UN names Fowler member of global tax committee

FIRS Boss, Babatunde Fowler   The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Antonio Guteress, has named the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Tunde Fowler, as a member of the International Experts Committee on Tax Matters. The committee has 25 members worldwide. Fowler’s appointment was conveyed by the Minister Plenipotentiary of Nigeria Permanent Mission, […]

US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout

The Trump administration has issued its first written notification that the US intends to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. But in the notice to the United Nations the US state department said Washington would remain in the talks process. President Donald Trump drew international condemnation in June when he first announced the US […]

Nigeria Senate President congratulates new UN scribe, Guetteres

President of the Nigeria Senate, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the newly elected Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guetteres. According to a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuf Olaniyonu, Saraki, in a personal letter to the new scribe, described him as a global citizen and statesman. The senate president expressed […]