The Federal Government has increased passport fee by 50%. According to a circular signed by the Deputy Comptroller in charge of Operations/Passport and released a few days ago titled ‘Passport Reforms’, applicants will now pay N15,000 instead of N10,000. (It was officially N10,000 but we all know how much we really paid…lol). Also applicants for change of data will now pay N30,000.
Yet another smartphone maker has eyed the competitive but lucrative Nigerian smartphone market. Lenovo, the world’s number two PC maker has decided to berth in the Nigerian phone market, a first in Africa.
The company, last week opened shop in Nigeria with the launch of its array of smartphones, stating that each smartphone offering targets a particular segment of smartphone customers.
In line with the new automobile policy of the Federal Government, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has issued new fiscal policy measures to regulate the operations of authorized motor dealers in the country.
The CBN, in a memo dated January 20 from its trade and exchange department to all authorized dealers and the general public, spelt out new tariff for all categories of motor vehicles and tyres imported into the country.
Suspended Dana Air has acquired two Boeing 737-500 planes as it seeks to phase out its old McDonnell Douglas aircraft that became infamous in 2012 following a plane crash that killed 163 people, sources at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, disclosed on Tuesday.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has apprehended a trader, Chijioke Nwagu, for allegedly manufacturing and selling counterfeit drugs.
According to NAFDAC, the suspect, who lives on Elemijaye Street, Ajamgbadi area of Lagos State, carries out the illegal manufacture in the toilet of his two-bedroom flat where he mixes chemicals in a 200-litre drum.