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2019: Niger CAN demands deputy governorship slots

The Niger State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that it will accept nothing less than the deputy governorship position from the candidates of the parties contesting next year’s governorship election in the state.

Kaduna generates N14.2 billion IGR in five months

The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service said it has generated N14.2 billion as Internally Generated Revenue between January and end of May.

OAU authorities will resolve tax debt soonest – Professor Ogunbodede

The Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede, has assured the university community that the issue of tax debt will be resolved with the state government without delay.

Osun revenue agency shut down Obafemi Awolowo University over non-payment of N1.8 billion tax

The Osun State Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has shut down Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) over non-payment of over #1.8 Billion Naira debt owed the state government.

FAAN evacuates abandoned aircraft from MMA airside

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria on Monday said it had started the evacuation of abandoned aircraft at the airside of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

Edo govt shuts Benin FRCN, RayPower over alleged N9.2m tax debt

The Edo State Internal Revenue Service has closed down the Benin station of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria and Daar Communications Plc, over alleged indebtedness.

Lagos govt moves against celebrity tax defaulters

The Lagos State Government has begun moves to tackle high-profile tax defaulters in the state and ensure high level of compliance with its tax laws.

Rivers community threaten to sue APC over attack on King Ateke Tom

The Council of Chiefs of Koniju Town in Okrika local government area of Rivers State have threatened to sue the All Progressives Congress (APC) over alleged derogatory statement against the paramount ruler of Okochiri community, King Ateke Michael Tom.

US court jails Nigerian national Sodipo Williams for identity fraud

Kevin Kunle Sodipo Williams, a Nigerian living in St. Louis, Missouri, has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison over a stolen identity fraud scheme that sought more than $12 million in tax refunds.

VAIDS deploys 700 tax liaison officers to nine states

The Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) has deployed over 700 graduates to nine states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

American lawyer jailed 18 months for fraud

Gary Stern, a former Chicago attorney has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for arranging a tax fraud scheme that impacted on the finances of several National Football League players.

Cross River IRS warns against illegal levies, taxes

The Cross River State Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has warned against the collection of revenue by persons not authorized to do so on behalf of the state government.

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