Toyin Olakunri in her own words
Chief Mrs. Olutoyin Olusola Olakunri was born on November 4, 1937. She attended primary school in Nigeria, and completed her secondary and tertiary education in the United Kingdom.
ICAN, CIFIAN bicker over forensic auditors bill
The Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors of Nigeria (CIFIAN) yesterday faulted President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Ismaila Zakari’s move to prevent President Muhammadu Buhari from signing the CIFIAN bill.
NDIC paid N11.5b to creditors of failed banks in 2017, says MD
Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) paid N11.50 billion to depositors and other creditors of failed financial institutions in the country last year. The Managing Director and Chief Executive, Umaru Ibrahim, stated this during the NDIC Special Day at the Abuja International Trade Fair with the theme ‘Enhancing SMEs in Agribusiness through Innovative Technology', in partnership…
Buhari, others to speak on sustainable development at conference
President Muhammadu Buhari and other economic professionals are expected to speak on Nigerian sustainable development at the 48th annual accountants’ conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). The president will declare the conference open, while the Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, and the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Babatunde…
‘Minority shareholders need protection in governance code’
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), has called on authorities to provide clarifications as well as review some specific sections of the 2018 Corporate Governance Code, which could hinder its implementation in line with international best practices.
‘Why TETFund shouldn’t be extended to private institutions’
While Nigeria’s education sector is bedevilled with myriads of problems, the Vice Chancellor of Babcock University, Prof Ademola Tayo, has some cheery news.
ICAN chapter to focus on human capital development, policies for growth
The Chairman, Institute of Chartered Accounts of Nigeria (ICAN), Ikorodu and District Society, Oluniyi Odewale, has said that his administration would focus more on human capital development and policies that would move the district and the institute forward. Odewale, who disclosed this at the just concluded inaugural executive retreat organised by his district described ICAN…
Accountants move against bill on forensic, investigators auditors
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has condemned the consideration of a bill for the establishment of Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigators Auditors (CIFIAN) by the National Assembly. ICAN declared that forensic accounting is adequately covered within the scope of the training that the institute provides and therefore, the quest for a…
ICAN to launch assessment index in public sector
Days of laxity and non-dedication to duty in the nation’s public sector may soon be over, as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), on Friday...
Court sentences man to 2 years in prison for forging ICAN certificate
An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Friday sentenced Lebi-Ayodele James, a staff of the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation to two years in prison for forging the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) certificate. The judge, Justice Yusuf Halilu, who did not give the convict an option to pay…