Court dismisses MTN application challenging AGF’s probe of N242bn, $1.3bn Import Duty/Withholdg Tax

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, dismissed MTN Nigeria’s application challenging the legality of Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation (AHF) assessment of its import duty and withholding tax amounting to N242 billion and $1.3 billion respectively. The court presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Joseph Aneke, dismissed MTN application, while delivering ruling on the application challenging AGF to probe its accounts.  MTN had instituted the suit by a writ, dated September 10, 2018, challenging mainly, the legality of the AGF’s assessment of its import duties, withholding tax and value added tax in…

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Tourism, transport summit: A call for partnership to grow travel industry

Photo Caption: Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Aisha Abubakar at one of the exhibition stands The main hall of the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja was agog and ignited for two days with glowing colours and personalities drawn from across the twin sectors of tourism and transportation as well as allied sectors. It provided an explosive platform for discourse on the potential and challenges facing the growth of the two sectors that are of huge benefits to the nation’s economy. The occasion was the second edition of the annual National…

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