Why FG’s Ban on Land Border-Importation of Vehicles Makes NO Sense – Adeeko Ademola

BusinessDay search shows that before the implementation of the new auto policy, which raised duty paid on imported vehicles from 20 to 70 percent to encourage the upcoming assembling plants in the country, about 30,000 new cars and trucks used to arrive Nigeria every month across all the Roll-on Roll-off (RORO) terminals, but the volume has now dropped to about 10,000 monthly.    Most times, I can't help but chuckle at the sheer incompetence and shallow reasoning employed in drafting government policies in Nigeria. These attributes are evident in almost every decision the Nigerian government has taken over time. Such of these ill-advised policies is the latest ban on land border imported vehicles into the country.   Yesterday night,...

How Your Sign Affects Your Sex Life

If you're an Aries, you're all about the quickie. Hey, girl, don't blush, we've all been there: that desperate urge to get down and dirty but with little to no...

Allegations Of Corruption In The Justice Delivery Sector:...

Introduction  For the past three decades, I have been involved in the struggle against human rights violations, corrupt practices and abuse of powers by certain principalities in Enugu State. In the 1980s I was here to defend the...

Five things you didn’t know WhatsApp could do

Earlier this year, WhatsApp announced that it had a user base of more than one billion; that is, one in seven people on earth. People all over the world have been using...

Godwin Okpene: Unmasking the Real Owners of Nigeria’s...

One of the ways in which corruption continues to ravage the economies of resource-rich countries is through hidden ownership of companies operating in their extractive industries. Hidden ownership allows...

Nigeria authority orders Arik Air to pay compensation to passengers

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday directed Arik Air to return all delayed baggage of its passengers from London to Lagos within the next 24 hours. The authority...

Senate to pass Petroleum Industry Bill in tranches – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says Senate will pass the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, PIGB, in tranches as a way out of its non-passage for the past...

1,048 people killed in 11 months in tanker, trailer crashes across Nigeria

At least 1,048 people were killed in 770 road crashes involving 4,365 tankers and trailers from January to November 2016, an official has said. Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal of...

Access Bank warns Customers – ‘Beware of MMM, you will Soon Lose all Your Money’

Access Bank Nigeria Plc has warned its customers to avoid dealing with Mavrodi Mondial Movement, a Ponzi scheme, which has been declared illegal by the Central Bank of Nigeria...

$15.5 million Fraud: Court adjourns Patience Jonathan’s suit to 2017

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court Lagos, on Wednesday, further adjourned till January 18, 2017, hearing in a suit by ex-first lady, Patience Jonathan, seeking enforcement of...

Please, I don’t Accept Gifts – Aisha Buhari Tells Nigerians

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has said that she has not received any gift from anyone since becoming the President’s wife. Mrs. Buhari, who spoke at the unveiling...

Defamation: Court strikes out Buhari’s suit against AIT

The Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja struck out defamation suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari against DAAR Communications, operators of the African Independent Television, AIT. Justice John Tsoho...

JUST IN: Doris Leuthard elected Swiss president

Centre-right politician, Doris Leuthard, will serve as Swiss president next year, the parliament decided on Wednesday in Bern.   Report says the leadership post goes to a different cabinet minister every...

Unwanted pregnancy mainly caused by wrong use of contraceptives – Health Minister

The major cause of unwanted pregnancy is improper use of contraceptives, Nigeria’s health minister has said. Isaac Adewole, disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on...

LASU approves 50 per cent rebate on fees payable for staff undergoing study

The Governing Council, Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, has approved 50 per cent rebate on all fees payable for its staff undergoing courses in the institution. ?According to the university’s...

NCAA gives Arik Air 24-hour ultimatum over delayed Baggage

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority on Wednesday directed Arik Air to return all delayed baggage of its passengers from London to Lagos within the next 24 hours. The directive...

Python dance: Obiano Backs Army, disowns IPOB, MASSOB

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willy Obiano, on Tuesday evening commended the operation Python Dance inaugurated by the Nigerian military in the south-east geo-political zone. He said those condemning the...

Japan’s Sex Problem Is So Bad That People Are Quitting Dating & Marrying

The Japanese sex problem has become so desperate that its young population are giving up on dating and are just marrying their friends. A Government survey found 69 per cent...

Patience Jonathan writes to House of Reps Over EFCC harassment

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan has written a petition to the House of Representatives urging it to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from further “harassment”. The...

Brad Pitt Takes Angelina Jolie Back to Court

Brad Pitt is going to court to keep his custody war with Angelina Jolie private, and sources connected with Brad say his motivation is to thwart her from further...

Why FG’s Ban on Land Border-Importation of Vehicles Makes NO Sense – Adeeko Ademola

BusinessDay search shows that before the implementation of the new auto policy, which raised duty paid on imported vehicles from 20 to 70 percent to...

Nigeria Reps to separate AGF’s office from Minister of Justice

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, moved to separate the office of Attorney-General of the Federal (AGF) from that of Minister of Justice. The move followed the second reading...

Photo: Gov. El-Rufai in Ghana as An Election Observer

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai is currently in Ghana to observe the country’s presidential election. The governor declared the Islamic group Shiites ‘insurgents’ on Monday, a move that has...

We Will Pay Super Falcons, But We Don’t Have Cash Now – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have promised to pay the victorious Super Falcons, but that will be when they have the cash to pay them. NFF general secretary Mohammed...

Desiigner Is Being Sued For $500k Over Allegedly Crashing A Rented Ferrari

Desiigner’ pockets are about to be a little lighter, because he’s being sued for damaging a rented Ferrari back in June. Two of his friends, who have also been...

Brad Pitt Takes Angelina Jolie Back to Court

Brad Pitt is going to court to keep his custody war with Angelina Jolie private, and sources connected with Brad say his motivation is to thwart her from further...

‘‘Soldier’ Was Actually My Song, But It Became Falz’s’ – Simi

Nigerian singer Simi is on the cover of the latest issue of Accelerate TV’s The Covermagazine. In the accompanying interview, the ‘Jamb Question’ singer answers questions on a variety of issues,...

25 Best Films Of 2016, Watch The Epic Supercut

From Beyoncé's Lemonade to the much-hyped La La Land starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, it's been an incredible year for film. And in order to properly celebrate...

Beyoncé Leads with 9 Nominations, The Full List Of Grammy Nominees 2016

Record Of The Year: “Hello” — Adele “Formation” — Beyoncé “7 Years” — Lukas Graham “Work” — Rihanna, featuring Drake “Stressed Out” — Twenty One...

And Now His Watch Is Ended: Game of Thrones Actor Dies

Peter Vaughan who starred in Porridge and Game Of Thrones dies aged 93 Peter Vaughan, best known for his roles in Porridge and Game Of Thrones,...

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Joint Custody Agreement Approved By a Judge

Court documents obtained by ET reveal that the estranged couple's legal agreement was approved on Dec. 2, and grants Jolie physical custody of their six children -- Maddox, 15,...

How Your Sign Affects Your Sex Life

If you're an Aries, you're all about the quickie. Hey, girl, don't blush, we've all been there: that desperate urge to get down and dirty but with little...

Allegations Of Corruption In The Justice Delivery Sector: Implications For Rule Of Law & Democracy By Femi Falana

Introduction  For the past three decades, I have been involved in the struggle against human rights violations, corrupt practices and abuse of powers by certain principalities in Enugu State. In the 1980s I...

Five things you didn’t know WhatsApp could do

Earlier this year, WhatsApp announced that it had a user base of more than one billion; that is, one in seven people on earth. People all over the world have...

Godwin Okpene: Unmasking the Real Owners of Nigeria’s Extractive Assets

One of the ways in which corruption continues to ravage the economies of resource-rich countries is through hidden ownership of companies operating in their extractive industries. Hidden...

Oguntade Lola: The Role of Nigerian Youths in National Development

The Nigerian youth is over 60% of the Nigerian population.  Our population is adequate to enable us achieve whatever we aspire to. Most people come out to...

Truths You Should Know About Porn Addiction

1. The digital age allows a crazy amount of access to porn. In this way, access might contribute to addiction. “I think the dawn of the internet...

John Mbachir: Robbed on Duty, The Benue State House Reality

The feeling of being robbed is an intense and painful experience. If you've been robbed before, you know that feeling of violation, that feeling of being stripped down in...

Seun Oyeniran: Brexit, Trump, China, Globalization and A Case for Nigeria

Hillary didn't win the USA presidential election and Trump is now the president-elect. While many are understandably upset, as individuals we have to move forward. But there...

4 Things That Could Happen When You Hold In Your Pee for Too Long

1. An Embarrassing Accident Just to keep it real: Peeing your pants is a real possibility because the

Michelle Obama Finally Reveals How She Reacted The Night Trump Was Elected

As many Americans waited into the wee hours of election night to find out who would be voted the nation’s next president, First Lady Michelle Obama says she was not...

Weakened Merkel Embarks On Tough Election Campaign

Angela Merkel’s conservatives gave her an over 11-minute standing ovation after handing her another term as party chief, but also issued a warning in re-electing her with the worst...

KKK Holds Parade To Celebrate Trump’s Win

The Ku Klux Klan held a pathetic parade to celebrate the election of Donald Trump in North Carolina on Saturday. The hate group's "parade" was...

Joe Biden Reveals His Plans to Run for Presidency In 2020

On Monday, December 5, just 27 days after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, the Vice President, 74, told...

TIME Announces 2016 Person Of The Year, Meet The 11 Finalists

The shortlist of candidates for the 2016 Person of the Year—TIME’s annual selection of the person who most influenced the news, for better or for worse—was revealed...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE (CHAPTER X)

It gets crowded at the Gate of Hell.

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE (CHAPTER IX) by Japheth J Omojuwa

My tears are flowing like the Brazilian Iguazu falls now but only within me. I felt the path...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VIII by Japheth J Omojuwa

They disappeared just as quickly as they had appeared. I felt like I was sweating but I wasn’t. I couldn’t. I was so afraid. Very afraid . I’d rather...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VII by Japheth J Omojuwa

Now my soul is alone and lonely. My spirit trudges along this darkness of death. A while back my body desired...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VI by Japheth Omojuwa

I decided to open my eyes one last time, to see the object of my desire and death one...