The federal government of Nigeria through FIRS has shut down Nicon Luxury Abuja over non-payment of tax, Guests were about entering the hotel this morning for a PDP function when they discovered that the hotel had been sealed, though meeting between the hotel management and a team of FIRS staff waa still going on as at the time we left, but activities had been suspended, Nicon luxury Abuja is owned by Bar Jimor Ibrahim
A few weeks back we did a story on his crumbling empire but his agents denied the story. Two weeks after the story he closed down the daily newspaper, Daily Need watch which he bought over about two years ago. As at the time of its closure some of the staff were being owed sixteen months salaries. He drected most of them to come to Lagos where they signed off sixty percent and were paid forty percent and all disengaged. Some were not lucky as they could not even get a dime before the money in his account got exhausted and they had to stop issuing cheques. Till date the fate of such staff with the outstanding sixteen months salaries remain undecided.