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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is more than a footballer, he’s a multi-national business

With huge revenues, a colossal audience on social media, sponsors queuing up, and his brand on products from hotels to underwear, Cristiano Ronaldo has long been more than just a football player.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Oyo government seals Adebayo Alao-Akala’s property in Ibadan

The Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue on Thursday sealed a property belonging to former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala of the state, over alleged non-compliance with tax payment.
European Union - Pixnio

EU countries still losing billions in VAT due to fraud

EU member states lost almost 150 billion euros (177 billion dollars) in Value Added Tax revenues in 2016, with a third of that estimated to be due to fraud, the European Commission announced on Friday.
KENYA RIO SELFIE

Kenya set to introduce tax on selfie and roving preachers

Kenya is set to impose tax on street preaching, taking phone photos commonly known as selfies and hawking of food on the streets.

Ugandan civic groups file suit challenging social media tax

Ugandans pay 200 shillings (0.0517 dollars) per day to access Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube, Skype and other phone apps under the tax introduced on Sunday.

Nigeria wants to stop being lax about tax

Paying income tax used to be a joke in Nigeria which, no wonder, has the worst tax to GDP ratio in sub-Saharan Africa.

Vice President Osinbajo: Number of tax compliant Nigerians now 19 million

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the number of tax compliant Nigerians has increased by five million to stand at 19 million from the 14 million earlier recorded.

President Buhari extends VAIDS deadline to June 30

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme to June 30.

South Sudan shuts dowm telecom firm Vivacell

South Sudan has shutdown telecom operator Vivacell over a tax dispute.

Donald Trump presses EU on trade barriers in tit-for-tat

President Donald Trump renewed his demand Saturday that the European Union halts its trade barriers to US products in order to spare his allies new steel and aluminum tariffs.

Donald Trump’s economic adviser to quit over planned controversial tariffs

US White House National Economic Council Director, Gary Cohn, is set to resign from his post following President Donald Trump’s planned tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium.

VAIDS: Data, information-sharing agreements will expose tax dodgers – experts

Tax defaulters and prospective taxpayers have been advised to seize the opportunity provided by the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme or risk having themselves exposed through data and a series of information-sharing agreements to which Nigeria is a signatory.

How Nigeria can get tax systems right – Ex-FIRS chief Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru

Former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Mrs Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru has said that Nigeria could only get its tax system right by including tax in its education curriculum.

N-Power announces end date for online test

N-Power has announced that its online assessment test will end on August 31.

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UK lawmakers block suspension of member accused of sexual harassment

Britain’s upper House of Lords on Thursday voted to block the suspension of a parliamentarian who allegedly tried to force a woman to sleep with him in exchange for a promotion.
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Magnus Abe: Politicians will plunge Rivers into violence

The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
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MTN fine: BMO tells senate to face its core duties

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the Senate to desist from interfering with the executive in running of state affairs but to concentrate more on its duties of providing adequate legislation for the growth of the nation.

Educationist urges continued advocacy to end exam malpractice

Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.
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Yemi Osinbajo: People Money, entrepreneurship banks underway soon

To boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will soon establish People Money and Entrepreneurship Banks.