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FIRS: Federal government recovers N30 billion from VAIDS

The Federal Government has approved the issuance of a declaration certificate to taxpayers under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS).

Governor Akeredolu throws weight behind Laffmattazz Live in Akure

Packaged by ace comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st, the show, which is already sweeping the length and breath of the south west, is now making its next stop in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State on Tuesday June 12, 2018.

Nigeria loses N1.4 trillion to lottery operators over poor regulation

Bello Maigari, Acting Executive Secretary of the National Lottery Trust Fund, told members of the House of Representatives that out of the estimated revenue target of N1.5trillion, the sector was able to generate just N7billion in 13 years.

National Economic Council asks NNPC, NCS, NPA, others to refund N8.13 trillion

The National Economic Council (NEC) comprising the federating states and government at the centre on Thursday raised the alarm that revenue generating agencies shortchanged the government of N526 billion and $21 billion amounting to N8.13 trillion between 2010 and 2015.

KPMG report indicts NNPC, others of under-remitting into federation account

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over on Thursday by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the final report on the forensic audit of revenue accruals by revenue generating agencies confirmed massive under-remittances to the Federation Account to the tune of N8.1 trillion.

NIPC: Nigeria’s online investors’ guide for launch Thursday

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) will on Thursday formally launch the country’s online investors’ guide.

DPR seals 44 fuel stations in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket field office, Akwa Ibom, has sealed 44 fuel stations for failing to renew their licenses when it expired two years ago.

Kemi Adeosun: Nigeria’s capital spending exceeds N1.5 trillion

As Nigerians await the passage of the 2018 budget by the National Assembly, the federal government says its capital expenditure for the 2017 fiscal year was in excess of N1.5 trillion.

Federal government pays 14 whistle blowers N439m

The federal government has paid another set of 14 whistleblowers the sum of N439.276 million for providing tips on tax evaders.

Kemi Adeosun: Delay in budget passage will have some impact

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said the delay in passage of the 2018 budget would have some impact on the nation and cause some adjustments in implementation.

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.

FIRS: Federal government to harmonise tax payment nationwide

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it has started harmonising taxes in Nigeria as part of moves to reduce cases of multiple taxation.

#BBNaija: Cee-C reveals ‘next priority’

Cynthia Nwadiora, also known as CeeC, BBNaija’s `Double Wahala’ 1st runner-up, says she will be going to a film school to study script writing.

JTB chief Tunde Fowler urges governors to give state tax authorities autonomy

Chairman of the Joint Tax Board (JTB), Mr. Tunde Fowler, yesterday, called on state governors to empower State Internal Revenue Services (SIRS) by making them autonomous. Fowler made the call at the 137th Meeting of the JTB in Ilorin.

ICAN honours Kemi Adeosun, Tunde Fowler, others at merit award night

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) on Saturday night honoured the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, and Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, with the 2018 Merit Award.

Vice President Osinbajo for MSME clinic in Ondo Thursday

The Ondo State Government says the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will be in the state on Thursday for the inauguration of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises ( MSME ) Clinic in Akure.

FIRS generates N1.7 trillion in first quarter 2018

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) generated N1.17 trillion in the first quarter of 2018 from the collection of different tax types.

NEMA chief admits violating procurement law

The director general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engineer Mustapha Maihaja, has admitted before the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, which is investigating breach of public trust in the agency that the agency did not comply with the provisions of NEMA establishment Act which mandates it to liaise with its state counterparts during distribution of relief materials.

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