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11 Aug
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with the nation’s doyen of accounting, Chief Akintola Williams, as he marked his 103rd birthday anniversary, Tuesday. In a statement by Media Adviser, Femi Adesina
25 May 2021
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.


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