Ekiti, Osun Will Be SDP’s Launch Pad for Winning Presidency, Says Adeniran

[Guardian] National Leader of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and former Minister of Education, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, has said that the party will win Ekiti and Osun governorship elections as a ‘launch pad’ for the party’s quest to win the next presi…

[Guardian] National Leader of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and former Minister of Education, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, has said that the party will win Ekiti and Osun governorship elections as a 'launch pad' for the party's quest to win the next presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos State and the Politics of Taxation

[This Day] The government of Lagos state seems to be currently in the eye of the storm over its introduction of a law, a property tax as it were, known as the Land Use Charge Act of 2018, which repeals a similar law of 2001, and consolidates ground ren…

[This Day] The government of Lagos state seems to be currently in the eye of the storm over its introduction of a law, a property tax as it were, known as the Land Use Charge Act of 2018, which repeals a similar law of 2001, and consolidates ground rent, tenement rate, and neigbourhood development levy. The Land Use Charge is payable in respect of all real estate in the state. But it is probably the most controversial move that has been made by the Akinwunmi Ambode administration in Lagos state, an administration tha

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Govt and UN Partnership to Achieve Universal Health Care Inspires Many

[IPS] Nairobi -Recently, some of us from the Stanford University and U.C. Berkeley community had the privilege of hosting Siddharth Chatterjee, the United Nations Resident Coordinator for Kenya and his team at the Silicon Valley, where he spoke at the …

[IPS] Nairobi -Recently, some of us from the Stanford University and U.C. Berkeley community had the privilege of hosting Siddharth Chatterjee, the United Nations Resident Coordinator for Kenya and his team at the Silicon Valley, where he spoke at the 2018 African Diaspora Investment Symposium. The Kenya team also met with academics, Directors of Centers and students as well as some of brilliant technology leaders in Silicon Valley at Facebook and Google.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya