Category: Vox pop

Buhari

Should the African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA) deal be signed by Buhari?

Yes, President Buhari should sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)in order to enable Nigerians working in other African nations to repatriate their...

Nigeria Railway Corporation

Are you satisfied with government’s efforts in reviving the railway?

The government is taking too long to actualise the revival of the railway. I feel the Federal government does not have the capacity to deliver the rail revolution....

Buhari increase passport validity to 10 years

Do you agree with the proposed 10-year validity for Nigeria’s passport?

Yes, I do. It is much tougher now to get a passport and takes a longer period of time than it used to. The process is an inconvenience. Increasing the validity period is...

Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi wants feedback on his performance as Nigeria’s Transportation Minister, how do you rate him? 

The Minister of transportation has done pretty well within the given time frame and I salute his boldness in allowing for constructive criticism. One of the obvious...

FG unveils new national carrier, Nigeria Air in London 

How do you view the unveiling of Nigeria Air in the UK?

It is a noble idea; we have used the ongoing fair as a marketable launch pad as aviation players were present. The brand was not launched abroad because we are...

Buhari

Is the Federal Government’s response to the killings of Nigerians in South Africa appropriate?

No. The response has not been decisive enough to send the right signals to the international community that Nigeria values the lives of her citizenry.It is the same...

President Muhammadu-Buhari

Insecurity: Should President Buhari sack serving security chiefs?

In my candid opinion, it is time Buhari sacked security chiefs; the level of insecurity in the country is high. The professional thing these security chiefs should have...

Rice smugglers

Should government shut Nigeria’s land borders over rice smuggling?

No. Is rice the only import that passes through the borders? When we close our borders what happens to the exports which also goes through the same route to other...

FG increases excise duty on alcohol, cigarettes 

What do you think of the increase in alcohol, tobacco excise duty?

Increasing excise duty on alcoholic beverages and cigarettes at a time when the government is working hard to reduce inflation rate is not right. This might encourage...

Buhari-and-Xi-Jinping

What is your take on the Nigeria-China currency swap deal?

It is a right step in the right direction. The swap agreement will reduce the strain on Nigeria’s foreign reserves denominated in dollars. The deal is set to take an...

Commission okays Norway's $1tr wealth fund oil stocks investments

Is the recovery of crude oil price a good omen for Nigeria?

The rising crude oil price should have a favourable impact on the Nigerian economy. Granted that we still import petroleum products and a sustained oil price rise could...

Customs seizes N15m Tramadol in Kaduna

How to check abuse of Tramadol, Codeine in Nigeria

How do you control something that is in the market already, a place that is devoid of quality controls?The system is messed up; when drugs are produced and allowed into...