Rivers government seals NDDC headquarters over tax evasion
The Rivers State government has sealed-off the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in Port Harcourt over alleged N1.8 billion tax evasion. Leader of the state Internal Revenue Board’s enforcement team, Ndenbo Manson, said the commission failed to remit taxes to the state government for several years. The Guardian learnt that the revenue…
Oyo shuts bank, hotels, firms over tax evasion
The Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue, yesterday, sealed off no fewer than 15 companies for allegedly failing to pay their taxes and levies.
Tax evasion: Customers groan as 3 banks remain sealed in Benue
Customers of Access Bank, UBA and Ecobank in Benue have continued to groan following the seal up of their premises by the Board of Internal Revenue Service (BIRS), over alleged tax default. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the banks were sealed along with three other financial institutions on April 18, by the…
Forum begins scheme to curb tax evasion in ECOWAS
The West African Tax Administration Forum (WATAF) has flagged off initiatives that would curtail tax avoidance and evasion in the sub- region as part of measures to mobilize needed resources for the development of their countries. Already, Nigeria has volunteered to share its latest technological know-how with other member countries to realise the mandate of…
Reps probe lottery operators over alleged tax evasion
The House of Representatives yesterday ordered an investigation into the activities of the licensed lottery operators in the country from 2000 to date over alleged non-payment of taxes and fees. The order was given after adopting a motion sponsored by Mr. Abdulrazak Sa’ad Namdas during plenary session presided over by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. The…
Enugu seals eight banks over tax evasion
Enugu State government has sealed eight banks for failure to remit to its coffers about N1billion in withholding taxes said to have accrued since 2007.
Lagos seals 18 hotels, event centres over N91m tax evasion
Men of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) have closed 18 hotels, restaurants and event centers for failing to pay their taxes under the Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant Consumption Laws of Lagos State, 2009.