Thursday, 30th November 2023

Akintola WIlliams

27 Oct
The 1996 exercise revealed that there would be a succession vacancy for the top position on the Board. A decision was taken then to fill the position and a name was inserted in the box.
26 Oct
On a hot Saturday afternoon in December 1958, after sitting for the Cambridge School Certificate Examination, I set out to look for a gentleman whose name and reputation we have heard of at King’s college, Lagos.
21 Oct
The Multiple Council Chairperson and Past District Governor, Lions Club International, Multiple District 404, Nigeria, Asiwaju Ayobola Samuel, has advised Nigerians to advised to live life worthy of emulation.
19 Oct
Remains of Nigeria's first indigenous chartered accountant, Pa Akintola Williams, arrived on Thursday morning at the Muson Centre Onikan as funeral services as part of activities towards his final laying to rest.
26 Sep
It has been an ambiance of sobriety and gratitude to the Almighty as the nation celebrates the life and times of Pa Akintola Williams who gloriously bowed out of the terrestrial realm on September 11, 2023, at the ripe age of 104 years.
22 Sep
It has been an ambiance of sobriety and gratitude to the Almighty as the nation celebrates the life and times of Pa Akintola Williams who gloriously bowed out of the terrestrial realm on September 11, 2023, at the ripe age of 104 years. While his departure has regrettably created an irreparable void, however, the fact…
19 Sep
Four years ago, when the doyen of the Accounting profession in Nigeria, Mr Akintola Williams, reached the ripe old age of 100 years I wrote a column on him. Now he is dead at age 104. That column which was a dissection of the life of the humble old man remains valid even today.
18 Sep
A statement by Tony Nezianya, Public Relations Officer, NOC, in Lagos, said NOC was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Chief Akintola Williams, a true icon in the world of accounting.
14 Sep
Former Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has urged the Federal Government to immortalise the nation’s first chartered accountant, Chief Akintola Williams, for his decades of selfless service. While mourning the centenarian in a statement yesterday, Emmanuel described the deceased as a “torchbearer, upright, disciplinarian, excellent mentor and a man of astonishing intelligence, who indelibly impacted…
12 Sep
President of the Senate, Mr Godswill Akpabio, has expressed sadness over the death of Nigeria’s first indigenous chartered accountant, Chief Akintola Williams who died on Sept 11, in Lagos at age 104. Akpabio in a condolence message on Tuesday in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media, Public Affairs and Communications, Mr Eseme Eyiboh lamented…
12 Sep
President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday, joined the family, friends, and associates to mourn the Doyen of Accounting in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa, Chief Akintola Williams, who passed away on Monday at the age of 104 years old. President Tinubu who expressed pain over the loss, also sympathized with the Government and people of Lagos and…
11 Sep
Akintola Williams, the trailblazing figure who became Nigeria's inaugural indigenous chartered accountant, has passed away at the remarkable age of 104. His legacy is firmly etched into Nigeria's financial landscape, having played a pivotal role in shaping the nation's accounting profession and fostering the growth of its financial sector. Mr. Williams, who was born in…


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