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Court Restrains Union From Industrial Action, Picketing FIRS Offices

The National Industrial Court, Abuja Division, has restrained the Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU) from picketing the offices of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), nationwide. A statement issued by the Director, Communications and Liaison Department, FIRS, Dr. Abdullahi Ahmad, indicated that the court order of interim injunction was given by Justice Olufunke Y. Anuwe […]

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FRSC Begins Computer-Based Test For Driver’s Licence Applicants

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday announced the commencement of computer-based test (CBT) for fresh applicants seeking to obtain the national driver’s licence. A statement by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, titled ‘Creating a safer road use culture and enhancing the integrity of the national driver’s license: FRSC commences computer based […]

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Labour Union Alleges Secret Recruitment In FIRS, As Mgt Debunks Claim

The Nigerian Civil Service Union (NCSU) has alleged that the secret recruitment of over 2,000 workers by the Federal Inland revenue Service’s (FIRS’) management over the past 18 months is negatively impacting the Service’s finance, thereby making it difficult for it to pay salaries at some point this year. In a letter dated June 21, […]

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Reps Flaw Banks’ Stance On Alleged $30Bn Revenue Leakage, To Summon FIRS

The House of Representatives’ Joint Committee on Finance, Banking and Currency on Monday held its inaugural hearing on alleged revenue leakages from the Federation Account estimated at about $30bn yearly relating to transfer of funds for payment of international contracts and interbank transfers, among others. The committee, co-chaired by Honourables James Faleke and Victor Nwokolo, […]

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South African Revenue Service Releases 2021 Tax Filing Guidelines

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has released new tax filing guidelines for corporate and individual taxpayers for 2021 financial year and charged tax professionals in the country to enlighten taxpayers on the new requirements for timely compliance. According to theTax Practitioner Connect, the electronic newsletter for South African tax practitioners published today, under the […]

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Customs Service Generates N799Bn In 5 Months

The Nigeria Customs Service has disclosed that it generated N799 billion from January to May this year, representing an increase of N226.1 billion over its total revenue collections in the corresponding period of last year. The Service’s Public Relations Officer , Joseph Attah, who made the disclosure on Monday while addressing newsmen in Abuja, said […]

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Edo Revenue Service Cautions Traders On Illegal Taxes

The Executive Chairman of Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS), Mr. Igbinidu Inneh, has warned traders’ associations in the state on illegal collection of revenues. The EIRS boss in a statement issued on Sunday by the Service’s Head, Corporate Communications Unit, Mr Eboigbe Courage, gave the warning during a meeting with members of Electronics and […]

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Customs’ Apapa Command Generates N65.4Bn In April

The Area Comptroller of the Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller Ibrahim Yusuf, on Thursday disclosed that the Command generated N65,463,398,355.85 in April, representing 64 percent increase over the N25,585,561,139.92 raked in April 2020. Yusuf, who spoke at a media briefing, said that during the month in review, the Command intercepted […]

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Senate Approves N1.678Trn Revenue Target For Customs Service

The Senate on Wednesday approved a total of N1.678 trillion revenue target for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for the 2021 fiscal year. The Upper Chamber also, in a news report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), at the plenary approved a total expenditure of N257 billion for the Service, including retained earnings for […]