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16 states now pay minimum wage – NLC

  About sixteen states have completed negotiations on consequential adjustments and started paying the N30, 000 minimum wage to workers, the Nigeria Labour Congress has said. The states include Lagos, Borno, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Jigawa, Yobe, Katsina, Ondo, Sokoto, Kebbi,...

Uniting To End Conflict Between Herdsmen And Farmers

The Boko Haram is usually referred to as the ‘biggest threat to Nigeria’s state security’ and, even, as one of the world’s deadliest militant groups. But in the first four months of 2016, the group has, clearly, been responsible for...

Empathising With Victims Of Mental Illness

The tall, well-dressed, dignified looking Caucasian man was on the same F-train with us one fine, sunny day on our way to downtown Brooklyn. With me were my two youngest children and the man found a seat opposite us when...

FIRS CHAIRMAN GUIDES LAGOS TRADERS AND MARKET UNIONS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF 2019 FINANCE ACT

Although the 2019 Finance Act was signed into law on 13th January, 2020, many Nigerian traders, Market Union and owners of Small and Micro Enterprises (SMEs) are yet to take advantage of the provision meant to help them expand their businesses, the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on...

FIRS CHAIRMAN SEEKS COLLABORATION WITH THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT TO REBUILD THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Mr. Muhammad Nami on Tuesday, 18th February for the FIRS...

FIRS SETTLES CONTROVERSY OVER PAYMENT OF STAMP DUTY

For many years now, there has been controversy over who would collect the stamp duty between the Federal Inland Revenue...

FIRS BEGINS NATIONWIDE TOUR TO RESHAPE THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY THROUGH THE 2019 FINANCE ACT

The enactment of the 2019 finance act is much more than a bid to achieve optimum tax payment but a...

Finance Act: Rich Nigerians to pay more taxes, says FIRS

Finance Act: Rich Nigerians to pay more taxes, says FIRS

The implementation of the Finance Act will result in more tax burden on the elite, the Federal Inland Revenue Service...

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