• Customs to auction seized Imo Government vehicles – CGC

    Customs to auction seized Imo Government vehicles – CGC

    It was gathered that the Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Colonel Hameed Ali, says the service would auction seized vehicles belonging to Imo State Government, brought into Nigeria without payment of customs duty.

    Ali said this during an oversight visit by the Senate Committee on Customs on Tuesday in Abuja.

    According to him, many cars on Nigerian roads use fake customs papers, adding that most of the cars were smuggled.

    Ali said: “We (customs) are giving Nigerians with fake customs papers grace to pay […]

  • Imo government approves N1.2bn for payment of August pensions

    Imo government approves N1.2bn for payment of August pensions

    It was gathered that the Imo State government says it has approved the sum of N1.2 billion for immediate payment of pensions for the month of August 2016.

    The Commissioner for Internally Generated Revenue and Pensions Matters, Ifeanyi Ararume, disclosed this in Owerri the Imo State capital.

    He also said the state, Governor Rochas Okorocha, has also set up a committee to meet with the Labour Unions on how to offset pension arrears in the state.

    The non-payment of pension and the arrears […]