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Senate wants suspension of new alcohol, tobacco tariff

The Senate on Tuesday asked the federal government to suspend the implementation of the excise tariff increment on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products – until all stakeholders have been consulted.

Senate asks federal government to suspend planned 500% increase in tariff on alcoholic beverages

The Senate yesterday directed the federal government to suspend the implementation of the proposed 500 per cent hike in excise tariff on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products.
The Corps Commander-Chief Executive Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement, Seni Ogunyemi

Ember months: TRACE boss tasks motorists, pedestrians on safety

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance And Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has urged the motoring public and other road users to be safety conscious, in order to stem road crashes during the yuletide period.
Patrick Anegbe

Expert calls for downward review of excise duty tariff

The Managing Director of Intercontinental Distillers Limited, Chief Patrick Anegbe, has appealed to the federal government to review downward, the over 500 per cent increase in excise duty on alcoholic beverages as being contemplated.

Federal government defends new excise duty on alcoholic drinks

The Federal Ministry of Finance said the new excise duty rates on alcohol and cigarettes, which came into effect on June 4, was not targeted at destroying local manufacturers.

Hoteliers: Increased excise duty rates on tobacco, alcohol will affect hospitality industry negatively

The Lagos Hoteliers Association on Tuesday appealed to the Federal Government to revisit the increment in excise duty rates on tobacco and alcoholic drinks.

Nigerians: New excise on alcohol, tobacco will curb addiction

Some Nigerians on Monday reacted to the new excise duties imposed by the Federal Government that consumers would pay more for alcoholic beverages they consumed and tobacco they smoke from today.

Nigeria’s new tax on tobacco, alcoholic drinks kicks off Monday

The new excise duty for alcoholic beverages and tobacco earlier approved by President Muhammadu Buhari will take effect from Monday, June 4, says the federal government.

Court asked to restrain finance minister from increasing tariffs on alcoholic beverages, tobacco

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has been approached to restrain the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, from implementing the recent increase in tariffs on alcoholic beverages and tobacco, which the ministry intends to implement from Monday June 4, 2018.

Police arrest manufacturer of fake wines, whiskeys

A suspected manufacturer of adulterated alcoholic beverages and liquors has been arrested by the police in Lagos.

Alcohol consumers, smokers to pay more as federal govt raises excise duty

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an amendment to the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco with effect from Monday, June 4, 2018 the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said.

President Buhari approves new excise duty rates for alcoholic drinks, cigarettes

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an amendment to the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco with effect from June 4, 2018.

Federal govt proposes higher tariff for cigarette, alcohol

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, is proposing increased tariff for cigarette and alcohol.

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