ZAINAB AHMED INSISTS FIRS MUST COLLECT STAMP DUTIES AND NOT NIPOST

The Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning. Zainab Ahmed, has said that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) would be in charge of sales and collection of stamp duties. This is coming despite the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) and NIPOST workers got the assuarance of the senate that they would carry out the mandate. The Minister while addressing the press in Abuja said “by the passage of the Finance Bill it will be the Federal Inland Revenue Service that will be collecting…

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COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER ORDERS TERMINATION OF CASH PAYMENT AT NIPOST OFFICES NATIONWIDE

Ngg.ng report that the Min. Of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami has ordered the termination of cash payment at NIPOST Offices nationwide. According to the statement released, the decision comes as a result of the fact that some ‘unscrupulous elements have been taking undue advantages of the cash payment system under the Nigeria Postal Services NIPOST to engage in corrupt practises.’ The Minister has ordered the Post Master General to ensure that all NIPOST offices revert to Point of Sales (PoS) and bank teller transactions immediately. See Press…

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ABANDONED NIPOST OFFICES TO SERVE AS CBN MICROFINANCE BANKS IN 774LGS

Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja Abandoned offices of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) spread across the 774 local government areas in Nigeria will henceforth serve as microfinance banks operated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This revelation was made at the weekend by Nigeria’s Post Master General, Mr. Bisi Adegbuyi, represented by NIPOST’s General Manager, Toyin Oyelola, at the on-going Hon. Chukwuma Umeorji-led House of Representatives investigative hearing on Abandoned Communications Projects. Aside that, he said NIPOST has only one abandoned project worth N800 million, which is its uncompleted corporate…

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WORKERS VOW TO RESIST RETRENCHMENT AT NIPOST

Workers, under the aegis of Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies, have vowed to resist retrenchment of workers at the Nigerian Postal Service during the execution of a planned reform at the agency. The Federal Government intends to overhaul NIPOST in a bid to reposition the country’s postal and courier system for better performance. Former Communications Minister, Adebayo Shittu, had disclosed of the plan to unbundle the agency into six different establishments, which would comprise a microfinance bank, a property and developing company, a transport and…

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