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Federal government urged declare state of emergency in manufacturing sector

The Federal Government has been called upon to declare a state of emergency in the manufacturing sector of the nation’s economy as a matter of urgency.

FIRS rakes in N12.66 billion from billionaire tax debtors

Less than a month after it commenced its substitution of accounts of recalcitrant billionaire taxpayers, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has collected N12.66 billion in tax revenue.

Babatunde Fowler: FIRS set to commence audit of taxpayers nationwide

Mr Tunde Fowler, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, on Thursday said that the agency would soon commence the audit of taxpayers across the country.

Lagos government urged to reprioritise light rail project

Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella of the Economics, Department, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun, on Monday urged the Lagos State Government to reprioritise ongoing projects to avoid affordable losses and reduce the risk of abandonment.

Presidency: New forex window records $25 billion inflows in one year

The Presidency yesterday released the record of its economic performance since 2015, stating that the new forex (FX) window introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in April, 2017, yielded an average of $1 billion turnover every week and $25 billion inflows in one year.

Presidency releases President Buhari’s three-year achievements in 41-page document

The Presidency on Friday said it has released a document outlining the policy and programme achievements of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since its inception three years ago.

Vice President Osinbajo: Nigeria’s tax revenue grew by 51% in 2017

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that Nigeria’s tax revenue has increased to 51 per cent in 2017.

IMF advises Nigeria, others to build buffers against eventual tempestuous times

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), has advised Nigeria as well as other income countries to build fiscal buffers so that they are ready to tackle challenges that would inevitably come.

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UNIPORT to graduate 9,452 students, 106 bag first class

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IGP Adamu: Human trafficking, migrant smuggling threat to security

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has decried the spate of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Nigeria.