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Customs rakes in N1.12bn IGR, seizes 67 vehicles in Ogun

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun Area Command yesterday disclosed that it generated N1, 129, 119, 923 as monthly revenue for November out of N727, 775, 499 target. The Area Controller, Michael Agbara who disclosed this at the press briefing at the State Command Headquarters, Idi-Iroko, said the command recorded N401, 344, 423 excess. Agbara […]

10 Common Mistakes Small Businesses Make and How to Avoid Them

Unfortunately very few start up businesses make it beyond their 3rd year. Failure is usually down to a number of clearly identifiable mistakes, which if small business owners are aware of, can increase their chances of survival. Here are the top 10 common mistakes which small businesses tend to make. 1.Lack of Market Research When […]

Lagos To Turn Olusosun Dumpsite Into Parks and Gardens

The Lagos state government said it would transform the Olusosun dumpsite into parks and gardens. The state government had on Thursday, March 15, 2018, ordered the closure of the dumpsite after a massive fire which razed about high capacity buses and five refuse evacuation trucks. Visiting the dumpsite for the second time after the fire […]

Buhari Sorry for Dapchi School Attack

President Buhari on Friday said he was sorry that the attack which led to the abduction of pupils from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, happened. He described the incident as “national disaster.” Buhari stated this in a release made available to journalists by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba […]

Federal Govt To Dispose All Unclaimed Looted Assets, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said all unclaimed looted assets including landed properties recovered by the Federal Government would be sold and the proceeds deposited into government treasury. The President made this known when he addressed members of Daura Emirate coalition who paid him a condolence visit at his country home, Daura, Katsina state. President […]

Revenue Collection In Lagos: Ambode Bans Cash Payment

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has banned all cash payment to civil servants in revenue collection across the state with effect from March 1, 2018. The governor issued the ban order on Monday after paying his Land Use Charge at the Opebi branch of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), Ikeja, Lagos, in the presence of top […]

Corruption in High Places: Fresh Scandal Over Unauthorized Withdrawal Of N10 billion in NHIS

Professor Yusuf Usman, recently reinstated as Executive Secretary (ES) of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), is suspected to have been involved in the unauthorized withdrawal of N10billion from the funds contributed by enrollees in the scheme. According to documents obtained by the source, the funds, kept in the Federal Government’s Treasury Single Account (TSA), […]

The Green Alternative: Nigeria’s Agriculture Promotion Policy 2016-2020

The Agriculture Promotion Policy 2016-2020 document, “The Green Alternative” is the outcome of an intensive consultative process starting in November 2015 through April 2016, and involving multiple stakeholders. From farmer groups to investors to processors to lenders to civil servants to academics, many stakeholders provided detailed input, commentary, and support. We are grateful for the resources, energy […]

Don’t Get Stuck In Lagos

Lagos is regarded as center of excellence and economic nerve center of the country. While Nigeria as a whole is mired in recession amid low oil prices and reduced output, Lagos remains a beacon of economic hope in an otherwise impoverished wilderness. The state has an economy bigger and better than most African countries, despite being one of the […]