Tag Archives: Association of Nigerian Bookmakers

Olabimpe Akingba: Localisation is about connectivity not language

BtoBet gets Africa boost via PremierBet renewal

Home to more than 50 countries and some of the world’s fastest growing economies, not least amongst them Nigeria, it is no surprise that Africa has caught the attention of several prominent bookmakers. The likes of Betsson (Betsafe), 888 Holdings (888AFRICA) and Betway have all found a foothold on the continent, but according to Olabimpe Akingba, Executive Secretary of the …

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Adeniji: Regulatory disconnect a ‘headache’ for operators

SBC News Adeniji: Regulatory disconnect a ‘headache’ for operators

The Nigerian national and state regulatory committees must ‘find the synergy to synchronise together’ to achieve a balance between state and national regulations according to Ibukun Okeowo, CEO of Gibet. Speaking on the ‘Challenges of West Africa’ panel on the first day of SBC Digital Summit Africa, Okeowo explained that there is a disconnect between the different types of regulations …

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Nigeria betting stakeholders want end to ‘double taxation’

SBC News Nigeria betting stakeholders want end to 'double taxation'

Nigerian sports betting industry stakeholders have put pressure on the Federal Government to tackle the lingering issue of double taxation, claiming that current tax-inefficiencies are stagnating sector growth. At a summit hosted by industry body the Association of Nigerian Bookmakers (ANB), syndicated operators were all in agreement that taxes charged by the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) and individual states were …

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