Category: Vox pop

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...

Buhari

Are Nigerian youths lazy?

No, they are not. Many Nigerians, including youths, have excelled in different careers. Many others desire to work. When you see Nigerians excel all over the world and...

Buhari

What is your take on lawmakers’ call for President Buhari’s impeachment? 

The lawmakers and the president are all same. If they were in shoes, they wouldn’t have performed any better. So, I don’t see their decision as them having...

Customs launches new uniform

Do you agree with the introduction of a new uniform for Customs?

  Having a new uniform for operation is not a problem. The only thing constant in life is change; if those in charge of the Nigeria Customs Service have good reasons...

Olayiwola Shittu

ANLCA members comment on Prince Shittu’s tenure as National President

I rate him excellently well; I worked directly with him as a Principal Staff Officer (PSO), which means I follow his day to day activities and I know him inside out....

Bill Gates

What is your view on Bill Gates’ comment about Nigeria’s economy?

 He said the right words to us all especially our leaders. A country that is not at war but spends twice on defence alone [budgeted and unbudgeted] than its aggregate...

Do you support the return of toll gates on Nigerian roads? 

  It is a welcome idea as long as our roads are fixed, then the toll can be used for maintaining it.No Nigerian will want to pay for toll gate on thesedeath traps...

Buhari

Do you agree with President Buhari’s self-assessment?

Compiled by OluwatoyinAmao I agree with president Buhari when he said he has done is best but it is quite unfortunate that Nigerians are not seeing the result yet and...