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PHOTO CAPTION: Donald Chika Denwigwe, SAN (middle) lead counsel to Government of Rivers State and Ken C.O. Njemanze, SAN (left) briefing journalists after the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt on Monday declared FIRS collection of Value Added Tax in Rivers State unconstitutional.

Court Stops FG from Collecting VAT, Personal Income Tax

Court Stops FG from Collecting VAT, Personal Income Tax

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has declared that it is not the place of the Federal Inland Revenues Service to collect Value Added Tax, VAT, and personal income tax, PITA. In a suit brought by the Rivers State Government, the court, presided over by Justice Stephen Dalyop Pam, also issued an order

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Court Nullifies House Summons On Diezani

 A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the summons of the House of Representatives on the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The House had summoned Alison-Madueke in order to probe her alleged waste of public funds on the use of chartered jets for unofficial purposes. Justice Ahmed Mohammed on Wednesday, December 17,

Tambuwal Suit To Get New Judge

A Federal High Court judge, E.S. Chukwu,  has withdrawn from the suit demanding that Aminu Tambuwal, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, steps down from office following his defection from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. The law suit in question was instituted byAbiodun Akinlade, a PDP member of the House of Representatives.Akinlade also pleaded

Court stops Adamawa bye-election, orders reinstatement of Ngilari

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered the immediate swearing-in of Bala Ngilari,   former deputy governor of Adamawa State as the state governor. Delivering judgment in a suit filed by Ngilari challenging his purported resignation as deputy governor shortly before Murtala Nyako, former governor of Adamawa was impeached from office, the court declared the

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