Re: There’s nothing like ‘money rituals’
and find out those behind organ harvesting as it is a huge cartel and we must burst it.
This is a major assignment for NAPTIP in collaboration with other law enforcement agencies in 2020.
Be warned, organ buyers, sellers and harvesters!
emmanuel Nwazue, MCL Television, umuahia, Abia State: I read Abimbola Adelaku’s piece on the above subject, last week, and I totally agree with her. Our society, just like the writer pointed out, is one that has its foundations laid in myths and illusions that have stood the test of time and somehow made worse by religion so much so that not even the so-called education in Africa and particularly Nigeria is able to erase such bogus claims as the ‘money rituals’ that have often resulted in tragic waste of innocent lives.
Just as we have stepped into the Day 6 of the New Year, so many prayers and pronouncements were made in different churches and other places of worship on the popular “31st night” preceding the New Year’s Day. I bet you that these were not done without the mention of the almighty ‘unmerited favour’ which has year in year out pushed people into remaining idle and docile - waiting for some money they never worked for.
The year 2019 was rife with alleged cases of ladies deprived of their underwears on gunpoints by individuals who either graduated from our different ‘citadels’ of learning or are still students or just school dropouts who ventured into what we have all come to know in its superlatives as ‘Yahoo Yahoo’, ‘Yahoo Plus’ or even ‘Yahoo
Extra’. It is striking how such crime as Internet fraud, a product of ICT,
TAs a response to a report in that merchants are not complying with the Central Bank of Nigeria directive on the N50 charge on
Point of Sales transactions, just imagine this: I run a small retail store where I sell bottled water. I buy a pack at N1,000 and sell at N1,100, meaning my profit from a customer that comes in just to buy water is N100. From this profit, some fraction goes for rent, staff salaries, fueling of generator, taxes to mention a few.
If this customer pays with the POS and the CBN takes N50, that aumatically means that 50% of my profit is lost. Does this make sense? Lawyers may be able to help out here but I doubt that the CBN has