A Review of the Regulation and Taxation of the Gaming Industry in Nigeria Part 1

A Review of the Regulation and Taxation of the Gaming Industry in Nigeria Part 1

The gaming industry in Nigeria is one with enormous potential for revenue generation. However, the prospect of realizing this potential is seriously hindered by the lopsided policies of regulation and taxation in the industry. This two part study attempts to critically examine the current state of the industry by reviewing the regulatory framework for gaming in Nigeria as well as adopting a highlighting the applicable taxes in that industry and juxtaposing with what obtains in advanced jurisdictions.

Court Restrains Lagos, Ogun, From Interfering With Operations Of Lottery Companies

Court Restrains Lagos, Ogun, From Interfering With Operations Of Lottery Companies

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has restrained Lagos and Ogun governments from disrupting operations of lottery companies in their states for allegedly operating without licenses. Justice Mohammed Idris held that it would be illegal to stop the lottery companies from operating over allegations that they have not obtained state’s licenses when they had earlier been licensed by the Federal Government.

Control Lawless FIRS Officials, Lawyer Warns Kemi Adeosun

Control Lawless FIRS Officials, Lawyer Warns Kemi Adeosun

former chairman of the NBA Warri branch, Mr. John Aikpokpo-Martins has written a note of warning to the federal government agency, FIRS. This letter was written because of the lawless behaviour of some FIRS officials towards his client’s property when there is already a pending dispute over tax to be paid.