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Appeal Court upholds Tax Appeal Tribunal jurisdiction to determine disputes

ON March 10, 2017, the Court of Appeal in Appeal Nos CA/L/1144/2015 and CA/L/1145/2015 – CNOOC Exploration & Production Nigeria Ltd. & Anor v. Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation & Anor upheld the jurisdiction of the Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) to determine tax disputes. The appeals arose from disputes over petroleum profits tax and tertiary education tax assessments issued to the Appellants by FIRS.

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Why judicial practice, procedure must be modernised — CJN

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri THE urgent need to modernise judicial practice and procedure in various courts across the country, dominated discourse at the 2017 Refresher Course for Judges and Kadis, held at the National Judicial Institute, NJI, in Abuja on Monday, March 13,2017. In his opening address, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen,
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EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLINGS:Why govt should compensate victims’ families

By Innocent Anaba AS denials continue to trail the  report by Amnesty International, which indicted the Nigerian military and police of killing no fewer than 240 people, including babies in Borno State and 177 pro Biafran agitators, another group; this time, a local one, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law, Intersociety,
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