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November, 2019

  • 20 November

    Museveni, Fowler, Tax Experts Speak On Africa’s Revenue Future

    President Youweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda, Tunde Fowler and Logan Wort, Chairman and Executive Secretary respectively of the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF), have shared the thoughts on how Africa can increase its revenue yields gain freedom from dependence on foreign aids, loans and handouts. The trio spoke on Tuesday …

  • 7 November

    New TIN Registration System’ll Create Tax-friendly Environment – Fowler


    Chairman, Joint Tax Board, Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has declared that the new National Tax Identification Number (TIN) Registration System and Consolidated Taxpayers’ Database will help engender a tax-friendly  environment in the country and lay a foundation for less governmental dependence on loans, aids and grants. Fowler, who is also Chairman …

October, 2019

  • 3 October

    States’ Revenue Collection Rises By 46.11%  

    Chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has disclosed that revenue generation at the sub-national level rose from N800.02 billion to N1.6trillion, representing 46.11% between 2016 and 2018. Fowler made the disclosure yesterday in his welcome address at the North-Central zone regional flag-off of the New Tax Identification Number (TIN)  …

August, 2019

  • 25 August

    Fowler/Presidency Exchange: Understanding the Issues


    JUSTUS SOWEIBO Last Sunday, social and online news platforms erupted in feverish debates over a letter written by Mr. Abba Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, to Mr. Tunde Fowler, Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The letter, dated 8 August, was obviously leaked in hope that …

  • 19 August

    We’ve Collected More Taxes, Fowler Replies Kyari

    Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has responded to the query issued to him by Abba Kyari, the Chief Staff to the President. Kyari had, in his query, said that actual tax collections between 2012 and 2014 had been better than 2016 to 2018 …

May, 2019

  • 14 May

    NFIU CEO Lauds FIRS’ Tax Reforms 


    Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), Modibbo Hamman Tukur, has credited the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) with revolutionizing tax administration in the country. Tukur made his view known during a courtesy visit to Mr. Tunde Fowler, FIRS Chairman, in Abuja, at the weekend. According to …

  • 10 May

    Fowler, FIRS And More Cash For Federal Government

    Since assuming office in 2015 as Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler has elevated the Service to a level higher than his predecessors in terms of performance, writes Assistant Editor Nduka Chiejina. Babatunde Fowler was appointed Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) …

  • 9 May

    Putting Square Pegs In Square Holes – By Keem Abdul

    Sometime in 2017, the United Nations through its Economic and Social Council sought for taxation experts from across the world to sit on its committee to proffer solutions to issues on international taxation and cooperation. In August of that year, Antonio Guteress, Secretary General of the United Nations told the …

  • 7 May

    Nigeria’s Taxpayers To Hit 45 Million As Database Integration Nears Completion

    The taxpayer roll of the country will soon hit 45 million. This was disclosed in Abuja yesterday by Sir Oseni Elamah, Executive Secretary of the Joint Tax Board (JTB). Elamah disclosed this while presenting a report on the new Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Registration System to the Executive Chairman of …

  • 6 May

    FIRS: The Many Lies Against Fowler

    Morounfolu Tychus These days, anyone with a smartphone, internet access and is, crucially, sufficiently unscrupulous, can dupe less discerning members of the society into offering him assistance to peddle half-truths and outright lies against anyone, particularly those in positions of authority. What to do? Concoct a lie, disseminate it via …

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