EU states set to scrap digital tax plan, to work for global reform

European Union finance ministers are set to ditch a plan to introduce an EU-wide digital tax next week but agree to work on a global reform of the taxation of internet companies, an EU document shows. The move is likely to be welcomed by digital giants like Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook who would have […]

Nigerian insurers attract stable rating despite rising operating costs, claims expense

Confidence in the underwriting capacity of insurance companies operating in Nigeria has started attracting a boost from credit ratings agencies, affirming clients of the insurance firm’s stability, in the wake of stringent regulatory stance and anticipated capital enhancements. Although the industry continues to be plagued with pressure points such as rising claims expenses, high underwriting […]

Ellah Lakes makes full, final settlement of N589.5m debt

The management and board of directors of Ellah Lakes Plc, a listed company which specialises in fish farming, has announced the approval of a full and final settlement of a N589.5 million debt owed to J.W Ellah Sons & Company Limited. The announcement was made via the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a regulatory filing […]

Kellogg’s acquire $420 million stake in Nigeria’s Tolaram Africa Foods

Kellogg’s has exercised an option to acquire a stake in packaged food manufacturer Tolaram Africa Foods (TAF), a subsidiary of Tolaram Group, for $420 million, as the company seeks to expand its presence in the African market. Kellogg’s formed a joint venture agreement with Singapore-based Tolaram in 2015, which saw both companies take a 50% […]

La Liga, Big Cola Nigeria sign regional partnership deal

LaLiga, the men’s top professional association football division of the Spanish football league system and AJEAST Nigeria, makers of Big Cola, have signed a strategic regional partnership deal for an intensified engagement with the league’s fan base in the country. The strategic deal announced Thursday at a press conference in Lagos makes the multinational beverage company the […]