Alhaji Ahmed Lawal, the organizing Secretary of Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC has rated President Muhammadu Buhari high in performance in the first year of his second tenure. He argued that the President’s performance has been tremendous despite challenges of glut in the oil market. Lawal stated that the country’s economy has been stable as social and economic activities were flourishing as they should be. According to him, “I commend the President for the way the administration is handling the issue of security now. Boko haram which had hitherto been the main security threat to the country has been degraded. Our military has been having the upper hand against the insurgency in the last one year, even though, it is difficult to defeat insurgents instantly. Also, bandits and kidnappers that have hitherto held the country to ransom, especially in the North Western part of the country have been defeated by the military. Similarly, vital … [Read more...] about Nigerians score Buhari’s first year into 2nd term, rate their governors
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What’s been especially frustrating for those struggling is that money from the EIDL program is specifically meant to be issued quickly. “EIDL has been a massive disappointment,” said Greg Hunnicut, who owns a small remodeling business in Houston. He applied for an EIDL a week and a half ago and hasn’t heard anything back. “I knew PPP would be a cluster, that seemed obvious to me. The EIDL, I thought, was going to be a quick bit of help.” … [Read more...] about Five Million People Need This Lifeline. But It’s Gone Broke.
Income-tax deferrals: Self-assessment income tax payments, that were due in July, can be deferred to the end of January next year. Rent support: Businesses who are struggling to pay their rents are protected from eviction until the end of June. Coronavirus business interruption loan scheme: SMEs can get loans and overdrafts of up to £5million for up to six years and the government will guarantee up to 80 per of these. Grants of up to £10,000: Small firms can get grants of up to £10,000 to help with ongoing business costs. VAT payments: VAT payments can be deferred for three months. Tax bill help: SMEs that cannot afford their tax bills can ask HMRC for a “time to pay” arrangement so any debt collection is suspended. Business rates holiday: A 12-month business rates holiday has been introduced for many businesses. Most read in Money … [Read more...] about Is the self-employed government grant scheme going to get extended like furlough to October?
"Where consumers can afford to re-start mortgage payments, it is in their best interests to do so. But where they can’t, a range of further support will be available. People who are struggling and have not had a mortgage payment holiday, will also continue to be able to apply until 31 October." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus mortgage holidays to be extended until October for thousands of people
"The best need to fight the best, at the end of the day, and that's the only way that there's any proof," Yarde told The Boxing Show. "The fight a lot of people want, that I've wanted for years now, it's me against Joshua Buatsi. … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua backs protégé Joshua Buatsi to settle British rivalry with Anthony Yarde