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Taxation catalyst to sustainable national development — FIRS Boss

In a bid to boost the economic fortunes of the nation and ensure a robust funding of government infrastructures and social services, the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr William Babatunde Fowler, has emphasised that taxation is the catalyst to sustainable national development. Asserting that tax is the future of fund generation for our nation, he noted that ...

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GTBank, First Bank Launch ChatBanking on Whattapp!

Guaranty Trust Bank plc and First Bank plc will be launching their banking services on WhatsApp Business Solution. This will enable the lender to offer Nigerians additional channel to connect with the bank for enquiries, service requests and access to other basic banking services. This is in line with the bank’s continued efforts to enhance service delivery and offer superior ...

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CBN to Develop Risk-based Cyber Security Framework for Banks

The Deputy Governor, Financial System Stability (FSS), CBN, Mrs. Aishat Ahmad, who spoke in Abuja, Tuesday at the 2018 CBN-JP Morgan Chase Cyber Security Conference, said the CBN was committed to strengthening the regulatory and supervisory framework for cyber risk and encouraging realistic vulnerability testing and contingency planning for regulated institutions. Ahmad, who represented the CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, ...

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An NGO calls for improved fiscal and revenue management in Nigeria!

Shehu Musa Yar’adua Foundation, a non-governmental organisation in Nigeria has called on Federal Government, relevant authorities and policy makers to establish legal and policy frameworks for improved fiscal and revenue management in Nigeria using Excess Crude Oil Account as a typical case study. The foundation has made this call in a Press Briefing and communiqué released at the Roundtable meeting ...

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Full text of the Speech of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Signing into Law, the 2018 Appropiation Bill

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill as he has promised earlier this month. However, he has also stated that has was compelled to sign the Bill against his original plans for the 2018 fiscal year. Read the full text of his speech at signing of the Budget below : I would like to thank the ...

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GTBank debunks the False Reporting of Court Proceedings!

One of the Nigeria’s leading Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank popularly known as GTB has debunked the recent rumour making round on social media and other media platforms on the purported directive by the Supreme Court of Nigeria to the Bank to make payments to one of its debtor Customers. The bank today released a statement in addressing the heinous rumour ...

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Vivid Soundz Boss ‘Rural Rugged Outreach’ touches the Indigent in the Suburb of the FCT

Vivid Soundz Boss, Ambassador Micheal Friday has reached out to the extreme poor and indigent living in Mabushi Community,  the Suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja through his ‘ Rural Rugged’ Outreach powered by Micheal Friday Global, a subsidiary of Vivid Soundz. According to the President/C.E.O. of the leading engineering firm “VIVID SOUNDZ, ‘this is an integral part of ...

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FG approves tax reduction for telecom firms in #Nigeria

  The Federal Government on Tuesday said that it had resolved to reduce taxes payable by telecommunications operators in order to enable them to expand their services to the hinterland. It stated this through the Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, at the 2017 Information Communications Technology and Telecommunication Expo in Lagos, which was organised by the Lagos Chamber of ...

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Communication Minister Chaired 2017 Nigeria Computer Society Conference

Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has chaired the 2017 Nigeria Computer Society Conference on “Information Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development” where he eloquently and with utmost precision highlighted ways Nigeria could overcome the boggling local and global challenges of sustainable development through the use of Information Technology. Read Below his full Speech at the event: I am highly honoured to ...

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Etisalat Officially Changes Name To 9mobile

Telecoms operator, Etisalat Nigeria has officially changed the company’s corporate identity to 9mobile. This comes after the company’s largest shareholder, emirates Telecommunications Corporation, directed Etisalat Nigeria to stop using its brand name within the next three weeks, after terminating management agreement with its Nigerian arm. Etisalat, which controls 13 per cent market share in Nigeria, has had a running battle ...

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