The trouble with tax in churches and mosques – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Some hotheads in Nigeria have made some noises on the need to collect taxes from churches and mosques. Controversial issues do not come any greater than this irreverent call for churches and mosques to pay tax to the government. The…

Over 2000 buildings may go as Akinole-Oshiun family takes possession of land in Lagos (DailyTrust)

Anxiety, confusion and shock have taken over many residents, business and property owners at Agidingbi in Ikeja, Lagos when the Akinole-Oshiun family took over possession of 398 acres of land following a Supreme Court judgement which ruled in their favour.…

Propagate our achievements, Lai Mohammed urges Churches (Vanguard)

The Federal Government has appealed to Churches and other religious organisations to use their platforms to propagate the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari led Administration. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the appeal at his…

* Lagos may tax churches, mosques (SUN) * LASG moves against sexual harassment in workplaces (Punch)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY  NEWS UPDATE AUGUST 1, 2018   Lagos may tax churches, mosques (SUN) The Lagos State Government has said there is a likelihood of religious institutions engaging in business transactions to pay taxes. Commissioner for Home Affairs, Abdulateef Abdulhakeem,…

9 things to know about the new Land Use Charge Law – Toni Kan

The biggest news in Lagos is the Land Use Charge Law 2018. The simplest summary is that LASG is going to charge property owners between 200 and 500% more and it will mean a hike in rents for Lagos tenants.…

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