Category: Vox pop

Again smugglers attack Customs operatives in Ogun, injure 2 

Is extra-judicial killing of suspected smugglers by Customs justified? 

No. There is no law in Nigeria that smugglers should be killed, talk less of a suspect. There is no institution of government that possess the power of prescribing a...

Nigeria shuts borders again for rescheduled polls

How can Nigerians ensure free and fair elections?

Nigeria can have free and fair elections but it is a collective responsibility on the part of all its citizens. Electoral laws should at least offer equal conditions and...

bonded vehicle terminals.

Should government reduce the import duty on vehicles? 

    Yes, the current rate being charged by the Nigeria Customs Service for import duty is huge; it has made the cost of imported vehicles very expensive. Customs...

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What do you think of Amaechi’s leaked comments on Nigerians being hungry?

The recording being leaked is a good thing for Nigeria because, we are about to choose a Commander in Chief for the next four (4) years. It was an eye opener or let me...

Nigeria ranks 115th in global competitiveness

What are your aspirations for Nigeria in 2019?

I have so many hopes for the year 2019 but let me talk about the most important ones, dear to my heart for our country. Firstly, there must be a change in the economic...

Oil price

Oil price slump: How can Nigeria guard against economic vulnerability?

  Nigeria’s economy will remain vulnerable as long as we depend on the oil sector for most of the income required to implement our annual budgets.The Nigerian...

How can Nigeria attract more foreign direct investment?

Foreign Direct Investments remain a major source of industrial growth and development as well as a major source of technological transfer for developing economies in...

Is Nigeria better than it was during the Jonathan administration?

  Nigeria is better under Buhari’s administration; reason is not far-fetched. President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Osibanjo are firm, assertive and...

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Has Nigeria made sufficient progress in reducing rice importation?

I would say there is no progress until the government introduces a policy that will favour the masses and not the elite. The government has no business doing...

Should Nigerian schools be importing uniforms?

Should Nigerian schools be importing uniforms?

No. If we truly want infant industries to grow, we need to encourage local consumption. Over reliance on imports retards economic growth,so the manufacture of school...

Is it surprising that Nigeria imports soup from China?

It is not because we import everything importable,including tooth picks. When I first heard the news, it seemed to me like a rumour not until I found out that it was...

Stakeholders’ Comments on the 2018 Maritime Cup Competition

Stakeholders’ Comments on the 2018 Maritime Cup Competition

It is an amazing competition put together by the organisers; I commend them for it. I am from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency’s (NIMASA) team...