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Nigerian court again postpones tax suit against MTN

Thursday 28 March 2019 | 10:51 CET | News
A Nigerian High Court has again adjourned to 07 May a case hearing centred on the USD 2 billion tax penalty slammed on MTN Nigeria by the country's office of the Attorney-General, Bloomberg reported.  At the hearing on 27 March, the government insisted that MTN must pay the penalty. The  government asked the Lagos High Court to throw out the company's application to stop it from paying backdated taxes. MTN said that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, who imposed the penalty, lacked the power to do so. The firm denied it did not pay taxes properly. 

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