Abuja businesses object to new environmental tax on the use of generators saying it is crippling

BUSINESS owners in Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are up in arms against plans by the government to impose an environmental levy on companies that use private generators to electrify their operations.



No matter how good a government we have, Nigeria is never going to become a productive nation as long as her citizens have these 10 vices

Ayo Akinfe


[1] Nigerians are too passionate about their religious faiths. An overwhelming number of Nigerians are more interested in going to heaven than making their country a better place. Indeed many would burn Nigeria down to the ground just because they believe it will facilitate then going to heaven


British envoy praises Guinness Nigeria for supporting education and creating jobs as well as being a good tax payer

BRITAIN'S deputy high commissioner to Abuja Ben Llewellyn-Jones has commended Guinness Nigeria for promoting job creation and scholarship schemes in the country and for being a credible taxpayer.



Imo police arrest 26 members of Ipob and ESN after they attack police stations in Omuma and Njaba

MEN of the Imo State Police Command have arrested 26 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN) after they attacked police stations in Omuma and Njaba.



United Arab Emirates to lift restrictions on Nigerian visitors and transit passengers on August 5

UNITED Arab Emirates (UAE) government officials have announced that they will lift the ban on transit passenger traffic from Nigeria and several countries on Thursday August 5 in response to the easing of the coronavirus pandemic.



Nnamdi Kanu's lawyers complain security agents are preventing them from seeing their client

LAWYERS representing Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu have complained that they are not being granted access to their client despite there being a court order permitting them to visit him twice a week.



Nigeria picks up two medals at Tokyo winning a wrestling silver and a long jump bronze

NIGERIA has picked up two medals in the Tokyo Olympics this morning after wrestler Blessing Oborududu won a silver in the 68kg category class to add to the bronze long jumper Ese Brume brought home.



Nigeria lacks a class of industrial enterprueners who understand the principle of wealth creation

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] In 1986 that former Nigerian military dictator Ibrahim Babangida launched the Structural Adjustment Programme (Sap). I cannot think of one policy that ruined Nigeria as much as Sap as it simply destroyed numerous state parastatals like the Nigerian Cocoa Board, Nitel, Nigerian Airways, Nigerian National Shipping Line, Nigerian Railway Corporation, etc


Health officials express concern about spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria as death toll rises by 240%

FEARS are growing among Nigerian health officials that the coronavirus pandemic may have a lingering effect in the country as the death toll over the last week has increased by 240% and the number of people testing positive is also rising.



Nigeria's debts to World Bank and African Development double to over $14bn within six years

NIGERIA'S combined debts to the World Bank and African Development Bank (AfDB) doubled to $14.25bn as of at the end of March this year from $7.14bn in June 2015 according to information just released by the Debt Management Office (DMO).




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