Rice Waiver in Nigeria

THE SENATE  IN NIGERIA AD HOC COMMITTEE  ON RICE WAIVERS HAS REPORTEDLY SUMMONED THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF CUSTOMS, COLONEL AHMED ALI (RETIRED), TO EXPLAIN WHY HE LIFTED THE BAN ON THE IMPORTATION OF RICE THROUGH THE LAND BORDERS. THE RESOLUTION FOLLOWED A MOTION MOVED BY SENATOR ADAMU ALIERO DECRYING THE COMPTROLLER-GENERAL’S DECISION.  HE SAID THE…

Pawpaw

When you see hawkers parading tray-loads of symmetrically cut and colourful pawpaw fruits to sell on the roads, in the markets  and along the streets,  know then that the pawpaw season has arrived. Grocers and fruit sellers all over town are proudly sectioning or displaying whole pawpaws to sell. Please follow and like us:0

Using Plastic Bags!

From Monday large shops in England will charge 5p for each plastic bag. But how did shoppers get so used to free carrier bags in the first place, asks Chris Stokel-Walker. The Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015 comes into force on 5 October. Please follow and like us:0

Severe Measures Imposed on Smokers in Paris!

Stricter measures to stop people dropping cigarette butts on the streets of Paris have come into force. A BBC report says smokers caught flicking their stub on the pavement will now face a €68 (£50) fine. An estimated 350 tonnes of cigarettes are said to be discarded on the streets of Paris each year. This…