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Duty-free Food Policy: Nigerians Hope For Reduced Food Prices

Some Nigerians have expressed mixed reactions to the federal government’s planned duty-free period on some essential food items in the country. While traders expressed optimism, other Nigerians told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that they were somewhat indifferent to the policy. https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ad The residents argued that experience had taught them that it …

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Decarbonisation Drive Restores Nigeria’s Vanishing Tree Planting Culture

A massive tree planting culture is returning in Nigeria as the country plugs into global energy transition initiative. As part of its unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability, the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) launched a nationwide tree-planting initiative to commemorate World Environment Day. This effort, aligned with the theme “Land Restoration, Desertification, and Drought Resilience,” saw …

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Access Bank Targets Top 20 Position In UK, $1bn Profit By 2027

Access Bank has shared insights about ambitious plans to position its UK subsidiary, Access Bank UK, among the top 20 banks in the United Kingdom, targeting an annual profit of $1 billion by 2027. This was disclosed by the managing director/chief executive officer of Access Bank, Roosevelt Ogbonna during the ‘Facts Behind the Rights Issue’ …

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Clearing Agents Threaten To Sue NAFDAC Over Products Sample Collection

The National Coordinator, 100 per cent Compliance Team of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Ibrahim Tanko, has threatened to drag the National Agency For Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), over alleged collection of samples from importers. The coordinator speaking against the backdrop of allegation that the Team has been rendered ineffective …

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12 Professors, 15 Others Inducted Into Shell Sabbatical, Research Positions

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) Joint Venture has significantly expanded its educational initiatives by inducting 27 Nigerian academics and research interns.This year’s programme, a 35 per cent increase from the previous year, welcomed eight professors, four senior lecturers, and 15 other participants. The event which held at the company’s headquarters in …

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CNG: FG Begins Free, Subsidised Conversion Of Commercial Vehicles

The federal government has begun the implementation of the free and discounted conversion of petrol and diesel-powered vehicles belonging to road transport owners and e-hailing ride companies to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in Abuja. This is coming barely 24 hours after signing agreements with five conversion companies in AbujaThe government also expressed confidence in achieving …

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Food Crisis: Balancing Affordability, Hunger Amidst Economic Realities

There is no doubt that Nigeria is currently grappling with a severe food crisis that has seen the prices of essential food items soar beyond the reach of many of its citizens. The situation is particularly dire as the country struggles to balance food affordability and widespread hunger amidst challenging economic realities. The roots of …

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FIRS Revitalises Tax System, Generates N3.94trn Revenue In Q1

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has stated its commitment in restructuring the tax system that will boost economic growth and development within the nation. This is as FIRS said it generated N3.94 trillion revenue in the first quarter (Q1) of 2024. An exemplary initiative in this regard is the unveiling of the National Single Window, a …

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