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Nigeria’s CIT Rate Among Highest Globally – Oyedele

A leading tax expert, Mr. Taiwo Oyedele, has rated Nigeria’s company income tax rates as one of the highest globally and described the fiscal regime as a major disincentive to business growth in the country. Oyedele, who is also the Tax leader, PwC Nigeria, made the remarks at the weekend during the Finance Correspondents Association of […]

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CBN Appeals To Nigerians On Proposed VAT Rate Hike

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Friday appealed to Nigerians to show understanding on the proposal by the government to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) rate from 5% to 7.5% in view of the fiscal necessity to boost the nation’s non-oil revenue earnings to finance critical programmes of the […]

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CBN Retains 13.5% MPR, Promises To Intensify Financial Inclusion Drive

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) rose from its two-day meeting in Abuja on Friday with a decision to retain all the key benchmark interest rates. Specifically, the committee retained the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 13.5 percent and other lending rate indices, including the asymmetric corridor around the […]

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