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.

Paul Usoro Challenge: A Bold Initiative at Advancing the Pro Bono Culture

Paul Usoro Challenge: A Bold Initiative at Advancing the Pro Bono Culture

 Though life was not perfect for 24-year old Jimi Oladapo, at least he managed to get by. A graduate of Accounting from the University of Benin, Oladapo eked out a living working as a machine operator in a plastic production factory. After three fruitless years of job hunting, he was forced to swallow his pride, put away his impressive university degree and take up his present job. While the job was hardly his preferred option, it was, at least, a stop-gap measure that guaranteed him daily bread.