Monday, January 25

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Re-FIRS ignores Buhari’s Directive, sacks nine Directors
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Re-FIRS ignores Buhari’s Directive, sacks nine Directors

The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has responded to the allegations and publication that by retiring eight(8) of its directors, it ignored Buhari’s order and has entrenched nepotism and tribalism in its operations. The service in an advertorial published on DAILY POST denied the allegations and made further clarifications on its actions. Read details below…
Fanny Amun tasks NIS on funding, accreditation
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Fanny Amun tasks NIS on funding, accreditation

Former Golden Eaglets coach, Fanny Amun has challenged the management of the National Institute for Sports (NIS) to be ingenious in generating its own revenue, instead of depending totally on the government for its budgetary allocation. Amun gave the suggestion while delivering his lecture themed: “Activating Sports Potentials: Quality, Economy and Lifestyle” at the NIS Silver Jubilee and Award Gala Night at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Before Amun’s speech, the Director, NIS, Dr. Eke Kingdom had urged government to increase its budgetary allocation and staff overhead. But Amun urged the NIS to emulate other organisations that are ingenious in funding themselves, saying, “If ICAN, NBA, Federal Inland Revenue can generate funds on their own and make money, NIS can do s...
Buhari reacts as cyclone hits Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
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Buhari reacts as cyclone hits Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to families who have lost loved ones, homes and means of livelihood in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi as Tropical Cyclone Idai takes a toll on Southern Africa. His spokesman, in a statement on Tuesday, said the President deeply shares in the pain and struggle of the governments and people in the region who have been working hard to ensure safety of citizens and minimize the devastating effect of the cyclone. “President Buhari assures the governments and people of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi of the prayers and support of Nigeria as they pass through the trying period, while commending all the humanitarian organisations for their interventions”, it said. Meanwhile, the World Food Programme (WFP), UNICEF, and other UN agencies have...
FIRS Set To Commence Audit Of Taxpayers Nationwide — Fowler
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FIRS Set To Commence Audit Of Taxpayers Nationwide — Fowler

Mr Tunde Fowler, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), on Thursday said that the Service would soon commence the audit of taxpayers across the country. Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Tunde Fowler Fowler stated this in Lagos while delivering a keynote address at a stakeholders meeting on “Tax Administration and National Revenue’’. The stakeholders’ meeting was aimed at charting the way forward in the country’s tax administration and the challenges hindering a robust tax regime. Fowler said that the nationwide audit would ensure increased tax revenue collection, improved service delivery to taxpayers and enhanced voluntary compliance. He called on stakeholders to support efforts at repositioning the nation’s tax administration syst...
Edo Inland Container Depot Will Generate 13,000 Jobs – C’ttee
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Edo Inland Container Depot Will Generate 13,000 Jobs – C’ttee

Mr Charles Akhigbe, Chairman of the State Implementation Committee for the Edo Inland Container Depot (EICD), says the depot on completion would provide employment for about 13,000 persons. Akhigbe, in an interview on Tuesday in Benin, said the figure would comprise of about 3,000 direct and 10, 000 indirect employment. He said that this was from the facility study carried out on the depot in 2015 at the depot site in Agbomoba village, near Benin. Akhigbe disclosed that the depot which would be a dry port, had been fashioned like a Public, Private Partnership project, designed to improve trade and commerce, as well as bring shipping to the doorsteps of industrialists and shippers within the location. He also said that the project, on completion, would boost real estate business...