19 Jul 2016

The Guardian Holds Its First Economic Tax Forum Series (PHOTOS)

From L-R: Toke Alex-Ibru, Executive Director, Guardian Newspapers Ltd; Theophilus Emuwa, Tax Partner, AELEX; Muda Yusuf, Director-General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, Chairman/Publisher, The Guardian; Ajayi Bamidele, Coordinating Director, Domestic Tax Group, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS); Chief Mark Dike, immediate past President, Chartered Institute of Taxation and Oluseye Arowolo, Tax Partner, Akintola Williams Deloitte

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:

From L-R: Oluseye Arowolo, Tax Partner, Akintola Williams Deloitte; Theophilus Emuwa, Tax Partner, AÉLEX; Ajayi Bamidele, Coordinating Director, Domestic Tax Group, FIRS; Chief Mark Dike, immediate past President, Chartered Institute of Taxation and Muda Yusuf, Director-General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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

1 comment:

  1. This is one of the things I need for my term paper, news regarding economic status. The fact that the story talked sustainability development and it is even the first economic tax forum is really important. While I am looking for some service to write my essay for free, I am researching on where and when is the next forum. I need to be updated so I can as well update my story regarding this matter.

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