Objective of this seminar is to educate JMI members and the general public on the nitty-gritty of the Finance Act 2019 and its influence on the ease of doing business in Nigeria

Finance Act 2019 and Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria

Keynote Speaker

Mr. Muhammad M. Nami, FCTI, FCNA, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service

Mr Muhammad, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), is a well-trained Tax, Accounting and Management professional with highly rated qualifications and professional practice and licenses from relevant professional bodies, has almost three decades of practical working experience in Auditing, Tax Management and Advisory and Management services to clients in the banking, manufacturing, services and public sectors as well as non- profit organizations


Prof Abiola Sanni, BL, LLM, PhD, FCTI, Chairman Tax Policy Implementation Committee

Finance Act 2019 and 7 Tax Extent Laws: What Professionals should know

Prof. Abiola Sanni is a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria with 29 years post call experience. He is a Fulbright Fellow and a holder of a doctorate degree (Ph.D) of the University of Lagos in Commercial Law (Tax Law) where he occupies an endowed Chair as the Lagos State Professor of Tax & Fiscal Matters

Nigerian Business Outlook in the regime of Finance Bill


Mr. Muda Yusuf, Director General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)

Muda Yusuf is the Director General of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries (LCCI). He holds degrees in Economics from the University of Ilorin and the University of Lagos. Passionate about private sector development and a strong private sector advocate, he has played active roles in public private partnerships on all levels of government

Panel Discussant 1

Dr. Titilayo Eni-Itan Fowokan, PhD, FCA, FCTI
Group Head, Tax Dangote Industries Ltd

Panel Discussant 2

Yomi Olugbenro, Partner and West Africa Tax Leader, Deloitte 

Titilayo Eni-Itan Fowokan is currently the Group Head, Strategic Tax and Compliance, Dangote Industries Limited. She is involved in trainings and capacity building in taxation, accounting, fraud examination and internal controls

Yomi Olugbenro is the West Africa Tax Leader at Deloitte. He is an alumnus of The University of Manchester (UK) and Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

Chairman of the Day

Mallam Isma’ila M. Zakari, mni, FCA Past President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria

Mallam Zakari, a Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) is a versatile and professionally qualified Chartered Accountant with sufficient working experience in the areas of Auditing and Investigation, Accounting and Management Control Systems, Financial Management, Corporate and Personal Tax Consulting, Banking and Management of small and medium scale manufacturing outfits

Special Guests of Honour

Mazi Nnamdi Anthony Okwuadigbo, BSc, FCA President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
Dame Olajumoke Simplice, FCTI, FCNA,
President, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria


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