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In a meeting attended by nine governors and seven deputy Governors, The Forum expressed support for the collection of the Value Added Tax by states. The governors made their positions known on Thursday, during their meeting in Enugu on Thursday. The disagreement over VAT started last month when the Federal High Court sitting in Port […]

The Nigeria Customs Service has been accused by a business woman Adetoro Olowe, of selling off a vehicle she imported from the United States of America, and whose duties she had fully paid for. Our correspondence gathered that sometime in 2019, Olowe imported a Mercedes Benz Dodge Sprinter with chassis number WD5PD644345651104, but could not […]

A standard gauge rail being planned from Kano State in Nigeria to Maradi in Niger Republic is one of the projects the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), plans to fund with the fresh external loans he is asking the National Assembly to approve for his regime. Buhari had asked the National Assembly to approve […]

The Delta State Police Command has confirmed through the police public relation officer of delta state Bright Edafe that at least one person was shot dead as violence erupted in Ughelli Kingdom in Delta State as the community observes its annual festival. Our correspondence gathered that several people sustained varied degrees of injuries in the […]

All eyes are once again on Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United aims make amends for a shock Champions League defeat to Young Boys when the Premier League leaders head to West Ham on Sunday. Second-placed Chelsea are behind United only on goals scored and will look to extend their unbeaten start in a London derby […]

Nigeria has remained unmoved in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of September as they retained their 34th position in the latest ranking was released on Thursday. In Africa, the Super Eagles maintained their fifth position, while Tunisia are 25th in the world and second on the continent behind Senegal, who are Africa’s number […]

Of the 85,264.8 Metric Tonnes of Liquefied Petroleum Gas consumed in the country in August, 38,040.46MT were imported. This was made available to newsmen on Thursday in a statement issued by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency The statement signed by its Executive Secretary, Abdulkadir Saidu, said that in August, a total of 85,264.803 metric […]

The Lagos State Inland Revenue Service has said it is ready for Value Added Tax collection. It disclosed this in an answer to a question raised during the LCCI’s ‘SMEGroup Workshop on Assisting MSMEs with Regulatory Compliance’ that held on Thursday. When asked about VAT, Assistant Director of Taxes, LIRS, Adetola Olanrewaju, said, “The case […]

The Debt Management Office has disclosed that Nigeria is back in the International Capital Market after about three years with a plan to raise at least $3bn from Eurobond issuance. This was contained in a statement titled ‘Nigeria back at International Capital Market with Eurobond offer’ issued by the DMO’s spokesperson, Chinenye Onu, on Thursday. […]

In early September, a Moscow court ruled that neither Google, nor its Russian equivalent Yandex, may show results for the search term “Umnoje golosowanije,” or “vote smart” in Russian. The decision is the culmination of a lawsuit in which a sheep wool trader from southern Russia, who had patented the term, sought to protect the […]

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