Understanding Nigeria’s pioneer status incentive
10 August 2017 | 1:30 pm
In a bid to encourage investments in certain sectors of Nigeria's economy, the federal government approved a new list of 27 industries and products that would enjoy pioneer status tax exemption last week.
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