Tag: Tax

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2016

Feyi Fawehinmi: Malaria taxes or basket water?

A few weeks ago at an event in Ghana, Tunde Fowler, Nigeria’s chief tax collector, said that a tax of N5,000 ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 26, 2016

Opinion: 3 tech products we need built in Nigeria

A few weeks ago Mark Zuckerberg came Nigeria sightseeing and checking up on his investments (Andela and the millions of ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 13, 2016

Opinion: Can Nigeria actually spend her way out of this recession?

by Olamide Eyinla It is no longer news that Nigeria’s economy has slid into a recession. By definition, recession is a ...

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ToluSeptember 6, 2016

5 reasons Nigerians should reject the proposed tax on mobile services

The Nigerian government recently proposed a bill to place a 10 percent tax on phone calls, SMS and internet data ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

SERAP says ‘NO’ to proposed FG’s tax on phone calls, data

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on Sunday rejected the plan by the Federal Government to impose a 10 ...

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AzeezJuly 20, 2016

Ebonyi is growing its IGR faster than others, Kwara is slowest

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated that the country has to diversify its economy from ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 27, 2016

Why Minister of Finance can’t guarantee full budget implementation

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said that there is no guarantee that the Federal Government would implement the ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMay 16, 2016

Opinion: Opposing the proposed Communication Service Tax

by Constance Azuru The proposed Communication Service Tax (CST) Bill is creating ripples among telecommunication consumers, in particular, and the Nigerian ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 5, 2016

Tinubu, Saraki and other relatives of politicians in #PanamaPapers

Several politicians, public officials and their relatives have been named in the newly released list of Nigerians involved in the ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 6, 2016

Hotel lodgers in Akwa Ibom to pay tax on alcohol consumption

In a bid to generate more revenue, the Akwa Ibom state government has announced that henceforth, tax will be paid ...

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Chude JideonwoFebruary 2, 2016

‘Who tax don epp?’ | Chude Jideonwo on taxation, governance, democracy and development

I remember being a law student at the University of Lagos. The law of taxation was my worst course. I ...

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Janeth JJune 22, 2015

NLNG pays whopping $1.62 billion tax money

Apparently, nobody wants to part with their money — not even for the benefit of the community or even the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 29, 2015

Jimi Agbaje says Fashola lied over tax evasion claims, shows proof (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju Reacting to the accusation of defaulting in tax payment, Jimi Agbaje Campaign Organisation, has released a letter ...

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Ada IgboanugoDecember 31, 2014

After the wedding, comes the debt – Solange’s tax evasion woes come knocking

Tax forces have come for Solange as a lien was filed 3 days after Solange and her husband Alan Ferguson ...

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YEditorAugust 17, 2014

Analysis: Nigerian churches already pay tax

by Adedayo Ademuwagun This year, there was a mixed public reaction when delegates at the National Conference proposed that churches ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 15, 2014

FIRS seals Ewekoro Power Plant over unpaid N114 million tax [DETAILS]

by Godwin Akanfe Officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Southwest, have sealed-off the Lagos office of Ewekoro Power ...

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March 29, 2014

Adaobi Okwy: The church and a certain type of ignorance (Y! Superblogger)

by Adaobi Okwy The Holy Book says that we perish because of our lack of knowledge and I believe this ...

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October 3, 2013

Opinion: PDP’s ‘sin’ tax is socialism, so what?

by Garba Shehu In line with this, government should expand the scope of the new tax, to cover those “sinful” ...

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September 8, 2013

Bishop Oyedepo watched as his church members assaulted OGTV crew – Ogun gov’t

For the second time, some members of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, better known as Winners Chapel have attacked another ...

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September 7, 2013

Give (not) unto Caesar: Church workers reportedly beat, detain Ogun gov’t officials over N2 million tax

Pandemonium broke out in Ota, in Ado-Odo-Ota Local Government Area of Ogun state  when some Church workers allegedly beat and ...

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July 18, 2013

Tax fraud: Former Super Eagles player, Taiye Taiwo to lose €600,000 Marseilles mansion

by Rachel Ogbu Former Super Eagles player Taiye Taiwo has been indicted for tax fraud in France, new reports say. ...

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January 20, 2013

We have resolved to prosecute tax defaulters – Fashola

The Lagos State government has said it needs more tax revenues to provide for and sustain the fast rising population ...

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January 16, 2013

Clampdown: Lagos sues 238 firms, reports 14,000 others to the police for tax evasion

No fewer than 238 court cases had been filed against companies and individuals by the Lagos State Government for defaulting ...

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October 25, 2012

Ugodre Talks Figures: How to efficiently use taxation to boost profits

by Ugodre Obi-Chukwu They both used equity to finance their business and no debts yet his brother made more money ...

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August 27, 2012

Jimoh Ibrahim’s statement is a ‘litany of lies’ – Ray Ekpu and others

by Isi Esene The spat between billionaire businessman, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim and the founding management board of Newswatch Magazine continued ...

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July 16, 2012

Ugodre Talks Figures: Why you could pay tax for using your computer to stream videos

So if computer screens can basically do the same thing TV screens do, can they now be taxed?? In Nigeria ...

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April 6, 2012

“Most of the social critics do not pay tax” – Jonathan charges as he launches new policy

by Lekan Olanrewaju “…most of the social critics who come on television, radio and write in the paper don’t pay tax.” ...

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April 1, 2012

Ugodre Talks Figures: How to avoid taxes in Nigeria

by Ugodre You know what they say; tax is the only constant thing in life along with rain. The Nigerian ...

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March 30, 2012

Opinion: Tax ’em all!

by Lucas Togan What is this entire hullabaloo about Bishop David Oyedepo launching an airline? If Christians don’t make exploits ...

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March 22, 2012

April Fools? Lagos State to clamp down on tax defaulters from 1st of April

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced it will begin to clamp down on tax offenders from the 1st ...

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