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Mrs. Lizzy Ovbude: Shame To Death

Mrs. Lizzy Ovbude: Shame To Death

Death invaded our territory on November 1st 2018 and claimed one of our most dependable and industrious Hall of Famers, Mrs  Elizabeth Ovbude, who until her death was  the Managing Director of Port and Terminals  Operators Nigeria Limited(PTOL),operators of Rivers Port in ...

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New Truck Regime: Truckers, Freight Forwarders, Professionals Express Conflicting Views

New Truck Regime: Truckers, Freight Forwarders, Professionals Express Conflicting Views

By Kenneth Jukpor Following the unveiling of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Nigerian haulage industry, truck owners, drivers, freight forwarders and transport professionals have expressed conflicting views on the new initiative expected to transform trucking business in the country. ...

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Gas production leaps as NNPC records 1,858 vandalised pipelines

Gas production leaps as NNPC records 1,858 vandalised pipelines

A total of 230.35 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas was produced in the country in July this year, averaging a daily production of 7,678.17 million standard cubic feet (mmscfd), the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed. The ...

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Experts urge fiscal policy reforms in non-oil sector

Experts urge fiscal policy reforms in non-oil sector

The need for the government to build a strong revenue base for sustainable development formed the thrust of the roundtable discussion at the just concluded Economic Summit in Abuja. The discussion was necessitated by the realisation that Nigeria’s revenues have remained consistently low and overly dependent on the oil sector that has grossly ...

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Reps to reopen alleged $1.348b power fraud probe

Reps to reopen alleged $1.348b power fraud probe

GenCos claim non-payment since June, NBET disagrees The House of Representatives could reopen the probe into an alleged $1.348 billion power sector fraud levelled against General Electric (GE) and Rockson Engineering Nigeria Ltd. The issue, which has lingered for years, ...

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ASUU begins strike, labour mobilises for tomorrow

ASUU begins strike, labour mobilises for tomorrow

•Workers insist on N30,000 minimum wage • Vow to disrupt flight operations, others As its tomorrow’s deadline for strike draws close, organised labour did not attend the conciliatory meeting with the Federal Government’s team in Abuja yesterday. It said it ...

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