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    Business FIRS recorded 33.57% increase in revenue Q1 2018 – BusinessDay

    The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the first quarter 2018 recorded a 33.57% increase in revenue amounting to a total of ₦1.17 trillion from the collection of various taxes. Read more via BusinessDay : News you can trust – https://ift.tt/2HLCW6b Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business BusinessDay to unveil top 25 Nigerian CEOs 2017 power rankings – BusinessDay

    Leading a company and creating value depends on many skills that are hard to measure—strategic vision, authenticity, long-term planning. Investors aren’t the only stakeholders that need tending to; the best-run companies connect effectively with customers, employees, and the communities where...
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    2019: Buhari’s declaration is internal affairs of APC – PDP – BusinessDay

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term is an internal affairs of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a terse statement by the main opposition party on Monday, the party said it would … Read more via BusinessDay ...
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    Why Buhari dares Obasanjo, IBB, others to declare for re-election – BusinessDay News

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday finally shrugged off relentless criticisms and pressure from three of his retired colleagues to dismount the horse and allow young Nigerians take over, to declare his intention to run for office again in the 2019 presidential elections. “People have …...
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    Kano Govt, World Bank to construct 500km rural roads – BusinessDay News

    Kano State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Bank to construct 500 kilometres of roads in rural areas of the state. A statement by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, made available to newsmen in Kano on … Read more via...
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    World Egypt’s Sisi cruises to victory but with lower turnout - BusinessDay

    Early results from Egypt’s election showed President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cruising towards his expected landslide victory and a second term, but with a lower turnout than the vote that brought him to power four years ago. As ballots are tallied for official results due on April 2, the focus is...
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    Business Sub-Saharan Africa remains the dominant force in mobile money – BusinessDay

    Mobile money has not just changed the economic and social fabric of Africa. It has changed the world. Latest research shows that in 2017, the mobile money industry processed transactions worth USD$1 billion dollars a day, generating direct revenues of over $2.4 billion. Read more via...
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    Politics We have resources to prosecute tax debtors after VAIDS- Fowler – BusinessDay : News you can...

    Babatunde Fowler, Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has warned individuals and corporate entities who refuse to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), that the service voted a … Read more via BusinessDay : News you can trust –...
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    Politics UPDATED: Lagos lying over new land use charge, say employers – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    The people who feel where the shoe pinches have had their say on the new Lagos Land Use Charge (LUC) and it flatly contradicts claims made by the State government. Nigeria’s largest … Read more via BusinessDay : News you can trust – http://ift.tt/2Gpo3U2 -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Lagos approves N1.4bn compensation for demolition – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    Lagos State government has approved N1.4 billion to pay compensation for properties it has demolished to create right of way for ongoing roads construction, reconstruction, expansion and dualisation in some parts of the state. In … Read more via BusinessDay : News you can trust –...
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    Politics OBJ, NUP, others to launch another grand coalition against Buhari – BusinessDay : News you...

    Ahead of the 2019 general elections, facts have emerged that former President Olusegun Obasanjo and some of his colleagues in the “Retired Generals” elite class are about to float the ultimate coalition tagged “People First Grand Coalition” aimed at mobilizing all segments of Nigeria … Read...
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    Politics Group mandates INEC to investigate alleged underage voting in Kano – BusinessDay : News you...

    Strategy and Innovation for Development Initiative (SI4DEV), a non-governmental organisation registered in Nigeria, has identified underage voting as the bane of credible elections in the country. The group has, therefore, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to...
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    Politics ‘Why Ambode deserves second term’ – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    LANATU JOY SHELTON went to town to sample opinions of some residents of Lagos State on the likelihood of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode coming back to office after 2019. They did not only say the governor deserves it, but that he should have no competitor. … --Read more via BusinessDay : News...
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    Politics I withheld assent to Peace Corps because of security concerns, funding, says Buhari –...

    President Muhamamdu Buhari has formally notified the National Assembly of why he declined assent to the Nigeria Peace Corps Bill, 2017, citing security concerns and financial incapacity. Buhari gave the explanation in … Read more via BusinessDay : News you can trust – http://ift.tt/2Fbcodg...
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    Politics How VAIDS will expose wealthy tax debtors-LIRS Chairman – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    Chairman, Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS), has stated that wealthy Nigerians who have been underpaying taxes will be easily exposed if they fail to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income … Read more via BusinessDay : News you can trust – http://ift.tt/2GQfxw9 -- Get More...
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    Politics Nigeria’s worsening ranking on corruption – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    Nigeria’s worsening ranking on Transparency International’s corruption perception index is not entirely surprising. In the global corruption watchdog’s ranking released last week, Nigeria scored 28/100 and ranked 148 out of 180 countries surveyed – twelve places lower than it was ranked the...
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    Politics Buhari assures Niger Delta of rapid development – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    The people of Niger Delta has been assured of federal government commitment to rapid development of the region by consolidating on all ongoing projects and initiating new ones to create more economic opportunities and jobs for the people. President Muhammadu Buhari gave the assurance … Read...
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    Politics Buhari meets Oyegun over APC crises – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    The leadership crises engulfing All Progressive Congress ( APC) took a new dimension on Friday as President Muhammadu Buhari summoned the embattled Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, to the Presidential Villa. The meeting between the President and the APC Chairman was however brief and was conducted...
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    Metro 55% of Nigerian women want end to female genital mutilation – survey – BusinessDay : News...

    About 55 per cent of females aged 15 to 49 in Nigeria who are aware of Female genital mutilation (FGM), think the practice should end in the country identifying it as a serious physical and psychological harm to their wellbeing. The report was made … Read more via BusinessDay : News you can...
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    Politics Ondo Assembly passes N181billion 2018 budget – BusinessDay News

    The Ondo State House of Assembly has passed the 2018 appropriation bill into law. The House unanimously passed the budget estimate at a plenary presided by the Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun on Friday. It would be recalled that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, presented a total sum … via...
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