The clearest way to get people to pay more taxes is to show works. Government should double up on accountability, and transparency to multiply compliance.
More taxes must mean more development.
Nigerians want to see more affordable medicines for sick people. As it is, many Nigerians pray never to fall sick, because the extra money to pay before hospital can begin treatment isn’t just there.
The Lagos State Government wants to ban okada and keke. This is because a lot of them drive carelessly, causing accidents.
Attempts to get them to drive more carefully has been largely ignored by many okada and keke drivers.
But banning okada and keke without providing alternative means of livelihood is not advisable.
An okada man speaking to BBC on the issue asked, and I paraphrase: if the thousands of okada and keke drivers [who have thousands of mouths to feed] are banned, how will it be?
That question to me, is food for thought.
According to data sourced and computed by Startup Blink, Lagos has been ranked number 1 in Africa as the best Start up city.
Transport Minister, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has taken to Twitter to announce that the Itakpe-Warri rail line has been completed. According to him, President Buhari will commission the project.
We hope that once the commissioning is over, the rail line begins operations. The completed rail line is expected to boost economic activities in that axis.
A blogger has claimed the price of goods in Nigeria are about to crash. He claimed for example that:
Soon you will be buying that techno phone you bought at N80,000 for N12,000.
Please read what he wrote in this link and tell us if you think he is right.