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    MTN Has Been Evading Taxes

    The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC says telecommunication giant, MTN has been involved in tax evasion and should be made to make remittances.
    The NLC president Ayuba Wabba said this during the public service international forum on tax justice system for youths in Africa.

    He said labour is pushing for all political office holders to declare ten years tax payment.
    Nations world over collect taxes as additional revenue to mineral deposits among others, to build better infrastructure. Nigeria is no exception.
    Organised labour is however worried that multinationals have continued to evade tax, leading to lean revenue base.
    The gathering also asked governments to force political office holders to pay taxes they have accumulated for the last ten years.
    The forum also canvassed for African countries to embark on technological advancement.
    Youths from over five African countries are attending the three day event which intends to also come up with a communiqué from the Thabo Mbeki report, which says that over fifty billion dollars leave the African continent through tax evasion.  

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