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Senate Confirms Zacch Adedeji As FIRS Chairman

THE Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Zacch Adedeji as Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS. The confirmation took place at the Senate plenary, presided by Senate President, Godswill Obot Akpabio after his nomination by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. During his screening, Senator Adams Oshiomhole, a former …

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President Tinubu Appoints Zaccheus Adedeji Acting Chairman Of FIRS

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Zaccheus Adedeji as the new acting Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). A statement by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, noted that the President also directed the erstwhile FIRS Chairman, Mr Muhammad Nami, …

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How The FIRS Is Breaking New Grounds In Revenue Collection

By JANTIKU IJANADA   Just when we thought the peak in tax collection was attained, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) brought forward another harvest of revenue collection, peaking any collection in our nation’s history. The tax agency recently announced a total tax revenue collection of N5.5 trillion for the …

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The FIRS’s Tax Collection Revolution

BySalisu Na’inna Dambatta   It is akin to a revolution: welcome to the big paradigm shift in Nigeria’s tax collection. The shift is from consistently low, inadequate and below targeted tax collection to a record-setting collection of N10.1 trillion in 2022. And the trend of raking in more revenue to …

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House of Representatives Reps Assure FRSC Of Support

Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Hon. Prince Abiodun Aderin Adesida has assured the FRSC of its support to better ensure safety on the federal roads. Adesida, who represents Akure North/Akure South Federal Constituency of Ondo State in the House gave the assurance …

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FIRS Cannot Collect Revenue For Customs – Analysts

The interim administrator of the Public Affairs Analyst Forum, Ayobami Ayelabowo Israel has challenged a proposal put forth by chairman of the Presidential Committee on Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms, Taiwo Oyedele. Oyedele’s suggestion that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) could undertake revenue collection for entities like the Customs …

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FIRS: TAX, THE UNTAXED AND THE TAXABLES  

  By Salisu Na’inna Dambatta   It is common truth that no country on earth, including Nigeria, is able to tax all the taxables, or even bring all the untaxed into the tax net. Tax registers everywhere rarely contain all the untaxed as required by the tax laws. Even though the …

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