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Stakeholders raise eyebrows as NASS Joint ICT Committee allegedly hold secret hearing 

        An alleged move by the Joint Senate and House Committee on Information Communications Technology (ICT) to pass a controversial bill concerning the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has attracted harsh responses from the industry. The controversy began after an invitation for a public hearing and published in a daily on Thursday, December 22, 2022, fixed the hearing on Friday, December 23, 2022, indicating desperation by the Committee to pass the...

Special Report: Stamp Duty and its unending Controversies in Nigeria

      HISTORICAL BACKGROUND As far back as the early 1620s, the Netherlands introduced stamp duty in its search for more revenue to prosecute the war with Spain. Revenue collector, Johannes van den Brooks is, however, credited with the invention of Stamp duty as an instrument of revenue before it was adopted by the British in 1670. In Nigeria, it was introduced 1st of April 1939 as Ordinance 41 of 1939 (and subsequent amendments)...

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