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25 May
The Chairman of the Audit Committee Institute (ACI), Christian Ekeigwe, has called for the establishment of Akintola Williams University of Africa.
1 Oct 2019
Encomiums poured forth, as capital market experts, led by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), yesterday, organised a birthday celebration and symbolic Closing Gong ceremony in honour of one of its founding fathers....
25 Sep 2019
Mr. Akintola Williams has achieved so much in life. He is the first chartered accountant from Africa. He was also appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE). He also has the award of CFR (Commander of the Federal Republic). He has presided over numerous private and governmental bodies. However,…
27 Aug 2019
We do not yet have the full story of why Mr. Akintola Williams, the Doyen of Accountancy in Africa has lived very long in a country where most people die very quickly. He must be doing what most people are not doing or he may not be doing what most people are doing.
10 Aug 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with renowned chartered accountant, iconic leader and legendary teacher, Chief Akintola Williams...
9 Aug 2019
“As the whole world looks forward to his centenary next August, a grateful nation cannot wait to celebrate the accountant and statesman.” This was exactly how The Guardian concluded a special tribute to the doyen of the accounting profession in Nigeria, Chief Akintola Williams when he marked his 99th birthday last year.
9 Aug 2019
One of the professionals in Africa who has distinguished himself, not only as a seasoned administrator, dynamic entrepreneur, and an accomplished businessman but also demonstrated a high standard of professionalism in both financial and business fields, is Chief Akintola Williams - the first chartered accountant and accomplished financial expert in Africa.
9 Sep 2018
Have you ever seen Pa Akintola Williams in any other outfit than his suits? Really, sometimes, one tries to imagine what the doyen of accountancy profession in Nigeria would look like in casual wears or even native attires, especially the ever-flowing agbada. No matter the event, The Accountant, as he’s fondly called, turns up in…
10 Aug 2018
Eminent Nigerians, including Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and his Ogun State counterpart, Ibikunle Amosun, yesterday celebrated the doyen of the accounting profession in Africa...
30 Nov 2017
At 98, Pa Akintola Williams’ love for Nigeria still burns. The doyen of the Accountancy profession demonstrated it yesterday at the Metropolitan Club, Victoria Island...
21 Sep 2017
The Doyen of Accounting in Nigeria, Akintola Williams; Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote and Chairman of Zinox Technologies, Leo Stan Eke are among eminent professionals and business leaders to be honoured at the investiture ceremony of Ahmed Rufai Mohammed.
25 Aug 2017
Earlier this week the Nigerian Bar Association kicked off its 57th annual general conference themed, African Business: penetrating through institution building.


Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, has joined issues with his ex-wife, Precious Chikwendu, at the Federal High Court, Abuja.
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NAIROBI, Kenya, October 26, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- A lack of automation can undermine an organisation’s efforts for greater efficiency and profitability and leave decision-makers blind to real-time information about the business. Data suggests up to 22% of a typical employee’s time is spent on repetitive tasks, with up to 10 errors per 100 steps in manual…
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EVENT: Please join us on Friday, October 29, 2021, for a digital press briefing with U.S. Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will discuss her trip to Mali, Niger, and Gabon. DETAILS: Speaker: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United NationsDate: Friday, October 29, 2021Time: 11:30 Johannesburg | 10:30 Libreville | 09:30 GMT |…
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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, on Tuesday, assented to the state’s amended Community Volunteer Guards Law.
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At least three Burkina Faso soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in an attack near the southern border with the Ivory Coast, security sources said on Tuesday.