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George further said, “The chickens have come home to roost. How can someone be raping a state so mercilessly since 1999 and he is still doing it? His time is coming to an end.”
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.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has urged the Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May, to stop the Muhammadu Buhari Administration from descent into totalitarianism.
National Chairman of Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party, ANRP, Tope Fasua, has said the party is determined to actualise the deregistration of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has started writing to banks to freeze the accounts of tax defaulters to prevent affected parties from withdrawing from such accounts.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that under his watch, money meant for the development of the state will not be shared.
When Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 the country dreamt of glory, but the beloved national team was thrashed and the tournament left a legacy of unfinished works, huge debts and missing funds.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, has accused Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, of planning to pay of six months salary arrears of civil servants in Ekiti State ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in that state.
The Federal Government has approved the issuance of a declaration certificate to taxpayers under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS).
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, at the weekend disclosed that investigation on 534 cases out of a total 1,231 communications on the whistle-blower policy have been concluded.
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.
The Delta Commissioner for Finance, David Edevbie, on Thursday said that the state government generated N51 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2017.
As the March 31, 2018, deadline given by the federal government for tax amnesty under its Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) draws nearer, the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has warned that there would be no sacred cows after the cut-off date.
Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said a robust tax system was the foundation of sustainable economic growth.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Thurtsday, hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State over the pace of development in the State.
Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has advised tax defaulters to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) to avoid prosecution as well as other penalties at the end of the scheme on 31 March.
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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.
A 15-year-old boy, who hacked his 22-year-old brother to death with a machete has been arrested.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday urged African heads of state to come to an agreement on long-debated reforms to their continental body at a special summit in the Ethiopian capital.
A young Brazilian man who murdered two cousins aged one and three and dismembered their parents was handed a rare life sentence in Spain on Thursday.
Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, a member of Osun House of Assembly, has commended Federal Government for approving N60 billion subsidy for rice farming in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the split within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over its reported endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not surprise him.