For helping the federal government rake in N13.8 billion from tax evaders,14 whistle blowers have been rewarded with the sum of N439.276 million.
The informants tipped off government on the affected tax evaders ,Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun told reporters yesterday.
“The payment was made this week after the federal government received the sum of N13.8 billion from the affected tax evaders, mostly corporate organizations, based on tips from whistleblowers,” the minister said.
This reward is different from that given to those who provide information on stolen public funds. Read more