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Economist Counsels FG Against Introduction Of Excise Duty On Carbonated Drinks

Economist and Private Sector Advocate, Dr Muda Yusuf, has counselled the National Assembly and the Federal Ministry of Finance to halt moves to impose excise duty on any segment of the Nigerian manufacturing sector. Yusuf, also the former Director-General of...
NPA Boss; Bello-Koko, Appoints Three Port Managers, Redeploys Others

Wreck Removal Will Create Job Opportunities For Teeming Youths – Bello Koko

The acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA); Mr. Mohammed Bello Koko said the removal of wrecks in the country’s waterways will create job opportunities for teeming youths. Bello speaking last weekend, at the flag-off ceremony of removal...
Over 50% Of Cooking Gas Users Have Switched To Firewood, Charcoal – Retailers

Over 50% Of Cooking Gas Users Have Switched To Firewood, Charcoal – Retailers

The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers (LPGAR), branch of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), says over 50 per cent of cooking gas users in rural areas have switched back to firewood and charcoal. It’s National Chairman, Mr...
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Human face imperative for revenue drive

It does not come as a surprise that the drive by financially hard-pressed states to raise internally generated revenue is making life and business difficult for citizens, considering the many battles the average Nigerian is fighting for survival. States...

AfDB to support tech-based MSMEs with $500m -Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed to support Micro Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs), especially technology-based ones with 500 million dollars in Nigeria. Osinbajo disclosed this on Sunday at the 33rd Inaugural Lecture of Babcock...

Seven killed in Niger boat accident

No fewer than seven persons were said to have been killed in a boat mishap that occurred in Zhigiri village of Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. The incident was said to have occurred when some of the villagers...

Nigeria imported $50.3b goods in 2020

Nigeria imported $50.3 billion worth of goods last year, the International Trade Centre (ITC) has said. The trade map by ITC showed that imports were $4,417,805,000 in January, $3,685,091,000 in February; $4,165,950,000 in March; $2,954,555,000 in April; $3,493,388,000 in...

Customs generated N799bn revenue in 5 months

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that it generated N799 billion in revenues between January and May 2021. This represents a N226.1 billion increase when compared with the amount generated for the same period in 2020. This disclosure was made...

Group blames government agencies for failure of truck e-call up system

The Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) has blamed the failure of the truck electronic call-up system introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on “human interference” and corruption by security officers deployed on the port access roads. AMATO Chairman,...
Nigeria’s Total Trade Hits N12.03Trillion In Second Quarter

Nigeria’s Total Trade Hits N12.03Trillion In Second Quarter

Checks by Shipping Position Daily has revealed that Nigeria’s total trade at the end second quarter of 2021 stood at N12.03 trillion with total import for the quarter under review valued at N6.95 trillion and exports valued at N5.08...

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Customs Intercepts Contrabands Worth N9bn

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), yesterday said it intercepted fireworks explosives and dynamites imported into the country from China. The explosives, which was intercepted...

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