Legal Alerts
May 9, 2018

Abuja High Court Stops Area Councils From Imposing Tenement Rates

Introduction On 12th April 2018, Honourable Justice Valentine B. Ashi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory held […]
March 20, 2018

Implications of the Supreme Court Decision on the Imposition of Sales Tax & VAT

Introduction On 8th December 2017, in the case of A.-G. Lagos State v. Eko Hotels Limited & Anor (SC. 321/2007), […]
March 20, 2018

President Raises Tariffs on Tobacco and Alcoholic Beverages

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the upward review of excise duties payable on tobacco. The basis for calculating excise duty […]
March 9, 2018

Overview Of Land Use Charge Law 2018

Introduction The Lagos State Land Use Charge Law, 2018 (LUCL) is a law enacted to consolidate all property and land […]
March 6, 2018

Did the Supreme Court Just Overrule Okafor v. Nweke?

On 23rd February 2018, in the case of Heritage Bank Limited v. Bentworth Finance (Nigeria) Limited, the Supreme Court of […]
March 2, 2018

Consumption Tax: LIRS Introduces Electronic Revenue Assurance System

A few days ago, the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) announced plans to introduce an Electronic Revenue Assurance (ERA) […]
February 5, 2018

FHC Upholds Destination Principle Application on VAT Collection

Federal High Court Upholds Application of Destination Principle in VAT Collection for Non-Resident Suppliers in Nigeria   Introduction On 19th […]
November 12, 2017

Court Nullifies Sea Protection Levy

Court Nullifies Sea Protection Levy and Exempts Nigeria LNG Limited from Charges, Fees/Taxes Payable under The Nigerian Maritime Administration and […]
September 27, 2017

Court Validates Power of Local Governments to Collect Parking Permit Fees

Court Validates Power of Local Governments to Collect Parking Permit Fees From Owners Of Private, Non-Commercial Parks Introduction In July […]

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