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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....

Border closure: Customs now rakes in N5.8bn a day — Ali

Customs: Why government must slash import duty on vehicles

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has asked the Federal Government to reduce the import duty on vehicles from 35% to 5%. The Comptroller-General of Customs,...

Greg Ogbeifun

AfCFTA: Ogbeifun tasks government on indigenous capacity development

  Foremost indigenous shipowner and Chairman, Starzs Investment Company Limited, Engr. Greg Ogbeifun, has advocated the need for more focus on building the...

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...

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...

Customs to commerce electronic cargo tracking in 2019- Ali

Government to relax ban on vehicle importation through land border 

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has hinted of plans by the Federal Government lift the ban on importation of vehicles through the land border. The...

Buhari

Be proud to have been part of this government, Buhari tells outgoing Ministers 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday told his Ministers to “be proud to have contributed to our food security and economic diversification agenda which led to the...

Obasanjo

Obasanjo warns government against destroying private sector investments

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned government authorities against attacks on private investments in the country, charging government officials to see the...

Hadiza-Bala-Usman

Hadiza Bala-Usman: Government policies affecting cargo volumes at seaport 

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has said that the nation’s seaports are losing ship and cargo traffic because of certain...

Saudi Arabia to hike fuel prices, sell national assets, cut salaries

Should government remove fuel subsidy as advised by International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

Our economy is heavily reliant on oil. That is why prices of goods and services go up anytime there is an increase in fuel price. An average Nigerian cannot bear the...

What should the government do to make eastern ports more viable?

I think the government should be able to liberalise the ports, make it more effective for more ships to come. When you talk about challenge of insecurity, it is the...

Inflation Market Lagos

Should government increase value added tax to pay N30, 000 minimum wage?

My response to this question puts my thoughts into a dilemma. With every sense of consideration and fairness to all party, if the government should increase VAT as...