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FIRS, The New Number One Cash Cow

By Mahmud Jega There has been a silent change of baton at the cash inflow pipeline into the Federation Account, the proverbial national cake. For decades the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation [NNPC] held sway as the top national cash cow. Since last year, the oil giant’s contribution to the Federation Account has dwindled to zero,Continue reading “FIRS, The New Number One Cash Cow”

CITN 24th Annual Tax Conference: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Drums Support For FIRS Digitisation Agenda

CITN 24th Annual Tax Conference: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Drums Support For FIRS Digitisation Agenda The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) has been urged to support the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in its drive towards full digitalisation of tax administrative processes. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo SAN made this call in his speechContinue reading “CITN 24th Annual Tax Conference: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Drums Support For FIRS Digitisation Agenda”

Ekong Sampson: Best Man for Eket Senate Seat

Ekong Sampson: Best Man for Eket Senate Seat Eket Senatorial District deserves a Senator in the mould of Rt Hon.(Barr.) Ekong Sampson. He is a man with the right personality, political disposition and qualifications for the top job. It was no surprising when Chief Nduese Essien, Leader of Eket Senatorial District Elders Forum described Barr.Continue reading “Ekong Sampson: Best Man for Eket Senate Seat”

FIRS Lists Nigeria’s 2021 Top-Performing Taxpayers; Hails Taxpayers For Compliance, Payment and Support

FIRS Lists Nigeria’s 2021 Top-Performing Taxpayers; Hails Taxpayers For Compliance, Payment and Support The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has listed Nigeria’s top-performing taxpayers in the year 2021, and commended them for their exceptional efforts in contributing towards providing the necessary funds for the government to meet its social contract with the Nigerian citizens, despiteContinue reading “FIRS Lists Nigeria’s 2021 Top-Performing Taxpayers; Hails Taxpayers For Compliance, Payment and Support”

FIRS CHAIRMAN, NAMI ASSURES OF SECURITY OF DMBs IN PROVIDING INFORMATION OF CORPORATE CUSTOMERS

© Imaobong UMOEKAH Determined accurately and promptlyto providing information of Corporate Customers’ transactions above ₦10 Million and individuals above ₦5 Million, Nigeria Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has developed a portal called Deposit Money Banks (DMBs). The momentum was awarded the International Standard Organization (ISO) 27001:2013 on the 6th of October 2021. Speaking concerning theContinue reading “FIRS CHAIRMAN, NAMI ASSURES OF SECURITY OF DMBs IN PROVIDING INFORMATION OF CORPORATE CUSTOMERS”

BUHARI INAUGURATES NNPC BOARD MEMBERS

Press Release President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja urged the Board of the newly incorporated Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited to ensure strict compliance with Corporate Governance principles that place premium on doing business with the highest ethical standards, integrity, and transparency. Inaugurating the Board chaired by Senator Margery Chuba Okadigbo, the President chargedContinue reading “BUHARI INAUGURATES NNPC BOARD MEMBERS”

FIRS: REFORMS AND RESULTS: EXPORTING A SUCCESS STORY TO THE COMMONWEALTH

Muhammad Nami, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) boss had been elected the President of the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA).At about 11 am, on Friday, November 12, 2021, there was a buzz among tax aficionados: He is the first Nigerian in the history of CATA to be so elected.  CATA is an associationContinue reading “FIRS: REFORMS AND RESULTS: EXPORTING A SUCCESS STORY TO THE COMMONWEALTH”

ENCOMIUMS TRAIL DEPUTY GOVERNOR AT 80

Dignitaries have continued to shower encomiums on the Akwa Ibom State Deputy Governor, Mr. Moses Ekpo, as he marks his 80th birth anniversary today, Wednesday, 22nd December, 2021. One of such dignitaries is the Hon. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong who alongside members of the management team of his Ministry, paid toContinue reading “ENCOMIUMS TRAIL DEPUTY GOVERNOR AT 80”

Assessing Nami’s Two Years At The Helm Of The Federal Inland Revenue Service

By Bernard Okri In the second week of December 2019, when President Muhammadu Buhari announced the nomination of a certain Muhammad Nami to be the forerunner of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, many were taken by surprise. Known very well to staff of the FIRS, who he met during his many visits seeking tax clearanceContinue reading “Assessing Nami’s Two Years At The Helm Of The Federal Inland Revenue Service”

“Alone you come, alone you will go” – Annie Idibia shares cryptic post

Annie Idibia, a Nollywood actress and 2face’s wife, has been posting cryptic messages on Instagram. On Monday, she said on her Instagram page, “Respect your elders.” Karma is a genuine thing. “Alone you come…alone you shall go” was later added to the post that appeared to have been removed. Related Video “Alone you come, aloneContinue reading ““Alone you come, alone you will go” – Annie Idibia shares cryptic post”