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FIRS Boss, Tunde Fowler Fingered In Job Scam

The head honcho in the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Babatunde Fowler, has been accused of being involved in an employment scandal at the tax agency. According to SaharaReporters, Fowler, a protégé of Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, oversaw the employment of 3,489 new staff in violation of the necessary…

Hard Times Hit Mike Adenuga As Glo Offices Shut

These are definitely the best of times for billionaire businessman, Mike Adenuga. It seems he is moving from one problem to another. On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, were at his company’s headquarters in Lagos to seal up the place. The FIRS officials said the telecommunications company, Globacom…

FIRS Seals Jimoh Ibrahim’s NICON Luxury Hotel

Officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, have sealed a company owned by popular Nigerian businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim. On Thursday, May 12, 2016, men of the FIRS stormed the premises of NICON Luxury Hotel and pasted their stickers on the property. It was gathered that the action was taken against the company because of…

Firm Sues FIRS Over Tax

The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has been dragged before the Tax Appeal Tribunal by a Swiss-based oil company, Trafigura Beheer B.V. The firm wants the Tribunal to declare that a company not registered in Nigeria cannot file tax returns to FIRS. Trafigura, an oil company, was engaged in oil business transactions with Pipelines and…

How Suspended PTDA DG Saved N7b in 6 Months—Group

By Shola Giwa The suspension of Mrs Nellie Mayshak, the Director-General of the Pension Transition Arrangement Department, PTAD, has irked members of the Pensioners Rights and Protection Alliance, PPRA, who have labelled the move, “a witch-hunt.” Speaking in a statement released in Abuja, the Pension advocacy group, represented by the Executive Secretary, Sule Adams questioned…

Fowler Appointed FIRS Boss

Former Lagos Inland Revenue Service, LIRS, boss, Babatunde Fowler, has been named by President Muhammadu Buhari as the new Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, a statement issued on Thursday by the President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, has disclosed. Fowler resigned his appointment in Lagos some months ago. He started his career in…