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FG Douses Tension, Apologises over Reregistration Directives to Bank Customers

James Emejo The federal government yesterday apologised over a directive on its twitter handle and that of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) last Thursday...

Taxation of Informal Sector will Address Budget Deficit, Says FIRS

James Emejo in Abuja The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami, yesterday said Nigeria and the rest of Africa...

FIRS Records N3.7tn Revenue Shortfall in 2019

•Targets doubling generation in 2020 •Staff strength rises by 3,003 in eight years James Emejo in Abuja The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) generated a total sum...

Presidency: Why Fowler’s Tenure was Not Renewed

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Presidency has explained why the tenure of former Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, was not...

FIRS Gives Seven-day Notice to Tax Defaulters

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), yesterday, served a seven-day notice to tax defaulters, with a warning that it would soon begin a nationwide...

FIRS Staff Union Threatens Industrial Action over Choice of Acting...

James Emejo in Abuja Barely 24 hours after the former Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, handed over the affairs of...

FG to Target 80% Revenue from Non-oil Sector in Three Years

James Emejo in Abuja The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, has stated that 80 per cent of Nigeria’s revenue would...

Court Dismisses Suit against Fowler’s Tenure

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano, yesterday, dismissed a suit challenging the tenure of the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service...

Fowler, Ali Get Confidence Vote over Recession

Northern youths under the auspices of Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) have risen from an extraordinary meeting in Kaduna at the weekend, passing vote of...

How Lagos State Overcame Legal Hurdle to Generate More IGR

The judgment of the Federal High Court confirming the powers of states to impose consumption taxes and declaring some sections of the VAT Act...