Mrs. Comfort Eyitayo is the 57th President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). In this interview with OLAWUNMI OJO, she speaks on the economic development of the country
International finance experts, including executives of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), have made a case for a change of orientation among peers
A new inter-sectoral think-tank, the Africa Advocacy Programme (AAP), which is working towards addressing endemic challenges in governance, technology, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), education, and finance among others, has been unveiled. The launch makes Nigeria the first country to commence work on the initiative, which draws inspiration from strength of collaboration between the private…
8 Dec 2020
Global accounting bodies, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) have canvassed for a balance sheet approach to public finances as the way ou of inefficient utilisation of resources. The groups, including government and the academia, which gathered recently to debate how Nigeria could best deal…
24 Nov 2020
The emergence of Nigeria as the biggest economy in Africa has not led to the expansion of financial literacy in the country. Experts had argued that the provision of financial literacy training for consumers was necessary to develop the nation’s financial services markets.
27 Oct 2020
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has called for clear and effective business laws to build a sustainable economy. The body said the laws would depend heavily on being able to measure the trustworthiness and integrity of businesses and individuals. In a report published to mark Global Ethics Day celebrated every October…
15 Oct 2020
There is now a shift in the accounting profession to financial accounting, where the impact of the reporting is felt in organisations and stakeholders are adequately carried along. Financial experts said the profession has upgraded to integrated reporting, which looks into how organisations create value over short to medium term to influence strategies. Head,…
17 Sep 2020
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) of Nigeria have entered into partnership to boost their capacity for effective service delivery at the workplace.
15 Sep 2020
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, accounting professionals have charted paths on how to assist companies to increase their chances of survival and return on the path of steady growth. They highlighted some areas businesses could dwell on to help them respond, recover, and thrive, especially as the COVID-19 caught many companies and industries unprepared, leaving…
2 Jun 2020
Due to the impact of COVID-19, and challenges many Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are currently facing, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
19 May 2020
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), has introduced new flexibility for its students globally, to enable them take their exams at home or in another location, where centre-based exam sittings are disrupted.
10 Mar 2020
With the workplace becoming more flexible, youths have been advised to be more versatile and continue to equip themselves for different work environment for employers’ quick choice, because the more they diversify, the more likely the opportunities for a better situation.