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Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu urges CITN to deepen taxation practice in Nigeria

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.
Austin Enejamo-Isire

Presidency: Austin Enejamo-Isire is NSITF board chairman

The Presidency says Mr Austin Enejamo-Isire is the authentic Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), and will be inaugurated at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency speaks on removal of Frank Kokori as NSITF board chairman

The Presidency on Sunday said the removal of veteran labour activist, Frank Kokori, as the proposed Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Investment Trust Fund has the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, says access to electricity is critical to growing Nigeria’s economy.

Tony Elumelu urges governments to create favourable tax policies

The Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has called for far reaching tax reforms.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Imbibing new tax culture will boost Nigeria’s economy

President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday in Abuja, said the Federal Government will continue to sensitize and encourage Nigerians to cultivate the culture of paying taxes by ensuring fair implementation policy and effective utilisation of resources.

Experts: VAT increment will further worsen Nigerians’ situations

A notice by Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma and Executive Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Mr. Babatunde Fowler of government’s intention to raise the rate of value added tax (VAT) before the end of 2019 is presently causing ripples among various categories of Nigerians.

Nigeria’s auditor-general appointed into AU board of auditors

Anthony Ayine, auditor-general of the federation, has been appointed as a member of the African Union (AU) board of external auditors.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti introduces e-receipt to combat tax fraud

The Ekiti State government has introduced electronic receipt (e-receipt) as part of reforms in the collection of taxes and revenue generation in the state.

LIRS: No case of multiple taxation in Nigeria

Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) director Shade Coker says contrary to widely-spread belief, there are no cases of multiple taxation in Nigeria
ANAN Shehu Ladan

ANAN seeks improved tax collection, integrated reporting

The President of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Alhaji Shehu Ladan, has urged newly-inducted fellows of the association to lead the campaign against corruption and uphold the highest level of ideals, values and integrity of the profession.
Asue Ighodalo

Asue Ighodalo emerges new NESG board chairman

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), a private sector led think-tank organization that promotes sustainable growth and development in the Nigerian economy on Wednesday announced the appointment of Mr. Asue Ighodalo, as its new Chairman.

Federal government advised to sustain tax collection to reduce borrowing

A tax expert, Mr Mac-Antony Dike, on Wednesday advised the Federal Government to sustain its zeal of generating more revenue from tax defaulters to reduce borrowing.

Federal government reconstitutes tax appeal tribunals

The federal government has reconstituted the Tax Appeal Tribunals in the six geo-political zones as well as Lagos State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Vice President Osinbajo: Some states will collapse without federal allocations

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, said many states in Nigeria would collapse if they were denied allocations from the federation accounts for a single month.

Vice President Osinbajo: Most states can’t survive without federal allocation

The Vice-President (VP), Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has declared thatmost states of the federation cannot survive without the monthly allocation from the Federation Account.

Vice President Osinbajo: Number of tax compliant Nigerians now 19 million

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the number of tax compliant Nigerians has increased by five million to stand at 19 million from the 14 million earlier recorded.

Bayelsa Assembly passes 2018 Appropriation Bill

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill put at N318 billion with an increment of N21.78bn from the N295 billion presented by the State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, on the 22nd December, 2017.

VAIDS: Experts warn against non-declaration

Tax experts have warned against non-compliance with the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme, a tax amnesty programme of the Federal Ministry of Finance.

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