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All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is celebrating his 68th birthday today with a message on his “preliminary thoughts on the economic action”the country might take should coronavirus “mortally threaten” our economy.
Pope Francis has backed a prominent journalist’s complaint that tax dodgers were partly to blame as Italy’s health facilities struggle to cope with the coronavirus crisis.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe State Zonal Office, has arraigned four former members of Board of Gombe State Internal Revenue Service before Justice Nehizena Afolabi of the Federal High Court, Gombe.
A law to appoint an Inspector General to enforce taxation and remittances to the Federation Account is underway in the House of Representatives.
The automation of the import duty exemption certification (IDEC) process will commence in the first quarter of next year, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, announced on Friday in Abuja.
In what may be termed an aggressive move to swell government’s revenue, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it will begin a nationwide tax enforcement exercise on recalcitrant tax evaders on Wednesday, December 18 (today).
Nigeria’s Senate decision to approve 56 amendments in Finance Bill, an executive bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking an approval to raise tax rates payable by consumers and business entities to augment Federal Government’s declining cashflow, last week opened another pandora box of debate as to the fate of ordinary citizens when it eventually gets signed into law by the president in the days and weeks ahead.
The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government grant tax holidays to investors in the solid minerals sector to enhance investment.
Lebanon’s teetering government was expected Monday to approve a belated economic rescue plan as the nation prepared for a fifth day of mass protests against the ruling elite.
The tax offices established by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) for the administration of taxes for non-resident taxpayers will become operational by January 2020.
Gatefield, a Public Strategy Firm in collaboration with an Abuja’s leading Burger restaurant, Oliver’s Burger in Abuja launched a campaign on the dangers of Shisha consumption in the country.
Oyo state government on Tuesday September 10, 2019 has declared that it has concluded plans to begin the collection of informal sector tax with the use of mobile apps adding that the annual collection of tax, particularly from traders, markets operators and artisans takes immediate effect.
The Akwa Ibom State government has sealed the premises of Ecobank in Uyo over alleged tax default.
Lafarge Africa Plc has announced N8.43 billion in operating profit for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, up 35 per cent from N6.26 billion in Q1, 2018.
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.
Saudi Arabia has imposed a special tax on electronic cigarettes and sugary drinks, extending similar taxes introduced in 2017 as it seeks to reduce a budget deficit caused by low oil prices.
Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.
The Katsina state government has lifted the ban on congregational Friday Juma’at Prayers with immediate effect in the state.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has commended three youths of the state for producing a locally-made ventilator to support the ongoing fight against Coronavirus Disease pandemic.
The Jigawa State branch of the Nigerian Bar Association on Thursday said the body has expended N300,000 to provide palliative measures for some of its members and members of the National Youth Service Corps serving with them.
The Commissioner, Edo State Police Command, Lawan Jimeta, on Thursday said the command would be firm, but fair in enforcing a total lockdown should the State Government order such.
Southampton on Thursday became the first Premier League club to announce their players will defer several months of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic.
Some 34 fitness enthusiasts involved in a street exercise in Gbagada, Lagos, have been sentenced to one-month community service for violating the social distancing directives of the government.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a state of emergency to fight new coronavirus infections in major population centres and unveiled a stimulus package he described as among the world’s biggest to soften the economic blow.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa says there are so far 10,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) with over 500 deaths reported in 52 out of 54 Africa countries.
Spain, one of the countries worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, has registered 932 new COVID-19 deaths within 24 hours, bringing the total to 10,935, the Health Ministry in Madrid announced on Friday.