Tag Archives: Tax

Lionel Messi Is Now Football’s Second Billionaire, According To Forbes

According to Forbes, Lionel Messi has become the second footballer in history to earn $1 billion in his career after tax. The Barcelona superstar’s career earnings of over one billion dollars (840 million euros) places Messi in a group of mega-wealthy sports figures containing just Tiger Woods, Floyd Mayweather and his longtime rival on the pitch, Cristiano Ronaldo. In 2020…

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Lagos Debunks Authorizing 5% Levy On Audio And Visual Contents

The Lagos State Government has distanced itself from the five percent levy imposed on audio and visual contents of physical and digital platforms by the Lagos State Film and Video Censors Board. A letter from the film board addressed to IROKO TV CEO Jason Njoku, and seeking the payment of five percent levy “on all audio and visual content…

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Ben Ayade Gets Emotional While Granting Tax Exemption To The Poor In Cross River

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State broke down in tears on Thursday as he removed the tax burden on low-income earners in the state. While speaking at the Government House in Calabar on Thursday, Ayade frowned at the activities of illegal tax consultants who extort money from the poor and vulnerable, a practice he says…

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