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Babatunde Fowler is Nigeria’s New “Tax Boss”

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Tunde-FowlerBabatunde Fowler has been announced as the new Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

The veteran banker and immediate past head of the Lagos State Board of Internal Revenue will serve as Acting Executive Chairman of FIRS until his appointment is confirmed by the Senate.

22 Comments

  1. Dami

    August 20, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    Another win for Tinubu . This is one of the people he wanted appointed

    • Author Unknown

      August 21, 2015 at 12:51 am

      Maybe, maybe not. This could be where he gets caught (under Buhari’s watch)

    • Joke

      August 21, 2015 at 6:32 am

      Caught doing his job? You & Noone else can prove otherwise. Nigerians hate to see other people living well. They automatically have to be stealing. God have mercy on your judging soul.

  2. Lezxy

    August 20, 2015 at 10:35 pm

    Omawunmi’s Boo

    • Tee_ller

      August 22, 2015 at 11:19 pm

      Omawumi akinnifesi, I know right.

  3. Olu

    August 20, 2015 at 10:50 pm

    Rich getting richer. ..Nigeria

    • Joke

      August 21, 2015 at 6:33 am

      Get yourself a good career and join the “rich” . Stop sitting back & judging!

    • Busarni

      August 21, 2015 at 8:38 am

      @Joke; this one you are attacking people anyhow; Is he your sugar Pie? Side eyes; take a chill pill abeg, before we burst your bubble here…. awon oniranu osi

    • Fashionista

      August 21, 2015 at 12:23 pm

      Co-sign what Busarni said, he most definitely is your sugar pie. Are you kidding me??!!! Tunde Fowler in cahoots with Tinubu looted BILLIONS in bribes and whatnot in Lagos state. How Buhari could appoint him is beyond me. After three terms in Lagos State, now Federal and we are supposedly “fighting” corruption? okay now, kontinu.

  4. Candy

    August 20, 2015 at 11:30 pm

    “Here’s a car for you” “here’s a car for you”……some lekki girl just hammered!

    • Fashionista

      August 21, 2015 at 12:24 pm

      LOOL!

  5. sue

    August 21, 2015 at 2:08 am

    Oh my my!!!!! Is this the change????? This is another of Tinubus minions …… stealing and corruption in abundance!!!! Epic fail…..

  6. Lilo

    August 21, 2015 at 2:14 am

    Sai buhari ‘ s anti corruption witch hunt is starting to look one kind o…Tunde fowler for FIRS. Naija don enter one chance for real.

    • observer

      August 21, 2015 at 9:57 am

      For this daily curse position Booohari has appointed a non Hausa to be abused and cursed daily!
      Yet for all the easy and auto juicy appointment it goes to buhari kinsmen!!!

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      Standing akimbo watching!!!

  7. Fasholaslover

    August 21, 2015 at 2:56 am

    Haba Buhari, Minini? Tunde Fowler Faa? Nigerians di enter one chance! Now we should be prepared for the Air we breathe to be taxed to fund the extravagant lifestyles of the thieves and famous. Campaign expenses are about to be recouped.

  8. frank

    August 21, 2015 at 8:00 am

    We should not shy away from protesting against any for of harassment to get tax to the disadvantage of the people to favour the few, Mr fowler I expect you come t review the tax law base on practical happenings in the open market not by theory of the books

  9. me

    August 21, 2015 at 8:17 am

    Bubari’s first wrong decision, when it comes to appointment. The masses haven’t complained till now….. I think this appointment should be revoked immediately, except baba has a plan.

  10. kk

    August 21, 2015 at 8:46 am

    We Nigerians have entered ONE CHANCE 🙁 …..Kai

  11. Olori Tari

    August 21, 2015 at 9:57 am

    The Fowler himself ? forget his other traits, he knows about this tax business ? SAI BABAAA

    • Anon

      August 21, 2015 at 2:56 pm

      I agree and it will be more difficult for him to misappropriate funds at the federal level.

      Sound bite – He will “upgrade them” from Yaris cars to Camry cars!

  12. Wade

    August 21, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    Baba Fowler knows what he is doing o. I do not believe he would accept this position and think he could get away with theft on the federal level. You broke miserable people should go make a difference in your community instead of whining like bitches on a blog. Misery, hatred and LAZINESS dwells in Naija. Find or create your own lane and master it.

    • Flaming

      August 21, 2015 at 10:43 pm

      Omo Baba Olowo! @ Wade, people like you are usually from the gutter! Defending the un defendable. Pls. who is this your rich father? People who come from money are usually very refined. You are not. Except of course your father is olowo “ojiji” aka naija politician. Even at that, one generation after, your ole father, poverty and ruin is the lot of people like you.

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