Standards Org. of Nigeria Staff, Stakeholders Undergoes Training On Vehicle Inspection

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON),  commenced the training of its staffers and other stakeholders on vehicle inspection and compliance with standards. The Director-General, SON, Mr Osita Aboloma, was represented by Mr Dauda Yakubu, Regional Coordinator, North West, at the training. The two-day event holding in Sokoto, drew participants from the nineteen northern states.  …

Easter Surprise: Lagos Residents to Enjoy Uninterrupted Power Supply

  The Eko Electricity Distribution Plc (EKEDC) says it will ensure uninterrupted power supply throughout the Easter period in the zone. To this end, the electricity company said it had already adopted some measures. Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications of the company, told the the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos…

ECONOMY: We see light at the end of the tunnel –Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is hopeful of replicating the success it has made in the area of security and fight against corruption in the nation’s economy.   A statement released by Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on media and publicity to the President, Office of the Vice President, Laolu…

FIRS to introduce electronic tax clearance certificate,TCC

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it will soon introduce electronic Tax Clearance Certificate (e-TCC) system to  help reduce  fraudulent certificates. Mr Kola Okunola, Director ICT, FIRS, said this in a presentation at the ongoing training by Journalism.com Ltd., in collaboration with FIRS on Thursday in Abuja. He said that the implementation of the…

Nigeria’s inflation dropped by 0.52% in March says Bureau of Statistics

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday said that inflation dropped by 0.52 per cent in March, the second decline recorded on the year- on- year basis. The first decline was recorded in February when inflation dropped by 0.94 per cent. In its latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) for March released in Abuja, the…

FIRS Realises N2.5bn From Value Added Tax Automation With Airlines

  The Federal Inland Revenue Service(FIRS) has entered into Value Added Tax (VAT) automation with Aero contractors, Dana and Medview airlines to boost revenue collection in Aviation. The Director, ICT FIRS, Mr Kola Okunola, said this in a presentation at the ongoing training by Journalism. Com Ltd. in collaboration with FIRS on Wednesday in Abuja….

Value chain economy, key to reduction of prices of goods – Deputy Gov.

Chief Eze Madumere, Deputy Gov. of Imo, on Wednesday said that Gov. Rochas Okorocha’s value chain-based economy was key to building a virile economy aimed at driving an affordable price system. Madumere said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He was commenting on ways of reducing price of……

SON Canvasses Ways Out of Glut For Egg Markets

the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has advised poultry farmers across the country to channel their energies towards increased production of egg powder as one of the ways out of the current glut in the egg market.      Egg powder production requires special machines which processes egg from its original form to powder for other…

Standards Organisation of Nigeria Wants Nigerians to Buy Certified Products

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Friday advised Nigerians to patronise only its certified products to enable them get value for their money. The organisation also promised to continue to flush out substandard products. Its Director-General, Dr Osita Aboloma, made the call at the SON Special Day at the ongoing 2017 Enugu International Trade…

Association advises FG to incorporate constituencies in Economic Recovery Plan

Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA), has advised the Federal Government to incorporate constituencies in the implementation of the just inaugurated Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017 to 2020. Dr Olusanya Olubusoye, the 2nd Vice-President of NSA, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. The ERGP’s……