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The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti introduces e-receipt to combat tax fraud

The Ekiti State government has introduced electronic receipt (e-receipt) as part of reforms in the collection of taxes and revenue generation in the state.
Kingsley Moghalu

Kinglsey Moghalu urges federal government to respect agreements reached with NLC, ASUU

The Presidential Candidate of Young Peoples Party, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has advised the government to respect agreements reached with the Nigerian Labour Congress on the N30,000 minimum wage.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I will privatise NNPC if elected president

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a “mafia organisation”, vowing to privatise it if elected.
The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.

Election: Jide Sanwo-Olu, Jimi Agbaje disagree on infrastructure, health

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.

FIRS targets N8.3 trillion revenue from tax in 2019

The Federal Inland Revenue Service says it is targeting N8.3 trillion from the collection of various taxes in 2019 from the N5.32 trillion realised in 2018.

Babatunde Fowler: FIRS targets N8.3 trillion revenue from taxes in 2019

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it is targeting N8.3 trillion from the collection of various taxes in 2019 from the N5.32 trillion realised in 2018.
Oseni Elamah

JTB: Ongoing reforms to address double taxation

Mr Oseni Elamah, the Executive Secretary of Joint Tax Board (JTB) says ongoing reforms by the board will address the issue of double taxation in the country.
ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid urges federal government to adopt progressive taxation to reduce poverty

ActionAid Nigeria, an international NGO, has called on the Federal Government to adopt progressive taxation to reduce the level of poverty in the country.

LIRS: No case of multiple taxation in Nigeria

Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) director Shade Coker says contrary to widely-spread belief, there are no cases of multiple taxation in Nigeria

NCC warns against arbitrary shutting of telecoms base stations

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday warned state governments and security agencies to stop arbitrary shutting down of telecommunications base stations and infrastructure.

Cryptocurrency: Federal government raises concern over terrorist financing, money laundering

The Federal Government has raised serious concern over the gradual penetration of the country’s currency market by cryptocurrency, saying the development could facilitate possible terrorist financing and money laundering.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode: Lagos committed to industrial growth

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has pledged to continue formulating and implementing policies and programmes that would consolidate the state’s position as the industrial and commercial hub of Nigeria.
Kola Ologbondiyan

2019: APC afraid of presidential debate – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said the All Progressives Congress is afraid of participating in a presidential debate because it has nothing to show for the years it has been in the saddle.

Economist tasks federal government on transparency in revenue generation

An economist, Prof. Ndubuisi Nwokoma, has called on the Federal Government to ensure transparency in revenue generation toward boosting revenue and reducing borrowings.

FIRS: Revenue collection hits N4.3 trillion

Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, yesterday disclosed that it had recorded a remarkable performance in terms of revenue collection this year, adding that, as at October 31st, it recorded a collection of N4.3 trillion.

Tunde Fowler: FIRS generates N4.3 trillion tax revenue from January to October

The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Friday said it generated N4.3 trillion as tax revenue between January and October this year.

Over-pricing hampers tax assessment on properties

Many properties in Nigeria are inflated in terms of pricing, making it difficult for proper tax assessment.
Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria expresses support for regional common tariff, customs union

The federal government has assured ministers of member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) of Nigeria’s support for regional common tariff and customs union towards trade liberalisation, industrialisation and integration.

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Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna said he felt relieved after queuing for over four hours before casting his vote.

Elections: Governor el-Rufai wins polling unit for President Buhari, APC

Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has delivered his polling unit to President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Governor Ayade excited over conduct of elections, voter turnout

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State yesterday in Obudu LGA(his home town) said he is satisfied with conduct of the just concluded Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections, describing the exercise and turnout as both peaceful and massive.

Violence: INEC to reschedule elections in Rivers, Lagos, Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, said that it would reschedule elections in some parts of Rivers, Anambra and Lagos States where there were cases of violence and ballot box snatching.
Buhari Muhammadu

PDP agent disappears as President Buhari wins polling unit with 523 votes

The agent of the Peoples Democratic Party assigned to President Muhammadu Buhari’s polling unit 003, Kofar Baru III (A and B) Daura, Katsina State, disappeared from the unit shortly before the commencement of the counting of votes.
Arsene Wenger

PSG denies holding talks with Arsene Wenger

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has insisted that Arsene Wenger is not in the running to be appointed as the club’s new sporting director.