Nigeria

News & Analysis

Nigeria Introduces Permit For Offshore Operators

​​​​​​​Nigeria has implemented a new digital tax collection system for offshore operators and introduced a new permit that does not require establishing a local company or creating an onshore presence.

Nigerian State Clarifies Gambling Ban

​​​​​​​Nigeria’s Anambra state government has been forced to clarify that a reported state-wide ban on gambling activities only pertains to casino games in hotels, restaurants and bars, after misleading local media reports.

Will Nigerian States Give Up Their Regulatory Rights?

The Nigerian High Court has ruled in favour of the country's federal regulator in a long-standing dispute with states over who regulates the market, but doubts remain that local governments will let go of the licensing systems from which they collect taxes.

Research & Reports

Special Report: Africa Gambling Outlook 2019

This special report takes a look in detail at the six African jurisdictions that are considered to be most relevant to the gambling industry: Ghana; Kenya; Nigeria; South Africa; Tanzania; and Uganda. The report discusses the degree of development of juridical systems, the maturity of the gambling markets and both the political and regulatory developments that occurred in the countries in the first half of 2019.

Highlights of the Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill 2016

Perhaps as a reinforcement of the drive and commitment of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill 2016 was one of the first two executive bills to be transmitted to the National Assembly by the President. Desmond Ogba and Ayokanmi Aderibigbe from Templars law firm examine the bill's highlights.

Data & Forecasts

Sun International Report - 2001 to 2022H1

Latest half-yearly data from South African-listed Sun International. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Revenue by business segment, region & casino, EBITDA, operating profit, profit before tax and number of slots & tables by casino. There are approximately 2,415 data points in this document.
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