The Federal Inland Revenue Service said it generated the sum of N4.9trn between January and November in the year 2021 from taxes for the Federation.
It further said out of the N4.9trn collected since the beginning of the year 2021, 77% representing N3.77trn was from non-oil sources, while oil revenue is 23% or N1.23trn.
It also unveiled its contact centre for the taxpayers to have access to the services of the agency by speaking with a call centre agent in various Nigerian languages to resolve identified challenges or problems.
The Executive Chairman of FIRS, Mr. Muhammad Nami, made this known to people in Abuja, FCT, at a National Symposium on “Taxation and Challenges of External Shocks: Lessons and Policy Options for Nigeria.”
The programme was organised by the FIRS in collaburation with Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.