Category: Opinion

Lagos-port

Do you think the FG directive on Ease of Doing Business at the port has been effective three years after?

To some extent it has not been effective. One still hear of multiple officers conducting examinations at port. Customs alone has multiple points from two to four and...

Amaechi: Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll ready in June

What are your expectations from Amaechi’s second term as transport minister?

Amaechi in his first tenure did satisfactorily well. From the report I have heard and the news I read in our daily newspapers, I could see that the railways that were...

Nigeria-border

What’s your view of the joint military exercise at Nigeria’s land borders?

To a large extent, it is s a good development for the country if it is to check insecurity. But as it stands, we cannot conclude if it will help check security...

FG to review revenue sharing formula

Do you support President Buhari’s ban on forex for food importation?

First, we must look at what warranted the banning of forex for food importation by President Buhari and in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). In the...

What do you think of plan by China to ship its used vehicles to Nigeria?

China is a developed country while Nigeria is an under-developed country. However, it is actually disgraceful for us as Nigerians for not developing our country to this...

Trucks-on-Apapa-Road

Has the NPA truck call- up system at Lilypond been effective?

Yes it is working because since it has been implemented, there is free movement and access into Lilypond without any harassment by security agencies.    ...

CBN asks importers to trade with yuan instead of dollar 

Do you support the move by Central Bank to restrict forex on milk importation?

Personally, I am in support of the plan by Central Bank to stop milk importation but I feel it is too early to ban the importation. We should rather delay it to...

cargo scanner

Do you support that scanning operations at port be concessioned to private operators?

The concessionaires were in charge of our scanning units before eventual takeover by Nigeria Customs Service few years ago. Though the takeoff was encouraging but we had...

Nigeria Air

Should government abandon Nigeria Air project?

It is not a wise decision if the government wants to do so, looking at the benefits that could come out from such project in terms of employment opportunity, and the...

gunmen

What better approach do you think the Federal Government can adopt to curb insecurity in the country?

For the government to tackle insecurity, firstly, a key starting point should be to understand the causes of insecurity as well as to investigate their sources because...

President-Muhammadu-Buhari

What is your take on the delayed implementation of minimum wage?

I do not think Nigeria is buoyant enough to implement the minimum wage and that is why I think there is delay. The government are after their own selfish interest and...

How can Nigeria avoid becoming a dumping ground as AfCFTA comes into force?

How can Nigeria avoid becoming a dumping ground as AfCFTA comes into force?

Nigeria cannot be a dumping ground for any trade transaction under the AfCFTA agreement. The protocols that provide the guidelines give member countries the power to...