Legal Alerts
November 28, 2018

Supreme Court of Nigeria Holds That It Can Exercise Original Jurisdiction on Disputes Between the States and the Federation Arising From Production Sharing Contracts

Introduction On 20th July 2018, the Supreme Court held that its original jurisdiction can be invoked in instances where the […]
November 22, 2018

Turnover Assessment: Tax Treatment of Recharges under Companies Income Tax Act

ABSTRACT The object of this article is to examine the Tax Treatment of Recharges on Assessment based on Turnover (Turnover […]
November 7, 2018

Federal Government Launches Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme

On Monday, 8th October 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari signed an executive order (EO 008) launching the Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization […]
August 30, 2018

FHC Holds That It Is Utra-Vires The Powers Of The TAT To Classify As Royalty, Payments Classified By The Minister As Penalty For Gas Flaring

Introduction Once again, the vexed issue of the tax treatment of gas flaring penalties paid by companies that flare associated […]
August 20, 2018

Legal Issues Arising From The Appointment Of Banks As Agent For Tax Collection By FIRS

Introduction Recently, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) notified some commercial banks in Nigeria that they are to act as agents […]
July 26, 2018

Federal High Court Upholds Power of States to Regulate Siting of Telecommunication Infrastructure

Federal High Court Upholds Power of States to Regulate Siting of Telecommunication Infrastructure Introduction On 30th May 2018, the Federal […]
July 10, 2018

LAGS High Court Upholds The Right Of A Taxpayer To Challenge Any Tax Assessment At The High Court

LAGS High Court Upholds the Right of a Taxpayer to Challenge Any Tax Assessment at the High Court Even When […]
May 25, 2018

Federal High Court Holds it’s Illegal to Flare Gas Without Written Permission of the Minister for Petroleum

Federal High Court Holds That it is Illegal for Companies to Flare Gas Without the Written Permission of the Minister […]
May 18, 2018

Statement on Oath Voided For Non-compliance With Section 13 Oaths Act

Recently, the Court of Appeal in GTB Plc v. Abiodun (2017) LPELR -42551 (CA)  held that a statement on oath […]

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