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February 2019 Training Programme

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February 2019 Training Programme

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A New Consulting Partner: Mallam Usman B.

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Mallam Usman B. Suleiman has joined the firm as a Consulting Partner. He is a versatile and seasoned administrator, pension consulting and management expert. Tweet

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Corruption, Not a Threat to National Security, Says Magu

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Corruption, Not a Threat to National Security, Says Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday punctured the argument of the Department of State Services that corruption was a threat to national security, the reason the latter gave to justify the raids it carried out on the homes of some judges across the country last month. The stance of the anti-graft agency is…

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Obasanjo is Grandfather of Corruption in Nigeria –Reps

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Obasanjo is Grandfather of Corruption in Nigeria –Reps

For describing the National Assembly as being peopled by a gang of unarmed robbers, the House of Representatives has lashed out at ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, calling him the grandfather of corruption. The Reps described Obasanjo as the most corrupt Nigerian that ever held a public office, adding that he, however, saw himself as the only…

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Taxpayers To Get E-Certificate In One Week –Fowler

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Taxpayers To Get E-Certificate In One Week –Fowler

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has announced that withholding tax certificate will now be emailed directly to taxpayers within one week of payment, beginning from December 1, 2016. He made the announcement at the Tax Breakfast Meeting organised by the KPMG in Lagos. While addressing tax issues, the FIRS boss…

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14% MPR Not In Nigeria’s Interest; Will Trigger Inflation – Experts

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14% MPR Not In Nigeria’s Interest; Will Trigger Inflation – Experts

The retention of Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 14 per cent will increase inflation rate and the banking sector non-performing loans (NPLs) profile,’’ some financial experts said on Wednesday. They told newsmen in Lagos that the retention of MPR was not in the best interest of the country, saying that it would escalate the inflation…

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Economic Recession: Banks, Insurance Firms Slash Workers’ Salaries

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Economic Recession: Banks, Insurance Firms Slash Workers’ Salaries

Dayo Oketola, Nike Popoola, ‘Nonye Ben-Nwankwo, Fisayo Falodi, Gbenro Adeoye, Tunde Ajaja, and Jesusegun Alagbe Hit by the current economic recession in the country, most money deposit banks and insurance firms have slashed their workers’ salaries by between 20 and 50 per cent. Investigations by Saturday PUNCH revealed that Diamond Bank Plc, Heritage Bank Plc,…

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Engage Informal Sector to Remain In Business – NSIA Insurance GM

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Engage Informal Sector to Remain In Business – NSIA Insurance GM

General Manager, operations, of NSIA Insurance, Samuel Adoteye- Asare, has urged insurance companies to be more innovative in order to penetrate the informal sector of the economy. He said this will help insurance companies to increase their market share as against the current situation of all of them competing for clients from the formal sector…

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Six Ways to Increase Your Savings During Recession

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Six Ways to Increase Your Savings During Recession

If you have not been saving regularly and prudent with your spending before now, your bank account may suffer a serious drain during economic recession. To increase your wealth and reduce the effect of depression on your finances, adjust your personal banking habit by following these rules. Use less of credit card: Stay away from…

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Turning The Mutual Funds: A Worthwhile Investment

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We have heard the stories of the global economic crisis and are still hearing. The fall in commodity prices set in emerging markets have continued through the year and questions of when these economies will rebound are on the minds of investors. Findings have shown that the majority of citizens in emerging markets have one…

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