FIRS To recruite 1,250 Staff Across Nigeria In 2016

FIRS recruitment 2016
FIRS recruitment 2016

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), as part of its plan to increase its workforce, has disclosed that it will be recruiting 1,250 persons across Nigeria as soon as the service receives its budget from President Buhari.

Mr. Babatunde Fowler, the executive director of FIRS, while disclosing this yesterday during his appearance before the Senate committee on Finance at the National Assembly, said:

“Basically what we are discussing is 2016 budget and within the budget, we do have provision for recruitment of staff in terms of staff expansion; and in total we are expected to recruit about 1,250 and we have not started and that process will start once the budget have been approved,” Mr Fowler said.

While giving his statement, Mr Flow lamented the non-payment of tax by Nigerians, saying only 10% of the country’s citizen’s pay their dues, Naij reports.

“We were in Kano earlier this week and the Emir spoke to all Muslims that payment of tax that is not against Islam. But we have people in different languages with different ideas and as a tax body we have to make sure that we can educate everyone,” the tax official said.

“We have running jingles in all major languages in Igbo, Yoruba Hausa, Pidgin English and once we sensitise the public and you understand what needs to be done, then you can start enforcement or start expecting people to pay tax; that is the media campaign.”

Mr Folwer went on to call on the House of Assembly to help the FIRS meet its targets, saying the service needs all the help it can get at less than 10% of VAT is remitted back to the state.

“If those people who are benefiting from Nigeria and actually have love for Nigeria, they can do the right thing by paying their taxes because in paying taxes, you are empowering government to provide service,” Mr Fowler said.

“We intend to make sure that we get at least a 90% compliance over the last few months we have added over 362,000 new tax payers and then our job is just to make sure that we enforce payment.”

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  • Raphael Udonna

    That’s a good move by the FIRS. We’ll be waiting for the recruitment. I hope the budget is approved soonest.



  • Onyinyechi Ada okere

    I wish i will be one of those this employment will favour. So help me God.

  • Zainab usman ahmed

    Wow!its so good to hear,eagerly waiting for the commencement…may it favour us In Shaa Allah.

  • Ajayi Olayinka Akeem

    That’s a good move by the firm. I will like to be one of the staff. God help me

  • Good news from the FIRS….we are expecting something good from you people may God help us……………….

  • i will be expecting ur advert o.

  • Atumba Bem

    I hope it should favour me too. God hear my prayers please

  • Olatunji .F. Dikirie

    Oh God let mr Tunde fowler period of employment favor me.I hope to stop the riding of Okada this year as a graduate.

  • Olatunji .F. Dikirie

    God let Mr Tunde Fowler period favor me,to get employment in FIR

  • Olatunji .F. Dikirie

    God let me be employ in FIR

    • Umar

      Pls when x online notify me.

  • Goodluck

    I’m waiting,may God help us all

  • Merely a smiling visitor here to share the love (:, btw great layout.

  • Z. G. Dashe

    Pls what are the requirements

  • yetunde

    amen ooo…me too God

  • Umar

    i pray it should favour us inshallah

  • Moses Francis

    Please Notify me when it is time,am very very interested on it

  • oyeananam chidinma

    pls i seriously need this job

  • Mbah Nnenna Tressy

    Seriously I need this job

  • Samuel eze

    I need this job God help me

  • Titilayo
  • Auditor omoola adekunle
  • Endurance . A

    Am eager to work for my dear country. I need this job. Please, keep me posted on the up-date.

  • OBK

    Please notify me via email when it’s time to start the recruitment. Regards.

  • Fabamise Funke

    pls,i need d job,kindly notify me immediately.

  • Kehinde Fabusuyi

    Kindly let me know when they start recruiting please…… I’m interested and qualified

  • Abdul Sherifat

    Pls keep me inform when they start the recruitment

  • Olayiwola Olufemi B.

    Please, kindly notify me when they start recruitment

  • Nduka Obinna

    I’m keenly interested. Please, keep me informed.

  • Obioha Obiageri

    please am interested in the job, kindly inform me…….thanks.

  • Lawal Rotimi

    I will like to know the time of there recruitment…because I’m seriously in need of Job

  • Chimueze. Peter

    am aware it has started and I registered from the Recruit officer signed by FG. officer Bayo

    • Ochije Peace Chigozie

      Please how did you get the form

  • Attom jibrin

    Am a Nigerian and I need the job…kindly notify me if you have started…longlive Nigeria,longlive nigerians

  • Ochije Peace Chigozie

    Please keep me informed when the recruitment starts.

  • Olayemi saminu
  • james

    pls wot qualification is needed for dis job

    • sunny B

      i will get this job

  • Williams

    When are you people starting,I m interesting in this job,and which qualification is needed

  • Williams

    I will be happy to join FIRS

    • please I hope u keep well posted if the exercise is commence thank u.

      • please u may keep me posted when it come to the crunch and please what is the qualification.

  • Williams

    Where can i get the FIRS Application form

    • Aliyu labbo

      Where i can get form,i am very happy to join our team.


    Wen precisely is FIRS commencing Deir recruitment exercise cos I see myself solving problems and part of d body bringing its corporate objectives to lite.

  • Aliyu labbo

    I am very happy to join your the team.please sir inform me when the excersice begin.

  • Ahmad Salame

    Don’t be rush my friends, can this be possible?


    I’m really interested to work with you as a Nigerian to generate more revenue for my their country Nigeria

  • OkULU

    Am interested………. When is applications collections?

  • please kee me posted when it come to the crunch and what ur qualification.

  • Linus

    I m interested in joining firs, pls wat is the requirement sir?

  • ruth

    I want to join,what do I need to do sir

  • harold turay

    I would love to join,So how do we go about it sir.Thnk you

  • James

    Please am very much interested to join firs. How do get Employ?

  • Adelabu Adebowale T

    good moring FIRS. I have keen interest to work with FIRS

    • Wombo Sandra

      Goodmorning Mr President. I am a born tax collector, hardworker that will bring You good results. Pls employ Me and U wldnt regret it. Wombo Sandra from Benue state. God Bless.

  • Lord George La’ah

    Please what is your recruitment bases, is it by God fatherism or by connection through high rank government officers?

  • Akin tunde Eniola

    Good evening sir, what are the requirement for this post sir.l am interested in this job.l am an NCE HOLDER

  • Uchendu Chibuikem

    Please, I want to work with fIRS… How do i apply?

  • Sandra

    Pls am interested sir. Good morning

  • daramola david

    Am willing to work for FIRS, how do i apply and be shortlisted for interview

  • Gift Eugene

    I am willing to join sir what are the basic requirement? sir

  • Igeolu

    I wish to join pls can i know the requirement sir

  • Musa Mohd Agye

    Seriously wished to serve ur org. deligently & above all t r a n s p a r e n t l y… How do i joined? I hold in bus. admin.

  • Sunday emmanuel opeyemi

    I wish to contribute my quota to transform FIRS better,pls how will fortunate.


    I deem it fit to be part of the organisation when recruitment determined to put my best in assurance of growth ad development.i have HND on banking ad finance.

  • John Paul

    Wish to be part of your winning team currently working with a bank as DSA, how do I apply please thanks

  • Egya Abdullahi Adamu

    I’m Environmental Health Officer and I hold HND, am I permitted to apply under this job?


    I am writing to commend and appreciate the leaderdhip of this organization for the bold step there are taking to ensure compliance in the payment of tax.
    pls is it possible to submit CV in your office?

  • jamilu wasagu

    Submit CV in you office

  • Dahiru Adamu

    i am glad to had it,i hold diploma in public administraion.I fill it when start filling.

  • adewale

    I am happy to hear this because I always have it in mind to work with d federal govt in letting d public know the importance of paying their tax and I will be glad if given this opportunity in achieving d dream by putting all my best in d betterment of our country. I will love to apply when d exercise will be starting. I am an hnd holder in accounting

  • Isiguzo Lucky C.

    honestly, this is wonderful, I av it in mind to work efficiently with federal govt, I would love to apply when the exercise commence…. thanks, I hold B.Sc in banking and finance with Second Class Honours Upper Division .

  • chuks

    grateful for your concern towards the unemployed youths I would also love to apply when the exercise commence thanks…

  • David Odiah

    I just wish I could get a job.

  • Williams

    waiting for the job

  • Williams

    waiting for the job. Thank you

  • Okpala Martin

    I wish I will get the job to serve my country selflessly

  • juliet

    wish it will hapon soon

  • Isaac

    i need this job

  • Ibrahim Abbas

    I hope I will get this job to showcase my readiness to serve this country diligently.So God help me,Aamiyn.

  • I wish And pray for Allah to Choose a suitable job for me. Thanks


    We thanks Allah for this programme, i like this jobs.


    Great Nigeria, Great pmb we wish you all the best you and osinbajo.

  • Adewole

    Oh Lord, I pray for your mercy and favour when the time of firs recruitment exercise commence. So help me God, amen.

  • gerry

    please i want to be part of this tnx


    Good Afternoon Mr. Tunde Fowler, I AKPO, NWIIBARI B.M. is sent by your Friend (God) to obtained a position in your reputable firm. Thanks and be blessed.


    i need this job o god.

  • George

    I need this job ooooo God, I really wanna be part of this , the kind of job that can challenge my mental ability

  • Oduka Chinyeaka

    I need this job please. Thank you

  • salisu

    when the form will be ready?

  • Ayilara Ruth Omowunmi

    pls, I still don’t understand the method of application. The portal isn’t opened after it was said to be opened today 29th of August 2016.

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