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African oil-producing countries among the most hard-hit as oil price plunges

African oil-producing and reliant countries have been among the most hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and declining oil price. Oil price crashed below $20 dollars on Monday, the lowest in 18 years. In particular, Senegal, Nigeria and Angola continue to face new challenges each day amid the threat of economic fallout.
Oyo State COVID-19 Security and Enforcement sub-committee has impounded a total of Twenty-Two (22) illegally parked vehicles during its special night operations, to enforce compliance at club houses and public places in Ibadan.

Oyo coronavirus squad impounds 22 vehicles at club houses

Oyo State COVID-19 Security and Enforcement sub-committee has impounded a total of Twenty-Two (22) illegally parked vehicles during its special night operations, to enforce compliance at club houses and public places in Ibadan.
The government made the disclosures through the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA) Dr Akin Fagbemi while showing to the press, a recovered truck from robbers at the Akinyele area of the state.

Oyo to shut its borders over coronavirus

Oyo State Government has revealed that it may likely impose travel restrictions at the State’s entry points, as part of measures for containing the Coronavirus pandemic in the State.
The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Nami, has launched a national tour of the six geo-political zones to sensitise the nation, especially taxpayers, on the 2019 Finance Act.

FIRS workers pledge to achieve N8.5 trillion tax target

The Domestic Tax Operation Group (DTOG) of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has assured the Management and Board of the Service that it will strive to achieve its N8.5trillion revenue target.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi shuts down schools

All public and private schools in the Bauchi State have been asked to shut down as the government takes measures in preventing the spread of coronavirus, known as Covid-19 and Lassa Fever in the state.
The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Nami, has launched a national tour of the six geo-political zones to sensitise the nation, especially taxpayers, on the 2019 Finance Act.

Report: FIRS collected N338.1 billion tax in January 2020

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in January 2020 collected tax revenue of N338.1 billion as against a tax target of N620.2 billion.
A fire incident occurred at the headquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Abuja on Monday, officials said.

Official: No FIRS staff tested positive for global pandemic

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has stated that no member of its staff tested positive to COVID-19 as being peddled on social media.
The Oyo State Government has embarked on some preventive measures against the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) at its parastatals, such as Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board and Oyo State Road Transport Maintenance Agency, in Ibadan.

Coronavirus: Oyo increases preventive measures at parastatals

The Oyo State Government has embarked on some preventive measures against the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) at its parastatals, such as Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board and Oyo State Road Transport Maintenance Agency, in Ibadan.
The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Nami, has launched a national tour of the six geo-political zones to sensitise the nation, especially taxpayers, on the 2019 Finance Act.

Coronavirus: FIRS unveils automated system to block funding gaps

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has unveiled a new Electronic and Automated platform for taxpayers to file transfer pricing declaration and disclosures with a view to block leakage in tax collection in the country.
The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority, OYRTMA, Dr. Akin Fagbemi, announced this yesterday while speaking with newsmen in Ibadan.

Oyo extends painting of okadas, keke deadline to April 1

The Oyo State Government has announced that users of tricycles and motorcycles for commercial purposes within its borders have been granted an extension of two weeks to comply with the state government’s directives to paint their vehicles in the State colours of chocolate brown and yellow.
The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Nami, has launched a national tour of the six geo-political zones to sensitise the nation, especially taxpayers, on the 2019 Finance Act.

FIRS warns MDAs to stop spending revenues at source

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami, has cautioned Ministries, Departments and Agencies MDAs to desist from spending at source revenues collected on behalf of the Federal Government
Niger State Governor and Chairman, North Central Governors’ Forum, Abubakar Sani Bello, has said that there is an urgent need for the diversification of the Nigerian economy as a result of the volatility in the global price of crude oil.

Niger calls for diversification of economy amid falling crude oil prices

Niger State Governor and Chairman, North Central Governors’ Forum, Abubakar Sani Bello, has said that there is an urgent need for the diversification of the Nigerian economy as a result of the volatility in the global price of crude oil.
The state government has also spread surveillance to all motor parks, the Yankari Game Reserves as well as all mining areas across the state.

Coronavirus: Bauchi intensifies surveillance at airport, other public places

Following the confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria, the Bauchi State Government has intensified surveillance activities at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport in Bauchi.
The Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Mohammed Nami, who was guest on a breakfast programme of the Nigerian Television Authority, urged all businesses to ensure that they register with the FIRS for VAT purpose.

House of Reps queries FIRS boss over non submission of audited funds

Public Accounts Committee, PAC, of the House of Representatives on Thursday queried the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Commission, FIRS, Alhaji Mohammed Nami, over late and non submission of the audited accounts.

Tax tribunal orders firm to pay N1.7 billion to FIRS

The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone, has ruled as lawful an assessment in additional tax liability of N1.738,481,875.33 issued to Prime Plastichem Nigeria Limited (PPNL) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as the correct income tax which the PPNL should pay on its profit for doing business in Nigeria under the provisions of Transfer Pricing Regulation No1 2012.

Kwara wins Ramat Cup

Kwara State has emerged winner of the 37th edition of the U-16 annual Ramat Football competition, which was concluded last weekend at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo warns event planners, others on unauthorised road closure

The Oyo State Government has warned event planners, owners of event centres, religious centres and club owners to desist from indiscriminate closure of public roads, noting that it intensifies gridlocks on roads around them.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated this during a courtesy visit to Lagos House, Ikeja by the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) Mr. Muhammad Nami.

FIRS seeks Lagos support to hit N8.5 trillion revenue target

The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, is seeking the cooperation of the Lagos Inland Revenue Service, LIRS, to realise its N8.5 trillion revenue target to fund the 2020 budget.

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The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said the state has recorded another positive case, bringing to nine the total of positive cases in the state.
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