STARTING A HOME-BASED CONSULTING BUSINESS Consultants work in nearly every field imaginable. Businesses, organizations, government agencies and even individuals call in a consultant when they need additional expertise in a particular area. Consultants may be called in for hours, days or even longer. The particular arrangements depend on the needs of the client. Successful consultants […]


RESEARCH An idea doesn’t need to be unique to be profitable – as long as there’s sufficient demand for your product. In fact, a unique idea won’t necessarily translate into big sales. There’s often a reason nobody sells a product like yours, and that reason may be that nobody wants one. However, researching and developing […]

Kwara state records 70% IGR increase in four months

Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) says it generated N7.7 billion Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) between the months of January and April, 2018. The Chairman, KWIRS, Dr Muritala Awodun made this known at a press briefing in Ilorin, the state capital, North-Central Nigeria. He disclosed that the N7.7bn revenue generated was against N7.4bn generated in the […]

Nigeria bounces back…

A new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected Nigeria as Africa’s biggest economy, in spite of its current challenges. Nigeria is placed ahead of South Africa and Egypt which are second and third respectively. In August, Nigeria was reported to have lost its position as Africa’s biggest economy to South Africa, following […]

Nigeria misses out…

Global demand to double by 2035 Growing population of the country notwithstanding, Nigeria missed out among top 10 African countries with fastest growing market for air passenger and potential growth in the next 20 years. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast released yesterday noted that Africa will see about […]

FIRS shuts firms …

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), ramped up its tax enforcement drive when its teams shut down premises of companies with tax liabilities in Warri, Lagos and Ilorin. In Warri, Delta State, the enforcement team visited two companies. At a Construction company, along Enerhen Road, the FIRS team evicted all the staff before sealing off […]