Nigeria’s most credible and trusted newspaper brand, The Guardian has extended its offerings with the introduction of Guardian Conferences and Masterclasses to its existing newspaper structure in a bid to diversify and extend its reach in to new markets.
According to Lady Maiden Ibru, Chairman of The Guardian Newspapers Limited, “The on-going reforms at the company aim at reflecting current realities, including the introduction of conferences and master classes to discuss national issues”.
With the maiden edition held in partnership with Akintola Williams Deloitte on Thursday, July 14th 2016 at The Civic Centre, the one-day Economic Forum Series on Tax brought together upwardly mobile professionals, accountants, lawyers, tax experts, industry and business thought leaders, key decision and policy makers and change agents who engaged in dynamic and critical discussions on the theme ‘Unlocking Nigeria’s Tax Revenue Potentials For Sustainable Development’.
“We feel tax revenues are critical to sustainable development because they provide governments with independent revenue for investing in development, reducing poverty and delivering public services, increasing state capacity, accountability and responsiveness to citizens”. - Lady Maiden Ibru, Chairman and Publisher,The Guardian.
Other Speakers at the forum include Dr Teju Somorin, President, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Seye Arowolo, Tax Partner, Akintola Williams Deloitte, Muda Yusuf, Director General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Babatunde Fowler, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), and Rotimi Omotosho, Registrar/ Chief Executive, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
This edition of The Guardian Conferences and Masterclasses was supported by Akintola Williams Deloitte, AELEX and FIRS.
For more information on upcoming Guardian Conference and Masterclasses, visit www.guardian.ng
See pictures below:
|Delegates and Theophilus Emuwa, Tax Partner, AÉLEX|
|Oluseye Arowolo, Tax Partner, Akintola Williams Deloitte (1st left) and Ajayi Bamidele, Coordinating Director, Domestic Tax Group, FIRS (2nd left)|
|Oluseye Arowolo, Tax Partner, Akintola Williams Deloitte|
|From L-R: Toke Alex-Ibru, Executive Director, Guardian Newspapers Ltd; Oluseye Arowolo, Tax Partner, Akintola Williams Deloitte and Jude Ndu, CCO, Guardian Conferences and Masterclasses|
|From L-R: Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, Chairman/Publisher, The Guardian and Ajayi Bamidele, Coordinating Director, Domestic Tax Group, Federal Inland Revenue Service|