Showing posts from July 15, 2017

Trump Donor Kills himself After revealing how he tried to get Hillary Clinton's Emails From Russian Hackers..

A Republican donor who died soon after telling a newspaper he tried to obtain Hillary Clinton's emails from Russian hackers during the 2016 presidential election killed himself, according to a report.

Peter W Smith, a former equity adviser, was found dead around ten days after telling the Wall Street Journal he tried to acquire emails missing from Ms Clinton's server.

Ms Clinton said she deleted some 30,000 online messages because they related to her personal life.

But Mr Smith told the Journal he thought the emails were connected to her official duties. He said and his team had found five groups of hackers, two of them Russian, who claimed to hold the emails.

Mr Smith claimed his efforts were independent of Donald Trump's campaign. Yet he implied he was working with Lt Gen Michael Flynn, who served as the President's national security adviser until he was fired over his alleged contact with Russian officials.

A cache of emails from the Democratic National Committee were p…

Nigeria's 2017 Budget Still Hanging After Being Signed Into Law.

Nigeria's 2017 budget, signed into law by the acting president a month ago, has still not been finalised and is being amended due to disagreements between parliament and the presidency...

Any delays to government spending could hobble recovery in Africa's largest economy, now in its second year of recession.

The 2017 budget, still not finalised in the second half of the year, was meant to spark that return to growth after the first downturn in a quarter of a century.

The presidency and senior lawmakers had also promised that it would avoid the severe delays in passing the previous year's budget, which was signed off in May 2016 -- five months into the budget year.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo signed Nigeria's 2107 budget into law last month.

The delays for the 2017 budget come as the presidency locks horns with the National Assembly over projects added to the document in a practice known as "padding" -- lawmakers' efforts to funnel money and development to …

FG Wants Beggers to Start Tax Paying In Nigeria.

The Nigerian government has stated that no one would be left out in the campaign to enlarge the tax revenue.

According to dailypost,She said some beggars were earning millions and that “proceeds from begging are taxable. You are supposed to pay taxes even if your means of income is begging”.

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun said this in Lagos at a lecture at PWC’s Business School, with the theme: ‘Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) Interactive Session for Executives and Business Owners.’

She said to ascertain the income status of the companies/individuals and their lifestyle, investigators would rely on information derived from Bank Verification Number (BVN), records of property ownership, records of foreign exchange allocation, and records of company ownership from the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), among others.

Adeosun said: “We are using some firms to trace assets internationally.The investigators’ findings will enable us to compare the income and how m…

Workers Are Told To Forget About13th Months Salary In Ebony State.

Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi on Friday stated that he has no powers to increase salaries of local government workers.

Threatening to sack any civil servant that indulges in politics ahead of the 2019 elections, he also said 13th-month salary will no longer be paid.

Umahi spoke at a meeting with members of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ebonyi state chapter and other affiliated unions at the Government House.

His words: “We are doing everything to protect the local government but unfortunately the present chairmen said they cannot afford to pay the 5 percent salary increase and I don’t have the powers to actually increase LG workers salaries.

“If the situation improves, I will increase the salary again. Workers should be happy that we are paying salaries on 15th of every month and it is never done anywhere in the country.

“No one else would do that for you. We can give bonus to everybody but since the workers are not appreciative of this fact, it seems we will stop the payment of…