Category: Vox pop

Do you support move by Senators to ban importation of generators?

Do you support move by Senators to ban importation of generators?

I am against the proposed bill to ban the importation, selling and usage of generators by Nigerians. If the bill is passed into law, it would kill small and medium-sized...

Are you satisfied with Nigerian government’s response to the Coronavirus disease? https://shipsandports.com.ng/are-you-satisfied-with-nigerian-governments-response-to-the-coronavirus-disease?

Are you satisfied with Nigerian government’s response to the Coronavirus disease?

The Nigerian government to a very large extent hasn’t really showed genuine preparedness towards COVID-19, which is now a global pandemic. I strongly believe the...

National-Assembly-Building

Should the National Assembly buy imported cars for its members or be compelled to use locally made vehicles?

As representative of the people, they should be the first patrons of locally made goods. Apart from billionaire business people, captain of industries and top civil...

Is it right for government to prevent Nigerians from carrying out protests over insecurity?

It is not right. It is the sole duty of the government to provide security for its citizens. Every citizen has his/her fundamental right as written in the Constitution....

Stakeholders kick against 0.2% levy on imports from AU countries

Nigerians react to the implementation of 7.5% VAT increase

I know the aim of the Federal Government is to raise revenue but the increment of VAT rate from 5 per cent to 7.5 per cent is ill-timed because people are battling with...

Buhari seeks support of Nigerians in fight against corruption

Do you support Buhari’s visa-on-arrival policy for Africans?

There is nothing progressive about this policy as it is not well thought out. Firstly, such a visa-on-arrival policy that portends to open up Nigeria to the rest of...

Buhari signs oil contract amendment law in London 

What do you about President Buhari signing a Nigerian Law in the UK?

I will say it is wrong because I do not think a President should sign any document meant for his country in another country. I heard people saying President Buhari can...

MAN opposes excise duty on soft drinks

Do you support the Federal Government plan to charge tax on soft drinks?

Charging tax on soft drinks is a good choice for the Federal Government, with both health and fiscal benefits. Soft drinks are the major sources of sugar in the diet,...

Berger auto dealers deny selling smuggled vehicles

Do you support the clampdown by Customs on car marts?

I see the clampdown as a way of exploiting car marts owners because most of them have been charged duties before bringing in the vehicles. Some officials of Customs...

toll gates on Nigerian roads

Do you support the plan by Federal Government to return toll gates on Federal roads?

I am not in support of the re-introduction of toll gates in Nigeria, I also read about making it cashless. How can the government make tollgates cashless when there is...

Emefiele

What is your take on the CBN cashless policy?

Personally, I believe the new cashless policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is not encouraging and should be reversed. I mean getting a two percent surcharge all...

Do you support government’s plan to increase VAT to 7.5%?

At 5 percent, Nigeria has one of the lowest VAT rates in Africa. However, I am not sure that the timing of this proposed increase is the best. People are struggling. For...