artisans, Tradesmen

    LIRS introduces Annual N5,000 tax for Artisans, Tradesmen

    In a bid to shore up its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) base, the Lagos State Government, through the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has henceforth asked tradesmen and artisans operating in the state to pay a yearly tax of N5, 000.

    This was disclosed on Thursday in by Chairman of the LIRS, Mr. Olufolarin Ogunsanwo, while addressing representatives of organisations and groups under Lagos State Council of Tradesmen and Artisans (LASCOTA) at Alausa, Ikeja, the state capital.

    According to Ogunsanwo, the responsibilities […]

  • Transport workers, artisans and traders hold pro-Fayose rally in Ekiti

    Transport workers, artisans and traders hold pro-Fayose rally in Ekiti

    For several hours, commercial and social activities in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, came to a stand-still as traders, artisans and commercial drivers closed their businesses to hold a rally in support of Governor Ayodele Fayose.

    The various groups under the aegis of a newly formed Ekiti State Private Sector Union (EKSPSU), which was an amalgamation of all informal unions in the state warned President Muhammadu Buhari to stop using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to harass the governor.

    The […]