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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.

Lagos Chamber expresses worry over SON’s interception of containers on highways

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has expressed concern over reports of interception of containers on the highways by the officials of Standards Organisation of Nigeria.

Federal government urged to systematically flush organisations inciting violence

Concerned Diasporas, a group of Nigerian intellectuals in the United States of America (USA) and Canada, has blamed human rights group for the rising cases of violence across the world.

LCCI sets agenda for President Buhari’s second term

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the quality of the nation’s infrastructure, policies and institutions are crucial to driving economic diversification.

SEC orders Oando chief Wale Tinubu, others to resign

The Securities and Exchange Commission has concluded its investigation of Oando Plc and ordered the Group Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr Wale Tinubu, and other affected board members to resign.
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National Assembly queries decrease in FIRS’ 2019 non-oil tax

National Assembly Joint Committee has raised concern over Federal Inland Revenue Service’s (FIRS) 2019 projected estimate of non oil revenue tax collection of N146.54 billion.
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NBS: FAAC disbursed N257.76 billion to federal government in April

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday revealed that the Federal Government received N257.76 billion from Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) in April, 2019.

NNPC to inaugurate largest cooking gas storage facility in Benin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will unveil the largest Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas and Propane Storage and dispensing facility in Oredo, Benin City.

Babatunde Fowler: FIRS to impose VAT on online transactions

The Federal Inland Revenue Service ((FIRS) plans to extend Value Added Tax (VAT) to online transactions soon, according to the chairman of the agency, Babatunde Fowler.

Tunde Fowler: FIRS posts N1.5 trillion revenue in Q1 of 2019

The Federal Inland Revenue Service ((FIRS) generated N1.5 trillion revenue in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, according to its Chairman, Mr Babatunde Fowler.
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Illicit fund flows: FIRS chief to attend global conference in New York

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says its Executive Chairman, Babatunde Fowler, has been invited to participate in the global conference on how to curtail Illicit Financial Flows, (IFF) in New York, United States of America.

Reps: Over $900 million found in secret non-TSA accounts

The House of Representatives said it discovered that over $900m was still “being held” by Federal Government’s ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) outside Treasury Single Account (TSA).
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MTN vs FG: Court rejects AGF’s objection

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has rejected the notice of preliminary objection filed by Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), in response to the lawsuit instituted by the telecommunications company, MTN.

FIRS: Taxpayers in Nigeria hit 45 million soon

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says the country’s taxpayers will soon increase to 45 million.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: 36 states, FCT generate N324.59 billion IGR in 2018 fourth quarter

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for fourth quarter of 2018 was N324.59 billion compared to N264.34 billion recorded in third quarter of the same year.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

VP Osinbajo urges governors to brace for new minimum wage payment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised state governors to look inwards for ways to generate internal revenue to enable them pay the new minimum wage.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari predicts another recession in 2020

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has warned that Nigeria could be heading into another round of recession.

Economist hails FIRS over cost-cutting reforms

A seasoned economist and retired director in the federal civil service, Dr. Aina Iluyomade, has urged the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, to sustain the agency’s cost-cutting reforms in order to boost revenue and enable the federal government meet the 2019 budget expectations.

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AFCON: Super Eagles lose 1-0 to Senegal in friendly

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Sporadic gunshots cause skirmishes in Maiduguri

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Nigerian Immigration commissions 396 cadets into officers corps

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