GTBank nets N45bn Profit in First Quarter

The Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, GTBank, has released its financial performance for the first quarter ended March 31, recording a profit after tax, PAT, of N44.670 billion compared to N41.471 billion in the corresponding …

Birthdays

Udoma Udo Udoma, lawyer, and politician, 61, February 26. Born in Aba, Abia State, he was educated at King’s College, Lagos, 1966-1972; Oxford University, England, 1973-1977; Nigerian Law School, 1977-1978. He became a lecturer in law, University of Lagos, 1978-1980; senior partner, Udo Udoma …

FIRS to Curb Tax Evasion

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, is putting a mechanism in place to curb tax evasion in the country in order to boost the revenue of government. This mechanism, it said, would plug every loophole and put an end to the problem of dwindling revenue, especially as the cost of crude oil has fallen …

Birthdays

Chukwuemeka Wogu, former minister of labour and productivity, politician and administrator, 50, January 29. Born in Umuahia, Abia State, he holds a first degree in Law from Abia State University; Masters in Public Administration, MPA, and MSc in Public Policy. A two-time commissioner representing Abia …