Towards addressing the prevalent challenge of housing in Nigeria, Big Homes, an Abuja based real estate developing firm has said it is poised to accommodate Nigerians through affordable housing. The company which has carried out major constructions within the city, has built tastefully furnished houses ranging from Terraces, Flats ,...
As implementation of Executive Order begins, dilapidated access roads, poor lighting mar take off. YUSUF BABALOLA writes. Aparently desired to improve ease of doing business in Nigeria the acting President had signed Executive Order compelling a 24-hours port operations in the nation’s seaports. The Executive order was also to enhance ease...
by Bukola Idowu, Lagos Nigeria has been projected to emerge the 14th largest economy in the world by the year 2050 but it needs to aggressively boost domestic and foreign investments over the next decade to deliver sustainable growth with per capita gains. According to PWC the recent string of economic...
By ZAKA KHALIQ, Lagos As the federal government through the National Insurance Commission(NAICOM) and the National Pension Commission (PenCom) concludes the release of Joint Service Agreement, a framework that will regulate the administration of Annuity Business, eight of the 26 life insurance companies have gotten regulatory approval to take fresh...
BYSOLOMON AYADO, And  AHURAKA ISAH,  Abuja In order to increase tax collection and reduce over-dependency on oil revenue, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has disclosed that it was targetting a N1.8 trillion Value Added Tax (VAT) collection for the 2017 fiscal year. The revenue collection body said VAT is expected...
As Nigeria prepares to issue the first Sovereign Green Bonds by this third quarter, CHIKA OKEKE examines several inter-agency collaboration, benefits of the bonds and how it would green Nigerian economy. Prior to Nigeria’s participation at the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United...
BY CHIKA OKEKE, Abuja The chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, as well as the Ministers of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola and his counterpart in Labour and Employment ministry, Dr Chris Ngige, have reiterated the commitment of the federal government to meeting the targeted N1trillion...
BY BUKOLA IDOWU, Lagos The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, yesterday, sealed four companies in Lagos and Port Harcourt over their failure to meet their tax obligations totalling N630 million. The affected firms include Charcoal and Spices Restaurant Limited, GRA, Port Harcourt, and Cioscon Nigerian Limited at 14 Aba Road, Port...
By OLUSHOLA BELLO, Lagos The President of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has revealed that the focal point of the company is to replicate the revolution it brought about in cement production into agriculture particularly rice and sugar. Dangote, who stated this in Jalingo recently when he paid a...
Alh. Hassan Bello is the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC). Fielding questions from some Editors when he visited the corporate headquarters of LEADERSHIP newspapers Group Limited recently,  he spoke on some of the  Council’s activities under the Buhari administration, including what they are doing to sanitise the...