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.…

I loved shoes so much, I walked into jail

Shoes. That is the reason I am in jail today. I have a thing for shoes; be it men shoes, women shoes, any kind of shoes. I just love them. I love smelling people’s feet in it. It helps me…

Obi never demolished mosques in Anambra -Northern police chiefs

Three former Commissioners of Police (CPs) in Anambra State during the tenure of Mr. Peter Obi as Governor, have exonerated him from the mischievous allegation of demolition of mosques and the sacking of non-indigenes, particularly northerners from the state being…

* 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,…

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