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Andersen Flaws FIRS On MultiChoice Nigeria’s Tax Liability Computation

Andersen Tax Nigeria, one of the Nigeria’s leading tax and business advisory companies, has queried how the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) arrived at the N1.8 trillion tax notice it served on MultiChoice Nigeria, warning that the current dispute between the tax agency and company over the tax figures could hurt the reputation of both […]

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Electronic Transmission Of Results: The Joke Is On NASS, INEC, Not NCC – By Aliyu Momodu

“Electronic transmission of result is not rocket science. It is a universal norm in the 21st century. Smaller and poorer nations across the globe have achieved electronic transmission of result even with their limited infrastructure. Nigeria should not be an exception.”

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Improved Budget Implementation Requires Executive-Legislature’s Re-orientation – Dr. Chizea

Over the past two months, developments in the nation’s domestic economy such as the recent Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Peoples Bank of China’s (PBoC’s) currency sawp and lingering political economic crisis characterized by the lingering Executive-Legislature face-off on critical funding issues, have continued to elicit reactions from stakeholders from the issues’ cost-benefit analysis […]

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The Needless ‘Gwarzo Must Stay’ Media Campaigns

“Truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is” – Winston Churchill Several months after the suspension of the former Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mallam Mounir Gwarzo, from office over allegations of abuse of office and sundry matters have been […]

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MFBs Are Constrained by Excessive Taxes, liquidity Challenges – NAMB President

Mr. Rogers Nwoke is the National President of the National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB).  In this interview with the team, the seasoned banker, financial analyst and Managing Director of HASAL Microfinance Bank Limited, speaks on sundry issues affecting micro-financing in Nigeria, particularly the sundry constraints militating against operational efficiency of MFBs and how the CBN, NAMB and Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) could collaborate to improve MFBs’ operations and transform them to the springboard of the nation’s financial inclusion drive

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  Taxation of pension is currently on a front burner among other trending issues in Nigeria. Some tax authorities, acting on the belief that voluntary pension contributions have become avenues for tax avoidance issued public notices to address the issue. It was observed in the notices that some employees or individuals took advantage of the […]

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Gwarzo, it’s time to face your allegations .- By Chikwelu Chukwujindum

There is no doubt that one of the biggest drawbacks to national development particularly in African countries south of the Sahara is the reckless and bare-faced conversion of public funds and property to personal use by public officials.