Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
Senate probes revenue generating agencies, misuse of IGR

By Mayowa Okekale, Abuja on 30/11/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,120


The Nigerian Senate has resolved to constitute a high powered Ad-Hoc Committee to investigate alleged misuse, under remittance/non remittance and other fraudulent practices in IGR collection, accounting, remittance and expenditure by all revenue generating agencies between 2012 and 2016.

‎The senate resolution at Tuesday plenary followed ‎a motion tagged “The Urgent Need to Investigate Revenue Generating Agencies over alleged Leakages, Non Remittance and Misuse of Generated Revenue”, which was sponsored by Senator Solomon Adeola from Lagos West.

Leading the debate on the motion, Senator Adeola expressed worries that corporations and agencies of government have over the years grossly violated letters of the Constitution, noting that the Fiscal Responsibility Act 2007 was enacted, to ensure transparency and accountability.

He also worried that despite dwindling oil revenues, agencies are still short changing government of needed revenues.

In their interventions other law-makers who spoke on the motion pointed out that agencies should look inwards to generate revenue.

In his remarks, Senate President Bukola Saraki, while commending Senator Adeola for the motion, said that independent revenue and non oil revenue are very important, adding that agencies are not meeting their targets yet there is abuse of surplus and & nbsp; it will help 2017 budget if we block leakages.

Members of the Ad-Hoc Committee include Senators Andy Uba, John Enoh, Yusuf Abubakar, Yahaya Abdulahi, Fatimat Rasaki and Solomon Adeola as Chair.

•Photo shows Senate President Saraki.

Source News Express

Posted 30/11/2016 05:19:09 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Oyo APC slams Labour guber candidate, Alao-Akala

SERAP demands probe of corruption allegations against NNPC...

Police warns against illegal arrests, harassment of innocent...

Die cast as heavyweights battle for PDP governorship...

Boko Haram strikes again, mobilises for more attacks...

Chief Tola Adeniyi loses mother

Tribunal upholds Ugwuanyi’s election, opposition parties urged to...

Terrorism: FG to tinker with school curriculum, says...

DSS arrests Ex-Governor Suswam over alleged arms discovery...

Senate decries Adamawa bombing, urges security agencies to...

Innovation: Etisalat wins again

Buhari said he would not seek re-election in...

 

Latest News BREAKING: Real Madrid beat Liverpool in 2018 Champions League final EFCC begins probe of Obasanjo's $16bn power projects 30th May will witness a total lock-down of South East, South South - IPOB Police Recruitment: JAMB screens 37,000 candidates in 156 CBT centres Armed bandits kill community leader in Benue JOHESU appeals court judgement ordering it to suspend strike Anti-graft fight: We need support, not condemnation — FG If you use your powers negatively, posterity will haunt you - Jonathan tells Buhari Military confirms fire incident at Conoil fields in Bayelsa MeCAM laments effects of wanton killings on Nigerian children, tasks FG IDPs rape report: Stop living in denial, HURIWA tells FG 2018 African Brand Congress to hold in Nigeria

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (345,989 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (342,920 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (274,099 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (225,359 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (205,610 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (203,432 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (177,472 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (159,750 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (150,644 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (143,998 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (140,395 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (132,791 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (43) Business & Economy (3,163) Business Verdict (43) Columnists (858) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (498) Features (598) Global Business Monitor (275) International (1,974) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (120) News (35,633) Opinion (973) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,079) Religion (747) Sports (1,519) Stock Watch (29) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement