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February 2020
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ICTD hosts Ronald Waiswa and Michael Falade as Visiting Fellows at IDS

The ICTD is delighted to have hosted Ronald Waiswa and Michael Falade as Visiting Fellows at the Institute of Development Studies. Ronald Waiswa is a Research and Policy Analysis Supervisor at the Uganda Revenue Authority and has previously collaborated with the ICTD on ground-breaking research on taxing wealthy individuals and public sector agencies in Uganda….

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December 2019
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Researchers and policymakers gather to discuss tax and technology in Nigeria

On December 5 and 6th, members and stakeholders of the Nigerian Tax Research Network are gathered in Abuja for the Network’s third annual meeting on the theme “Revenue challenges online and offline: Bridging the digital divide in an analogue economy.” The theme of the meeting touches on several important issues. First is the ongoing work…

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5 December 2019 - 6 December 2019
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Nigerian Tax Research Network: Third Annual Meeting

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) is pleased to invite members to it’s 2019 meeting on December 5th and 6th at the FIRS Training School in Abuja. This event is hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The conference seeks to bring together stakeholders and showcase the best current research on the pressing challenges of taxation and revenue in…

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October 2019
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Research to Policy: NTRN research presented at the Nigeria Governors’ Forum

NTRN grantee Dr Abdulsalam Mas’ud participated in the Nigeria Governors’ Forum‘s (NGF) Internally Generated Revenue Peer Learning Event ‘The Imperative of Taxpayer Compliance in Financing the Future’ held at Wells Carlton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria. Dr Mark Abani led a session focusing on “Building a Taxpayer-centric service & Strengthening the Fiscal Social Contract” with the Commissioners…

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October 2019
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NTRN Coordinator visits University of Ife Tax Club

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) was invited to speak at the Tax Club at Obafemi Awolowo University of Ife (OAU). The OAU Tax Club is known to host the “Tax 180,” a platform for tax clubs across Nigeria. On September 24th, the club organised a “Tax Incubator” event with NTRN Coordinator, Michael Falade. A…

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October 2019
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Call for papers: Nigerian Tax Research Network Conference (Closed)

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) is pleased to invite submissions for research-based presentations at its 2019 meeting scheduled for December 5th and 6th at the FIRS Training School in Abuja, hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service. The conference seeks to bring together stakeholders and showcase the best current research on the pressing challenges of taxation and revenue in…

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October 2019
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Call for proposals: Tax Analysis and Policy-Oriented Research Capacity Building Programme (Closed)

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN), in partnership with the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), offer an enhanced programme of research capacity-building for researchers on tax and revenue outside of established academic high-level career paths. The programme will consist of seven modules spread throughout a year…

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May 2019
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Better Tax initiative launched in Nigeria

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) launched the Better Tax initiative on May 15th in Lagos. The initiative seeks to close knowledge gaps in fiscal policy and create a sustainable framework to actualise the Federal Government’s inclusive economic agenda. The IMF estimates that revenue collected in 2016 across all tiers of Government was only about…

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May 2019
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NTRN engages with University of Lagos students and researchers

On April 30th, the coordinator of the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN), Michael Falade, visited the University of Lagos to engage with faculty, students, and members of the UNILAG Tax Club. The purpose of the visit was to present the NTRN to the students and researchers, and to inform them of how they can join the network,…

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February 2019
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Call for research proposals: Nigerian Tax Research Network (Closed)

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN). The NTRN is an initiative of the ICTD funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The NTRN is a network of Nigerian researchers and practitioners, with the main objective of supporting…

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November 2018
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Nigerian Tax Research Network holds second annual meeting in Abuja

The Nigerian Tax Research Network recently held its second annual meeting on October 24th and 25th on the theme ‘Revenue Beyond Oil Reliance.’ The meeting was hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the FIRS Training School in Abuja. Over 80 participants attended the conference, which showcased current research on the pressing challenges…

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