EU Rejects 24 Substandard Goods from Nigeria – NAFDAC

By Time Nigeria The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said that European Union (EU) rejected 24 exported food products from Nigeria in 2016 for not meeting international market’s standards. This was disclosed on Monday by NAFDAC Director, Special Duties, Dr Abubakar Jimoh while speaking with the Journalists in Abuja. According […]

Emulate Kwara’s Commercial Agriculture Template, Emefiele Told State Governors

By Time Nigeria The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele recently called on state governments to emulate Shonga Farms’ template as a way of delivering the real dividends of democracy to citizenry. This call was made during a working visit to Shonga Farms Holdings Limited. As part of CBN’s economic plans to […]

MMM: Seed of greed, harvest of woe

By Samuel Oyejola Getting married, actually demands serious calculation, cost-counting and lots of deep thinking. To get married during economic hardship in a society like Nigeria where flamboyance is a standard carries along with it a different huddle not many men like to cross. For a businessman like John Audu, (not real name) though he […]

Tax debts: FIRS shuts firms in Ilorin

From Kayode Abdulazeez. The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), ramped up its tax enforcement drive when its teams shut down premises of companies with tax liabilities in Ilorin, Kwara state’s capital. The team visited Kwara Hotels, where its new management, Integrated Services Limited, explained that it was neither aware that the previous management had an […]

Export Ban:  How Nigeria Got To the Party Late

By Samuel Oyejola Ever since the beginning of the year, dry beans exporters in Nigeria had  looked  forward to the resumption of trade between Nigeria and European Union following  the ban on  beans from the country as a result of high presence of pesticide. Unfortunately,  however, these exporters would have to wait till 2019 before […]

BOI:  Re-engineering the polity for prosperity

By Abdul Rahman Aliagan The Bank of Industry was restructured in 2001 to provide renewed vigour and pragmatic approach to aggressively stimulate  the Nigerian economy in order to  transform  her industrial sector in order to place it in good stead in a competitive global economy. The bank that was carved  out of the defunct Nigerian Industrial Development […]