FIRS proposes road infrastructure funding scheme

October 26, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it is proposing the introduction of Road Infrastructure Tax in Nigeria, to make the informal sector contribute to building a modern society. Executive Chairman of FIRS, Muhammad Mamman Nami, disclosed this recently while receiving a delegation of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) led by its National President, Chris Isiguzo, in his office, Read More

We’re executing over 800 projects—FG

June 24, 2021 ope Sunday 0

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, Thursday, disclosed that Federal Government is executing over 800 projects across the country. Fashola, who hosted the Ohafia traditional rulers and leaders of thought from Abia state, who paid him a courtesy call in his office in Abuja, said no fewer than 36 bridges were under rehabilitation and reconstruction across the Read More

I have cried enough for the maritime industry — Usor

April 28, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Dr. Kingsley Usor is a former Managing Director, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC). In this interview,  the veteran maritime administrator expresses displeasure with the state of the maritime industry 60 years after independence. Where were you at Independence in 1960? I was in secondary school. What is your assessment of Nigeria’s maritime sector 60 years after independence?   My assessment is that Read More