VAIDS: A renewed hope for taxation systems?

MODERN and progressive societies are driven by efficient taxation systems. Without a doubt, despite recent strides in the country’s tax administration, Nigeria remains – unfortunately – outside the group of nations that have benefited from top-tier taxation systems. In our view, this dire situation is what the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme, VAIDS, aims – […]

Lagos DNA lab: A welcome initiative

THE Lagos State Government, penultimate week, commissioned its DNA (Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid) forensic laboratory. It is the first state-owned DNA laboratory in the country. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had, last year, approved the DNA laboratory project as part of the criminal justice sector reforms designed to solve crimes through technology. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode […]